Grants/Funds

Opportunities: Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For US Based Queer Women(+) Dance Artists Deadline – Oct. 21, 2018

Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For US Based Queer Women(+) Dance Artists Deadline – Oct. 21, 2018 Application: Online Queer|Art, NYC’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ artists, is proud to introduce the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists. The new $10,000 grant will be awarded US-based artists for making cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work. Women(+): The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant employs an expansive definition of the word “woman.” Queer|Art strongly encourages self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and non-binary artists to apply. The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists is a new grant awarded to artists for making cutting-edge dance and/or movement-based performance work. The 2018 grant is adm...

Opportunities: 2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award (Washington DC) Deadline – August 3, 2018

2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award (Washington DC) Deadline: August 3, 2018 Online Application: https://sandrfoundation.org/programs/washington-award Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: The S&R Foundation Washington Award recognizes talented emerging artists working in visual arts, music, and dance. This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. The Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000. Additionally: Award winners become part of the S&R Foundation network of artists, scientists, and social entrepreneurs. Award winners will be invited to the Washington Award Ceremony in Washington D.C. in Spring 2019. Applications close August 3,...

Opportunities: LUCKY CHANGEMAKER Call for Entries!

In 2016 LUCKY TRIMMER launched the LUCKY CHANGEMAKER. This initiative supports artistic projects that use a creative practice as an innovative conduit for a social cause or as a catalyst for social change. Annually LUCKY TRIMMER grants a 500 € award to the recipient of the LUCKY CHANGEMAKER to contribute to the development, continuation or realisation of his/her project. What is the LUCKY CHANGEMAKER grant for? – Projects that embody the LUCKY spirit and that are engaged with physicality, movement and performance. All artistic disciplines are eligible (dance, visual arts, theatre, film/video, music, performance-based arts, interdisciplinary arts). – Projects that increase environmental awareness, promote social equality, showcase art’s social dimension, address cultural respons...

Opportunities: Open Call – New Settings Grant From The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès (Worldwide) Deadline – 07/01/2018

Open Call – New Settings Grant From The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès (Worldwide) 2019 Deadline: 07/01/2018 Online Application: http://www.fondationdentreprisehermes.org/en/candidatures Fee to Participate or Apply: FREE Description Of Opportunity: With New Settings, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès supports each year the creation and diffusion of new performance works. The chosen projects all feature crossovers of some kind or another: playing on the porosity of the boundary between performing arts and visual arts, their creators experiment with original and unusual forms. A series of imperatives has guided New Settingssince its inauguration in 2011: to listen to the concerns and needs of artists and back them at every step of their journey, from the studio to the stage; to support ...

Opportunities: Open Call – Franklin Furnace Fund 2018-19 (New York) Deadline – 04/01/2018

Open Call – Franklin Furnace Fund 2018-19 ((New York)) 2018 Deadline: 04/01/2018 Online Application: http://franklinfurnace.org/artists/franklin_furnace_fund/ff_application.php Fee to Apply: FREE Description Of Opportunity: The Franklin Furnace Fund awards grants annually to emerging artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. Grants range between $2,000 and $10,000 based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace. Franklin Furnace has no curator; each year a new panel of artists reviews all proposals. They believe this peer panel system allows all kinds of artists from all over the world an equal shot at presenting their work. Every year the panel changes, as do the definitions of “emerging artist” and “perf...

Open Call: 10 Day Production Residency + €1500 – LIVE WORKS Performance Act Award_Vol.6 

LIVE WORKS Performance Act Award_Vol.6  (Dro, Italy) 7th – 22rd July 2017 10 Day Production Residency + 1500 Showcased in the 38th edition of the Drodesera Festival of Performing Arts (20th, 21st, 22nd July 2018) Apply Today! NEW DEADLINE 12TH April 2018 Online Application: https://liveworks.wufoo.eu/forms/q5xqu8r1eqvo43/ Fee to Apply: €24 LIVE WORKS is a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices that contribute to deepening and broadening the idea of performance, following the current evolution of performance and its styles. This platform aims to measure the concreteness of performance in the real world, investigating the double of nature of LIVE – in person and alive – highlighting those moments in which performance integrates with the dynamics of life. Created in 201...

Apply Today: LuckyTrimmer – CHANGEMAKER 500 € Grant

Deadline: 23.06.2017 Artists notification: 23.07. 2017 Apply Online:  www.goo.gl/forms/FvoBe1ucRx8TshDD3 Are you an independent artist or a collective who demonstrates artistic excellence and uses their practice as an innovative conduit for a social cause? If your project incorporates physicality, movement or performance and showcases how art’s social dimension can address cultural responsiveness and responsibility, LUCKY TRIMMER might be looking for you! How can art connect local communities and social minorities? How can artists encourage under resourced communities to overcome barriers and to participate in creative process? How can artists or art organisations create equitable access to culture, foster conversations, increase environmental awareness or promote social equality through t...