If you are looking to apply for a grant, or make the case for investment in the arts, take a look at these resources. Specifically tailored to New Hampshire and the Monadnock region, you’ll find data on the economic and social impact of the arts.

Local & State Data

Monadnock Region Arts & Economic Prosperity Study III (2008)*

*We are currently conducting the Arts & Economic Prosperity Study V in the Monadnock Region. More information here.

New Hampshire Arts & Economic Prosperity Study IV (2012)

Arts & Economic Prosperity IV CALCULATOR - put in your organization's information, and it will extrapolate your direct impact on the local economy.

Monadnock Region Dun and Bradstreet Creative Industry Data

Monadnock Region Creative Industry & Occupation Snapshots from NH Division of Resources and Economic Development

Arts Advocacy: Monadnock Region Talking Points

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts 2015-16 Budget Cuts Talking Points


Resources for nationally based Data, Training, Networking, and Resources

3 Fantastic studies on Arts participation and Economic Impact by the National Endowment for the Arts

Americans for the Arts

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Center for Creative Placemaking

Art of the Rural

New England Foundation for the Arts


Powerpoint Presentation on how to use data to show outcomes, and more, by Michael Duffin, PhD