Foundations and Funding Opportunities

Biennial Grants for Mature Women

Biennial grant of $1,000 to a woman poet, fiction writer, nonfiction writer, playwright, or TV script writer. NOTE: Next grants awarded in 2007. Write for guidelines.

National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

1300 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(phone) 202-785-1997
Email: info@nlapw.org
Website: www.nlapw.org

 

Lannan Foundation

Supports the creation of exceptional English-language literature and seeks to develop a wider audience for contemporary poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Funds organizations that support diverse writers through publication, presentation, and distribution.

Lannan Foundation
313 Read Street
Santa Fe , NM 87501
(phone) 888-221-3133
(fax) 505-986-8160
Email: info@lannan.org
Website: www.lannan.org

Poets & Writers

Supports matching fee payments up to $1,000 to writers for readings and workshops in California, New York State, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington, DC, and Detroit only.

Poets & Writers
72 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
(phone) 212-226-3586
(fax) 212-226-3963
Email: denise@pw.org
Website: www.pw.org

Yellow Fox Foundation

Assists needy individuals who are pursuing well-defined goals in the arts, education, sciences or humanities. Small grants for immediate and direct use, to assist in completion of a well-defined project, including such things as obtaining equipment, supplies and related materials or for attendance at a meeting or program in your field.

Yellow Fox Foundation
P.O. Box 2115
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA  90274
Email: yellowfoxfoundation@cox.net
Website: www.yellowfox.org

Princess Grace Awards for Theater Artists and Playwrights

Dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging young artists in theater to realize their career goals through scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships. Awards are based primarily on the artistic quality of the artist’s past work, his/her potential for future excellence, and the appropriateness of the activities to the individual’s artistic growth.

Princess Grace Awards
150 East 58th Street, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10155
Phone: (212) 317-1470
Fax: (212) 317-1473
Email: info@pgfusa.com
Website: www.pgfusa.com

Sundance Theatre Laboratory

A three-week long workshop offering playwrights, directors, choreographers, composers, solo performers, and ensembles the time, space and support to develop new plays and musicals or to explore new approaches to existing scripts.

Sundance Theatre Laboratory
8530 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 360-1981
Email: Deborah_Stover@sundance.org
Website: www.sundance.org/theatre

Tobin Foundation for the Theatre Arts

Grant requests having specific focus on theatrical arts, including opera and theatre stage, set, and costume design are encouraged.

Tobin Foundation for the Theatre Arts
P.O. Box 91019
San Antonio, TX  78209-1019
Phone: (210) 828-9736
Fax: (210) 828-6560
Email: Tobinart@mindspring.com 

U.S./Japan Creative Artists’ Program

A partnership of the NEA and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), allows American artists to live and work in Japan for five months. Architects, choreographers, composers, creative writers, designers, media artists, playwrights, visual artists and solo theater artists who work with original material (including puppeteers, storytellers and performance artists) are encouraged to apply.  Artists who create original work in a multidisciplinary form are also eligible.

Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission
1201 15th St. NW, Suite 330
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 653-9800
Fax: (202) 653-9802
Email: artists@jusfc.gov
Website: www.jusfc.gov

~ by jwoodall on August 11, 2008.

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