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Q&A: Community Engagement Grant Applications

Recently the National Endowment for the Arts launched the new Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants. The NEA developed this grant opportunity in partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA), and M-AAA also manages the grant program. Christine Bial, M-AAA’s director of arts & humanities grant programs, spoke to us about this funding opportunity and what areas potential applicants should consider as they put together a proposal.


Partnerships and Outreach: What Creative Forces Learned from the CCPs

Partnership, Collaboration, and Outreach – taken together, these elements form critical infrastructure for community-based projects serving military-connected populations. This blog explores relationships and collaboration, both within community projects and with clinical partners, as keys to effective programs.


III. Creative Forces Art Therapy Research

Section 3 of Advances in Creative Forces® Clinical Research and Applications of the Creative Arts Therapies for Treating PTSD and TBI in Military-Connected Populations by Dr. Donna Betts. Image courtesy of National Endowment for the Arts.

Donna Betts


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