Foundation / Corporation
New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
06/07/21 11:59 PM EST
Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit dance companies and choreographers to create and present new dance productions to audiences in the USA and/or territories. Funding is intended to cover production and touring costs related to works that engage local communities.
Creation funds and general operating funds are paid directly to the artist/company or their fiscal sponsor to cover expenses related to making the new dance work during the creation period (defined as the period from the receipt of funds to the premiere of the work).
Production residency and/or community engagement funds are also paid directly to the artist/company or their fiscal sponsor and may only be used to:
NEFA acknowledges that the definition of touring continues to change, however NEFA remains steadfast in supporting artists/companies in however they choose to share their work. This may be via safe in-person gatherings or virtually.
GrantWatch ID#: 194398
20 dance projects annually
Artists/choreographers and/or companies apply to receive a package of support that includes:
- $45,000 for the creation of a new work
- $10,000 in general operating support for the artist/company
- $11,500 for production residency and/or community engagement plans
- Up to $35,000 to support a U.S.* tour** of the work
Works may not premiere before October 1, 2021.
The NDP touring period for projects that receive a 2021 Production Grant: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2025
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://sforce.co/2XnreVj
Questions about the program or eligibility:
Program Director, Dance
Program Manager, Dance
Questions about the application process or grant forms:
Grants Manager, Dance
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