National Dance Project Production Grant

Sponsor Deadline: 

Mar 1, 2023


New England Foundation for the Arts

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Production Grants are awarded to 20 dance projects annually through a competitive two-stage application process. Artists/choreographers and/or companies apply to receive a package of support that includes: 

$45,000 for the creation of a new dance project 

$10,000 in general operating support for the artist/company 

$11,500 for production residency and/or community engagement plans 

$35,000 to support a U.S.* tour** of the work 

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 project during the creation period (defined as the period from the receipt of funds to the premiere of the performative work). Works may not premiere before October 1, 2023.