Vanguard Arts Fund / Deadline: May 12

The Vanguard Arts Fund provides development support to diverse teams of artists interested in creating works—especially works that cross artistic disciplines—in a collaborative environment. From the seed of an idea for a new play, to a concept for a classic adaptation, to a first draft or first song of a musical, the Fund provides intensive...
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Queer Cat Productions Artist Residency / Deadline: June 5

Black queer and/or trans artists anywhere in the world can apply to be in residence as primary generative artist with Queer Cat Productions for one year. The resident will receive a total of $8,000 to create, develop, rehearse, and publicly share the new work. Queer Cat Productions is a theater company based in the San...
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LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists / Deadline: March 16

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) provides the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award and early career support program for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. LIFT provides financial support and professional development to artists whose work aims to uplift communities and advance positive social change. Eligible applicants...
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The Folger Institute Artist Research Fellowship / Deadline: January 18

The Folger Institute Artist Research Fellowship is open to artists working in all media whose work would benefit from significant primary research. This includes, but is not limited to, visual artists, writers, dramaturgs, playwrights, performers, filmmakers, and composers. While a terminal degree is not required for the Artist Research Fellowship, applicants should describe their training and level...
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National Theatre Project Creation and Touring Grant / Deadline: March 8

The National Theatre Project provides grants to projects submitted by U.S.-based theater ensembles and individual theater artists with identified collaborators. Only one application per ensemble or artist will be accepted per year. Organizations must be able to prove nonprofit status; for individual artists, an organizational partner may serve as the fiscal agent. All projects must...
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