COMPAS Receives NEA Art Works Grant to Support Arts Camp for Older Adults

Grant part of NEA announcement of 788 Art Works grants and $24.81 million in funding nationwide

Saint Paul, MN — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that COMPAS (Community Programs in the Arts) is one of 788 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. COMPAS is recommended for a $20,000 grant to support its extended Arts Camps for Older Adults which it runs in partnership with Minnesota Creative Arts and Aging Network (MnCAAN). The 788 Art Works grants total $24.81 million and support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts.  Read more