Funding for Perfoming arts

Foundation and philanthropic support for theater and the performing arts from around the Web.



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Serving on the board of a non-profit can be a very beneficial experience. There is a wide range of industries or interests that you could serve on a board for. From animal rights to the performing...more

United States Artists Picks Up $20 Million in Funding From Ford, Others
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

United States Artists has received almost $20 million in recent contributions. The money comes from philanthropic groups, especially the Ford Foundation, and private donors. United States Artist will...more

Disney awards $100000 grant to Wharton Center for Performing Arts

Disney awarded a $100,000 grant to the Wharton Center for Performing Arts to bring Disney Musical into the schools. Wharton is one of only 4 organizations in the country to partner with Disney for...more

York College Announces Construction of Performing Arts Center

York College will be planning to construct a performing arts center on its campus with $2.2 million in gifts and pledges toward the total project amount of $3.5 million construction costs. The...more

Bonita Springs Community Fund Awards $20,000 Grant to Center for Performing Arts
Foundation: Southwest Florida Community Foundation

The Bonita Springs Community Fund, a fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, awards a $20,000 check to the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs. The purpose of the award is to support...more

1214 Foundation Aims to Create Newton Performing Arts Center

The 1214 Foundation, founded by Danbury plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Baroody, hopes to establish a Newton Performing Arts Center to provide community healing through the arts. Since the Sandy Hook...more

Central Illinois Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Illinois

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is accepting community arts grants for groups that offer arts programs. Programs should fall into the required categories including arts education,...more

Solano Community Foundation\'s Education Plus! Mini-Grant Program
Foundation: Solano Community Foundation

Solano Community Foundation recently announced its 2012-13 Education Plus! Mini-Grant Program for Solano County public schools. Available grants up to $1,000 will be awarded to support innovative,...more

William Penn Foundation Gives $10.9 Million in Arts Grants
Foundation: Pew Charitable Trusts, William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation announced $10.9 million in grants designed to spur and stabilize cultural growth in and around Philadelphia. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts received the largest...more

12 North Texas Arts and Culture Organizations Receive Grant

Twelve North Texas arts and culture organizations were awarded grants totaling $1.5 million by the Texas Instruments Foundation. The recipients of the grants are Anita N. Martinez Ballet...more




Government Support for the Performing Arts




Support Live Theatre Productions and Education Programs
National Park Service
This project provides funding for artistic, production, and technical services to Ford’s Theatre Society to produce classic and new American plays and musicals and education programs that...more
Posted On - 2018-08-07


NEA Research: Art Works, FY2019
National Park Service
The Arts Endowment’s support of a project may start on May 1, 2019, or any time thereafter. Grants generally may cover a period of performance of up to two years, with an exception for projects...more
Posted On - 2018-08-03


: Implementing the Avian Monitoring Protocol for the National Park Service Units of the National Capital Region Network
National Park Service
Breeding land birds were identified as a high priority vital sign and a monitoring protocol was developed for NCRN (Dawson and Efford 2014). Since 2007, the University of Delaware has worked...more
Posted On - 2018-06-19


Programming in the the People's Republic of China
U.S. Mission to China
Building mutual understanding is a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy abroad. Through the explanation and presentation of U.S policies, values, culture and history, U.S. embassies and consulates...more
Posted On - 2018-05-30


Cultural Preservation of Traditional Forms of Expression
U.S. Mission to Afghanistan
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is pleased to announce an open competition for eligible organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to...more
Posted On - 2018-04-16


Foster Performing Arts in Schools
U.S. Mission to Afghanistan
Based on funding availability, this program will provide access to the performing arts for young audiences in order to share Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage with young audiences, inform...more
Posted On - 2018-04-03





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