Helping all Virginians
tell their stories

Like Eddie Bond, the Appalachian fiddler whose talent and dedication to his community won him the 2018 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship.

NEA National Heritage Fellow Eddie Bond performs at the Richmond Folk Festival with the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters on 10/13/18.

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Open grant application deadlines are July 15th & January 15. Fellowship application deadline is December 1.

Undertaking the most challenging work in our history

At a time when divisions may be easier to see than the values that unite us, our work brings people together and honors our shared humanity.