Grants/Funds

Opportunities: Open Call: 2022 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Dance (USA) Deadline – 06/11/2021

Opportunity: Open Call: 2022 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Dance Where: USA When: Spring 2022 Deadline: 06/11/2021 Online Application: Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: The Vilcek Foundation will award three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant artistic directors, choreographers, and performers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in dance. Applications are open from now through June 11, 2021. The 2022 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Dance: -Recognize and celebrate young foreign-born dance and movement artists -Highlight the many ways that immigrants’ contributions enrich our culture and society -Provide valuable support to artists at a pivotal point in their career -Dancers, choreographers, and arti...

Opportunities: danceWEB scholarship programme 2021 (Vienna, Austria) Deadline – 5th December 2020

Every year, danceWEB offers participation in all workshops, research projects as well as attendance at all performances of the ImPulsTanz festival plus mentoring by an artistic coach to about 60 dancers and emerging choreographers from more than 40 countries.

Opportunities: The Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Application Deadline Extended to 1 February 2021 (Worldwide) Deadline – 1 February 2021

The Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program awards financial support worldwide to not-for-profit organizations for performances of musical works by Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein, to individuals and not-for-profit organizations for scholarly research pertaining to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Marc Blitzstein, and to not-for-profit organizations for relevant educational or scholarly initiatives. Grant proposals in support of performances of authorized versions of works will be accepted for the 2021 grant cycle (for performances occurring between 1 January 2021 and 1 July 2022). Next application deadline: 1 February 2021.

Opportunities: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant | Residency Program ZARATAN AIR (Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal) Deadline – 15/11/2020

Opportunity: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant | Residency Program ZARATAN AIR Where: Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal When: 2021 Deadline: 15/11/2020 Online Application: https://zaratan.pt//en/event/465 Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant Residency Program ZARATAN AIR DEADLINE | From 15th October to 15th November, 2020 (24H00) ELIGIBILITY | Emerging and professional artists, performers, musicians, curators, writers and other cultural agents are eligible to apply. The residency program is designed for international artists – or national artists residing abroad – for the development of artistic projects, individual or collective. Zaratan defends a multidisciplinary and experimental a...

Opportunities: project grants for performances on “dignity and receptivity in times of distance keeping”(Germany, Europe) Deadline – September, 15th 2020

Opportunity: project grants for performances on “dignity and receptivity in times of distance keeping” Where: Germany, Europe When: Start August, 1st 2020 Deadline: September, 15th 2020 Online Application: stipendium@himmelheber-stiftung.de Fee to Participate or Apply: 0 Description Of Opportunity: Project description (GERMAN): https://www.wuerdekompass.org/wuerde-und-beruehrbarkeit We award up to 6 project grants to artists who work on a performance or installation on the theme “dignity and receptivity in times of distance keeping”. The central point is the connection between human dignity and human receptivity (physical, emotional). A critical, artistic and personal examination of the topic should be negotiated. The work should be shown publicly, but this is not mandatory. If...

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.02 with Deb Margolin

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program's Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Our second episode features playwright, actor, and founding member of Split Britches Theater Company, Deb Margolin.

Opportunities: Zaratan AIR Grant Open Call 2020 (Lisboa) Deadline – 30/11/2019

Zaratan AIR | GRANT | OPEN CALL 2020 (Lisboa) 2020 Deadline: 30/11/2019 Online Application: https://zaratan.pt/en/event/407 Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: Zaratan AIR | Residency Program OPEN CALL 2020 | 4 Weeks Residency Grant DEADLINE | From October 17 to November 18, 2019 ELIGIBILITY | Emerging and professional visual artists, performing artists, sound artist, curators and writers are eligible to apply. The residency program is designed for international or Portuguese artists residing abroad for the development of artistic projects, individual or collective. Zaratan defends a multidisciplinary and experimental attitude, where all the areas and the languages of the artistic expression are considered. DURATION | 4 weeks GRANT | Once a year Zaratan offers a 4...

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...

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