In its spring round of funding, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded 13 Colorado arts organizations roughly $2.6 million in grants.
- Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: Project featuring the artist Natalie Jeremijenko.
- Crested Butte Music Festival: The Young Artist Program and the Opera Children's Chorus program.
- Central City Opera House Association: Support performances and a tour of Benjamin Britten's "The Prodigal Son," Lera Auerbach's "The Blind," and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier's "Don Quixote and the Duchess."
- Clyfford Still Museum's exhibition and a publication, "Clyfford Still: The Works on Paper."
- Lighthouse Writers Workshop, for a summer festival and year-round workshops, craft, seminars, public readings, salons, and on-stage interviews.
- Metropolitan State College of Denver's Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Young Artist Studio. A free, after-school contemporary art program for youth, students from local schools.
- New Dance Theatre's national tour in celebration of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance company's 45th anniversary season.
- Phamaly Theatre Company's production of "Cabaret," with book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
- National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts's exhibitions and educational programming associated with the national conference for the ceramic arts in Kansas City, Missouri.
- University of Northern Colorado's Arts Education Leadership Institute.
- Vail Valley Foundation's 27th Vail International Dance Festival.
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