Foundation / Corporation
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
04/10/20 5 PM PST
Grants of up to $30,000 to California nonprofit organizations for contemporary arts programs in eligible counties. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. New applicants should contact the Funding Source. The program supports small and mid-size dance, theater and multidisciplinary arts organizations. The Foundation is interested in continuing to foster a thriving arts ecosystem across the Bay Area and accepts proposals from organizations in six counties, including: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara. However, the Foundation primarily funds projects taking place in San Francisco and Oakland.
NEW Program Priorities
The NEW Program prioritizes support for:
The NEW Program supports both new and experimental works. This includes the creation of new performance work and/or restagings of contemporary theatrical productions. Only restagings that have not had a Bay Area premiere will be considered. While the Foundation’s priority is to support Bay Area artists and to highlight local voices in the process, applications are accepted from local organizations for work that originates outside of the region.
GrantWatch ID#: 163221
Grant ranges from $5,000–$30,000. The grant amount requested may not exceed more than 50% of the organization’s last closed fiscal year budget.
The grant period is 24 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please direct questions about the Arts grantmaking schedule to Arts Program Staff at email@example.com.
Contact Director of Grants Management, Miyesha Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org with any online system-related questions.
USA: California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo or Santa Clara counties
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