Category Archives: Funding

Creative Development: Site Specific Commission Opportunity

The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts is seeking two performing artists or artist groups/organizations to develop and perform new work for Waterfront Park. These site specific residencies are opportunities to collaborate with the Office of the Arts on … Continue reading

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The Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP) of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities invites individual dance artists and choreographers who live in the District to apply to the 2019 Individual Artist Fellowships Application Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm ET Grant Period: October … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Dance Loft on 14 CHOREOGRAPHER SPACE SUBSIDY PROJECT

Opportunity Dance Loft on 14 CHOREOGRAPHER SPACE SUBSIDY PROJECT Dance Loft on 14 is thrilled to offer subsidized weekday, daytime rehearsal rates for local choreographers, dancers, and dance companies. Generously funded by contributions from our Board of Directors, the DC … Continue reading

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MAP Fund’s 2018 application opens on 9/28!

SAVE THE DATE! Our application opens Sept. 25th, 2017. View this email in your browser. 2017 Announcement – home page Take our eligibility quiz to find out if your project is eligible for MAP funding — we highly recommend determining your … Continue reading

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Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Accepting Applications for Observers Program

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Accepting Applications for Observers Program MARCH 22, 2017 DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2017 http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp7567-stage-directors-and-choreographers-foundation-accepting-applications-for-observers-program?utm_campaign=rfps%7C2017-03-22&utm_source=pnd&utm_medium=email The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation is accepting applications from emerging directors and choreographers for paid opportunities to observe the work of … Continue reading

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Apply now to the MAP Fund.

Applications are due October 28th View this email in your browser. Our application is open! Before you begin Round One of your application, read about the grantmaking process, tips for drafting a project description, and key information about selecting work … Continue reading

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National Dance Project Touring Awards

Applications Invited for National Dance Project Touring Awards DEADLINE: OCTOBER 11, 2016 A program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, the National Dance Project Touring Awards support the national tours of new dance works, with up to $35,000 … Continue reading

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2017 Maryland Individual Artist Awards App & Guidelines Now Available!

Subject: 2017 Maryland Individual Artist Awards App & Guidelines Now Available! Date: May 19, 2016 at 4:02:30 PM EDT Apply now! 2017 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award guidelines and application are now available. The Individual Artist Awards are … Continue reading

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Dance Metro DC 2016 Presentation Grant Program

Application Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2016 @ 5:00pm Please click here for more information. Dance Metro DC’s 2016 Presentation Grant program supports the presentation of original dance works by DC area choreographers. Two dance works will be selected for presentation … Continue reading

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Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship

Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship Part of DanceAfrica BAM announces a new fellowship in honor of DanceAfrica founding elder Baba Chuck Davis. This unique opportunity is open to emerging choreographers, offering dance practitioners a chance to travel to Africa and … Continue reading

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Proposals for Grants for Collaborative Performing Arts Tours

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Proposals for Collaborative Performing Arts Tours ArtsCONNECT, a program of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, is accepting proposals for projects that increase access to live performing arts engagements for audiences across the mid-Atlantic region, especially in underserved … Continue reading

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National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Grants

National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Grants DECEMBER 13, 2015 DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2016 The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and midsize organizations for projects that extend the reach of the … Continue reading

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Grit Fund for Baltimore Artists

The Contemporary Invites Applications From Grit Fund for Baltimore Artists DECEMBER 11, 2015 DEADLINE: JANUARY 29, 2016 The Grit Fund, which is administered by the Contemporary art museum in Baltimore, supports unincorporated and collaborative artist-organized activity that contributes significantly to … Continue reading

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Applications for Residency Programs – Univ. at Buffalo

University at Buffalo Creative Arts Initiative Accepting Applications for Residency Programs DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2016 The University at Buffalo established the Creative Arts Initiative in order to provide artists and performers with opportunities to take up residencies in Buffalo, during … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Grants Enhance Educational Youth Programs in the DC Metropolitan Area

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Good Neighbor Grants http://www.jkcf.org/grants/good-neighbor-grants/ The Good Neighbor Grants program, an initiative of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, seeks to identify and strengthen ties with youth-serving nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Washington, DC, region, including the surrounding … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity – HATCH: Call for Choreographers

Funding Opportunity HATCH: Call for Choreographers http://www.birdsonawire.org/call-for-choreographers/ If you are an artist whose itching to create a new dancework, can Birds on A Wire help you? HATCH: HATCH is a ten month long program focused on serving emerging choreographers in … Continue reading

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NET/TEN Travel and Exchange Grants

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Deadline: Sept 9 Network of Ensemble Theaters has announced the deadlines for the 2015-16 cycle of NET/TEN Travel and Exchange Grants. The program is open to individuals, ensembles, students, and affiliate members of NET and supports relationship building … Continue reading

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Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for USArtists International Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for USArtists International Grant Program AUGUST 14, 2015 Administered by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the USArtists … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: MAP Fund Application LOI Opens Aug 31

Funding Opportunity MAP Fund Application LOIhttp://mapfundblog.org/the-program/ August 31, 2015 Online Letter of Inquiry Registration Opens September 28, 2015 Online Letter of Inquiry Application Deadline http://mapfundblog.org/the-program/ GOALS The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that exploration drives human progress, no … Continue reading

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Applications Invited for National Dance Project Touring Awards

Applications Invited for National Dance Project Touring Awards DEADLINE: OCTOBER 13, 2015 http://philanthropynewsdigest.org A program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, the National Dance Project Touring Awards support the national tours of new dance works, with up to … Continue reading

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Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants

Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants DEADLINE: APRIL 29, 2015 (LETTERS OF INQUIRY) The Chicago-based Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are underrecognized by the field. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry to … Continue reading

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Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Accepting Fellowship Applications

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Accepting Fellowship Applications From Artists and Scholars DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships to advanced professionals in all fields — including the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative arts (except … Continue reading

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NEA guidelines available

National Endowment for the Arts 2015 Funding Guidelines Posted Arts Works and Challenge America Have February, April, and July 2015 Deadlines Washington, DC—Guidelines and application materials for two National Endowment for the Arts funding categories have been posted on the … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Proposals for Collaborative Performing Arts Tours

ArtsCONNECT DECEMBER 5, 2014 DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015 ArtsCONNECT, a program of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, is accepting proposals for projects that increase access to live performing arts engagements across the mid-Atlantic region, especially in underserved communities. The program is … Continue reading

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY Kennedy Center Local Dance Commissioning Project

Calling all local choreographers! The Kennedy Center is now accepting applications for the 2015 Local Dance Commissioning Project Calling all local choreographers! The Kennedy Center is now accepting applications for the 2015 Local Dance Commissioning Project Application Deadline: December 19, … Continue reading

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ENGAGING DANCE AUDIENCES RECEIVES RENEWED FUNDING

Dance/USA is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to renew Engaging Dance Audiences (EDA), the national funding program focused on the implementation, refining, and sharing of dance audience engagement practices. In … Continue reading

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Dance Metro DC Announces Two New Granting Initiatives for the DC Area Dance Community

Dance Metro DC Announces Two New Granting Initiatives for the DC Area Dance Community Washington, DC – Dance Metro DC, the regional service organization for dance in the DC area announces two new grant programs designed to put resources directly … Continue reading

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Applications Invited for National Dance Project Touring Awards

Funding Opportunity Applications Invited for National Dance Project Touring Awards POSTED: SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14, 2014 http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/grants/national_dance_project_touring_award A program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, National Dance Project Touring Awards support national tours of new dance … Continue reading

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Graham Foundation is accepting proposals for its Individual Grant Programs.

Graham Foundation is accepting proposals for its Individual Grant Programs. Deadline: September 15, 2014 Description: The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange … Continue reading

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Arts Council of Fairfax County is accepting proposals for its FY15 Organizational and Professional Development program.

Arts Council of Fairfax County is accepting proposals for its FY15 Organizational and Professional Development program. Geographic Focus: Fairfax County, VA Deadline: September 10, 2014 Description: The Arts Council of Fairfax County creates and nurtures an environment in which the … Continue reading

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Mid Atlantic Foundation is accepting proposals for USArtists International.

Mid Atlantic Foundation is accepting proposals for USArtists International. Deadline: September 5, 2014 Description: USArtists International (USAI) is committed to ensuring that the impressive range of expression of the performing arts in the United States is represented abroad, and that the … Continue reading

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MAP Fund Information Session: Washington DC

Event Registration Here MAP Fund Information Session: Washington DC MAP Fund | Lauren Slone, Program Associate Friday, August 15, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT) Washington Performing Arts 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 510 Washington DC, 20036 Event Registration Here … Continue reading

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USArtists International 2015 Guidelines and Application Available

From: Brigid Zuknick <brigid> Subject: USArtists International 2015 Guidelines and Application Available Date: July 21, 2014 at 2:05:11 PM EDT New Guidelines and Application Now Available! First Round Deadline: September 5, 2014 The guidelines and online application are now available … Continue reading

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EmcArts Invites Applications for Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies

DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2014 EmcArts, in partnership with the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, is accepting applications for Round 2 of the Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies, a sixteen-month program designed to help performing arts organizations and arts development agencies … Continue reading

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DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities – Grants 2015

http://dcarts.dc.gov/page/current-funding-opportunities DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities – Grants 2015. Visit us online to learn about our funding opportunities for individuals and organizations for FY 2015. Grant applications are available online. For more information and FREE tickets: http://dcarts.dc.gov/page/current-funding-opportunities  

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