Foundation / Corporation
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
05/29/15 3:00 PM EDT
Grants of $20,000 and $40,000 to USA artists and arts organizations working together to increase demand for, and interest in, jazz, theater, and contemporary dance. Intent to Apply Forms are due by April 24, and a webinar will take place on May 5, 2015. Artists and organizations must have a prior history of working together and will mutually conceive the proposals in order to receive a grant.
These grants specifically support organizations hosting artists on-site for a minimum of 30 days within a maximum 15-month period to imagine and plan programs, projects, or activities that will build demand for jazz, contemporary dance, and/or theater.
GrantWatch ID#: 153437
Building Demand for the Arts grants will support at least 50 partnerships between artists and dance companies, theaters, presenting organizations and/or select service organizations.
Organizations with annual expenses of $300,000 - $749,999 in connection to jazz, contemporary dance, and/or theater in each of the last three completed fiscal years and the current year may apply only for grants of $20,000.
Organizations with annual expenses of more than $750,000 in connection to jazz, contemporary dance, and/or theater in each of the last three completed fiscal year and current year may choose to apply for grants of either $20,000 or $40,000.
Applicants submitting full proposals for Exploration Grants will learn whether or not they have been selected for funding no later than September 30, 2015.
Approved Exploration Projects may begin no earlier than November 1, 2015, and must be completed within 15 months but no later than February 28, 2017.
First grant payments will be made to grantee organizations no earlier than November 1, 2015.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Questions about program intent or review process should be addressed to:
1. Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts: 212-974-7107 or BCameron@ddcf.org.
2. Cheryl Ikemiya, Senior Program Officer: 212-974-7108 or CIkemiya@ddcf.org.
3. Zeyba Rahman, Program Officer: 212-974-7104 or ZRahman@ddcf.org.
Logistic questions about deadline dates, submission of electronic forms, and/or technological difficulties should be addressed to Lillian Osei-Boateng, Program Associate, at: 212-974-7109 or LOsei-Boateng@ddcf.org.
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