USArtists International® (USAI) supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States with grants of up to $18,000. The program funds individuals and ensembles across all performing arts practices and disciplines. Since 2006, USAI has helped fund more than 960 companies’ performances in 94 countries. USAI works to promote the range of United States performing arts abroad and supports America’s aesthetic, geographic, gender, and racial diversity.
If you have an engagement at a festival between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023, you may be eligible to receive funding. Applications are due by 11:59pm Eastern Time on March 30, 2022.