Grant Programs at a Glance
Leadership U[niversity] prepares professionals from all areas of the theatre for greater leadership responsibilities and long-term careers in the theatre. The program makes awards in two different areas: One-on-One grants of $75,000 plus additional support for early-career leaders and Continuing Ed grants of up to $5,000 for mid-career or veteran professionals.
Continuing Ed Application Deadline:
August 1, 2013
One-on-One Application Deadline:
August 12, 2013
Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships supports actors and their artistic and professional development. Awards to actors are in two areas: Distinguished Achievement grants of $25,000 for actors with a substantial body of work and Extraordinary Potential grants of $15,000 plus additional support for early to mid-career actors. Host theatres receive $7,500 for costs associated with residency.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013
This biannual award is designed to identify and assist exceptional mid-career freelance directors.
Through the generosity of the Edgerton Foundation, TCG is thrilled to offer conference subsidies to 40 playwrights whose work has been supported by the Edgerton Foundation’s New American Play Awards.
Global Connections supports geographically unrestricted travel to foster international collaborations between US-based artists and their colleagues around the world. The program offers funding in two different categories: On the Road travel grants of up to $5,000 each and In the Lab project development grants of $10,000 each.
Application Deadline: March 11, 2013
MetLife/TCG A-ha! supports creative thinking in theatres and enables them to try new appraches to problem-solving. The program offers two different initiatives: Think It grants of $25,000 for research and development and Do It grants of $50,000 to support implementation and testing of new ideas.
Application Deadline: May 13, 2013
The Young Leaders of Color Program was created in 2008 to gather groups of young theatre professionals of color from around the U.S. at TCG's National Conferences to engage in a dialogue about the new generation of leadership.
Supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, this opportunity is aimed at developing in-depth professional relationships between American Theatre magazine and established theatre journalists in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Applications for this program are not being accepted at this time.
Photo Credits: From top left, Kate Sutton-Johnson, Global Connections, photo by Rachael Castell; Bart DeLorenzo, Alan Schneider Award, photo by Michal Daniel; Akiba Abaka and Alfred Heartley, Young Leaders of Color, photo by Michal Daniel; From bottom left, Alvin Chan, Fox Fellow, photo by Brad Goda; Deborah Asiimwe, New Generations Future Leader, photo by Michal Daniel; Salvage Vanguard Theater, A-ha!: Do It; Suli Holum, Fox Fellow, photo by Trevor Martin; and Katy Rubin, Global Connections, photo by Tim Smith. Top of page