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December 2023|Announcement

Highlights from Veterans Day 2023

Throughout the Creative Forces network, our clinical team and Community Engagement grantees honored military veterans with programs, exhibits, and performances nationwide.
September 2023

Music Therapy Research Award Announced

The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF), Inc., is pleased to announce a clinical research award of $900,000 to the Indiana Institute for Medical Research, which is collaborating with the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center (Indianapolis, IN), as part of the Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network.
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September 2023|Announcement

National Endowment for the Arts Announces More Than $760,000 in Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance, is pleased to announce the second round of recipients of Creative Forces® Community Engagement grants, supporting military, veterans, their families and caregivers, for 34 organizations in communities nationwide.

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