Creative Economy Funding Resources and Links

Valuable resources to guide communities in developing the creative economy are available within New Hampshire, throughout the New England region, and nationwide. Individual communities have many choices in starting down the path toward enhancing economic vitality,s upporting creative industries, and increasing cultural tourism, depending on the community’s needs and interests.

a.    Funding Resources

NH State Council on the Arts

New England Foundation for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Art-Speak (Portsmouth) Funding Sources List

New Hampshire Department of Education School Improvement Grants

New Hampshire Economic Development and Public Funding Sources

Community Development Finance Authority


b.    Links to Creative Industries, Advocacy Groups, Artists and Performance Venues

New England Foundation for the Arts Artist and Venue Directory

Arts Alive! Artist Directory and Arts Alive! Organizations Directory

Art-Speak Portsmouth’s Cultural Scene

Sidewalk Performer Guidelines

Arts and Culture Directory

Creative Concord

Arts In Focus Show - Concord TV

Americans For The Arts

NH Business Committee For the Arts Directory

Visualize Nashua, City Arts Nashua, Nashua Arts Commission Facebook Page

New Hampshire Citizens for the Arts