Cambodian Rock Band at Signature Theatre

 

2020 Grants Program Awardees

 

As one of the leading funders of performing arts organizations in our city,
we are committed to answering the call to stand strong and dig deep for our grantees
during this most challenging of times for the New York City arts community.

 

In response to COVID19, the Howard Gilman Foundation Board of Trustees
approved nearly $32.5M in grants to support the following arts organizations,
emergency regrant/response programs, and initiatives:

 

  • 14th Street Y

    $57,500 for performing arts programming and residencies

  • 651 ARTS

    $225,000 for general operating support

  • 92Y Harkness Dance Center*

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • A Better Jamaica, Inc.

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

    $400,000 for general operating support over two years

  • A.R.T./New York

    $400,000 for general operating support

  • Abrons Arts Center*

    $40,000 for general operating support and $15,000 for residency support

  • The Acting Company

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • The Actors’ Fund of America*

    $250,000 for emergency response grants, $160,000 for mental health support, and $50,000 for general operating support

  • Advance NYC

    $70,000 for micro-contracts and consultancy support

  • The Afrikan Poetry Theatre

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Afro Latin Jazz Alliance

    $225,000 for general operating support and $12,000 for technology upgrades

  • Alarm Will Sound*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for digital programming

  • All For One

    $40,000 for general operating support and $13,000 for digital programming

  • Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    $125,000 for general operating support

  • Amas Musical Theatre

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • American Ballet Theatre

    $200,000 for general operating support and $50,000 for technology upgrades

  • American Bolero Dance Company

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • American Classical Orchestra

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • American Composers Orchestra

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • American Dance Abroad

    $25,000 for New York City artist services

  • American Indian Community House

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • American Lyric Theater

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • The American Opera Project

    $70,000 for general operating support

  • American Tap Dance Foundation

    $50,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for technology upgrades

  • American Theatre Wing

    $25,000 to support the Obie Awards

  • Americans for the Arts

    $100,000 for the NYC DIAL Program over two years and $25,000 for general operating support

  • AMERINDA

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Angela’s Pulse

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Apollo Theater

    $300,000 for general operating support and $17,500 for technology upgrades

  • Ars Nova*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Art Defined

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Arts Administrators of Color Network

    $20,000 for the Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

  • Arts Business Collaborative

    $27,900 for technical assistance and consultancy support

  • Arts for Art

    $120,000 for general operating support over two years and $10,500 for technology upgrades

  • ArtsPool

    $50,000 for general operating support and $75,000 for financial stabilization

  • Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • Atlantic Theater Company

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • Ayazamana Cultural Center

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance*

    $100,000 for general operating support, $25,000 for technology upgrades, and $15,000 for artist fees

  • Ballet Hispánico

    $525,000 for general operating support

  • Bang on a Can*

    $100,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for commissioning

  • Baryshnikov Arts Center

    $275,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for strategic planning

  • BAX

    $70,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for technology upgrades

  • Bedlam*

    $35,000 for general operating support and $34,000 for artist fees

  • Beth Morrison Projects*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for artist fees

  • Big Dance Theater

    $90,000 for general operating support over two years

  • The Billie Holiday Theatre for Social Justice

    $225,000 for general operating support and $300,000 for The Black Seed

  • Blank Forms

    $30,000 for general operating support and $6,000 for technology upgrades

  • Bombazo Dance Co.

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Braata Productions Corp.

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • BRIC

    $375,000 for general operating support of Performing Arts Programming and $30,000 for technology upgrades

  • Bronx Council on the Arts

    $500,000 for the Bronx Cultural Visions Fund over two years and $50,000 for general operating support

  • Bronx Music Heritage Center

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music

    $850,000 for general operating support

  • Brooklyn Arts Council

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Brooklyn Raga Massive

    $75,000 for general operating support

  • The Brooklyn Steppers

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Brooklyn Youth Chorus*

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Buglisi Dance Theatre

    $30,000 for general operating support

  • The Bushwick Starr

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Camille A. Brown & Dancers

    $165,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for cash reserves

  • Caribbean American Repertory Theater

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

    $225,000 for general operating support and $100,000 for the Racial and Social Justice Webinar Series

  • Carnegie Hall

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Center for Performance Research

    $70,000 for general operating support

  • Center for Traditional Music and Dance

    $60,000 for general operating support and $33,000 for digital programming

  • Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Chamber Music America

    $600,000 for regrants to small ensembles over two years and $100,000 in general operating support

  • Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Chen Dance Center

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Cherry Lane Theatre

    $20,000 for general operating support

  • Chinese Theatre Works

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • The Chocolate Factory Theater

    $70,000 for general operating support

  • The Civilians

    $70,000 for general operating support and $16,000 for technology upgrades

  • Classic Stage Company

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • The Classical Theatre of Harlem

    $300,000 for general operating support

  • Clubbed Thumb*

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Culture Push

    $30,000 for the NYC Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund and $10,000 for The Dance Union’s NYC Dancers Relief Fund

  • Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Dance Heginbotham*

    $30,000 for general operating support

  • Dance Lab New York*

    $35,000 for general operating support and $10,000 for residency support

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem*

    $300,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for technology upgrades

  • Dance/NYC

    $475,000 for general operating support over two years, $550,000 for the Dance Advancement Fund over two years, and $250,000 for the Coronavirus Relief Fund

  • Danspace Project*

    $65,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for production support

  • Davalois Fearon Dance

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Dixon Place

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Dorrance Dance*

    $35,000 for general operating support

  • Doug Varone and Dancers

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • The Drama League of New York

    $80,000 for general operating support, $30,000 for equipment, and $20,000 for the Directors Emergency Relief Fund

  • Dramatic Question Theatre

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Dramatists Guild Foundation

    $25,000 to support the Emergency Grants Fund

  • The Dream Unfinished Orchestra

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • El Taller Latino Americano

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Elevator Repair Service

    $100,000 for general operating support and $13,000 for technology upgrades

  • Elisa Monte Dance

    $80,000 for general operating support and $16,000 for consultancy support

  • En Garde Arts

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Ensemble Studio Theatre*

    $60,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for consultancy support

  • Episcopal Actors’ Guild

    $25,000 for the Emergency Aid & Relief Program

  • ETHEL

    $50,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for digital programming

  • Fiasco Theater*

    $30,000 for general operating support

  • The Field

    $150,000 for general operating support over two years and $100,000 for technical assistance

  • The Fire This Time Festival

    $2,500 for general operating support and $13,000 for technology upgrades

  • First Peoples Fund

    $15,000 for the Resilience Fund

  • Fist and Heel Performance Group

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

    $120,000 for general operating support and $50,000 for a Center for Percussive Arts feasibility study

  • Flushing Town Hall

    $225,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for technology upgrades

  • Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Forces of Nature

    $75,000 for general operating support and $23,000 for technology upgrades

  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts

    $15,000 for general operating support

  • French Institute Alliance Française

    $80,000 for the Crossing the Line Festival over two years

  • Gallim Dance

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • Gibney Dance*

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • Gotham Early Music Scene

    $50,000 for general operating support and $17,000 for digital programming

  • Haiti Cultural Exchange

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • The Harlem Chamber Players

    $75,000 for general operating support and $26,000 for digital programming

  • Harlem Stage

    $300,000 for general operating support and $10,000 for technology upgrades

  • HERE

    $130,000 for general operating support, $30,000 for artist fees, and $25,000 for the PROTOTYPE Festival

  • Hi-ARTS

    $75,000 for general operating support and $35,000 for technology upgrades

  • Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture*

    $60,000 for general operating support and $29,000 for technology upgrades

  • House Foundation for the Arts

    $50,000 for general operating support and $13,000 for technology upgrades

  • ID Studio Theater

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Imani Winds

    $75,000 for general operating support

  • The India Center

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • IndieSpace

    $50,000 to support the Rapid Relief Emergency Grants and $40,000 for general operating support

  • International Arts Relations (INTAR)

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD)

    $75,000 for general operating support, $50,000 to support Evolve, and $40,000 for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund

  • International Contemporary Ensemble*

    $80,000 for general operating support and $21,000 for technology upgrades

  • Irish Arts Center

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Irish Repertory Theatre*

    $75,000 for general operating support and $24,000 for technology upgrades

  • ISSUE Project Room

    $180,000 for general operating support over two years and $10,000 for digital programming

  • JACK

    $90,000 for general operating support over two years and $6,500 for technology upgrades

  • JACK Quartet

    $80,000 for general operating support and $18,500 for digital programming

  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

    $105,000 for general operating support

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center

    $300,000 for general operating support

  • Jazz Foundation of America

    $50,000 for the Musicians’ Emergency Fund and $40,000 to support the Gig Fund

  • The Jazz Gallery*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $32,000 for technology upgrades

  • Jazz Power Initiative

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • José Limón Dance Foundation

    $150,000 for general operating support and $35,000 for technology upgrades

  • The Joyce Theater

    $400,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for consultancy support

  • K.S. J.A.M.M. Dance Troupe

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Kaatsbaan

    $36,000 for residency support

  • Kaufman Music Center

    $100,000 for general operating support of Merkin Concert Hall

  • Keen Company

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Kinding Sindaw

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • The Kitchen*

    $65,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for technology upgrades

  • The Knights

    $110,000 for general operating support

  • Korean Traditional Marching Band

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Kyoung’s Pacific Beat

    $7,500 for general operating support and fiscal sponsor fees

  • La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club*

    $300,000 for general operating support and $35,000 for technology upgrades

  • LaMicro Theater

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • The Lark*

    $75,000 for general operating support

  • The Laundromat Project

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Lavender Light Gospel Choir

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • League of American Orchestras

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • LEIMAY

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

    $40,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for residency support

  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    $200,000 to support the Mostly Mozart Festival over two years and $100,000 for general operating support

  • Lincoln Center Theater*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • The Loisaida Center

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Lotus Music & Dance

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • The Louis Armstrong House Museum

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

    $80,000 to support the River to River Festival over two years and $50,000 for general operating support

  • Lubovitch Dance Foundation

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Lumberyard

    $40,000 for residency support

  • Mabou Mines

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • Mama Foundation for the Arts

    $75,000 for general operating support and $12,000 for consultancy support

  • Manhattan Theatre Club

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • MAP Fund

    $90,000 to support the regranting program

  • Mark Morris Dance Group*

    $100,000 for general operating support and $45,000 for technology upgrades

  • Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • MasterVoices

    $100,000 for general operating support and $40,000 for digital programming

  • Ma-Yi Theater Company

    $150,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for commissions and technology upgrades

  • MCC Theater*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Mencius Society for the Arts

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • The Metropolitan Opera

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Mexico Now Festival

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

    $85,000 to support USArtists International grants for NYC-based organizations

  • Miller Theatre

    $30,000 for general operating support

  • Mint Theater Company*

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • MOBBallet

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Monica Bill Barnes & Company*

    $35,000 for general operating support

  • Mount Tremper

    $8,000 for residency support

  • MOVE|NYC|

    $75,000 for general operating support

  • Movement Research

    $100,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for artist fees

  • Multicultural Music Group

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Musicians Foundation

    $10,000 for CV19 Emergency Aid

  • National Alliance for Musical Theatre*

    $20,000 for general operating support

  • The National Asian American Theatre Company

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • National Black Theatre

    $275,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for consultancy support

  • The National Jazz Museum in Harlem*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $18,000 for technology upgrades

  • National Sawdust

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • The New 42nd Street

    $200,000 for general operating support and $35,000 for technology upgrades

  • New Dramatists

    $150,000 for general operating support and $10,000 for artist fees and technology upgrades

  • New Federal Theatre

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • New Georges

    $120,000 for general operating support, $50,000 for consultancy support, and $10,000 for artist commissions

  • The New Group

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • New Heritage Theatre Group

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • New Music USA

    $50,000 for general operating support, $50,000 for NYC project grants, and $50,000 for the Music Solidarity Fund

  • New Ohio Theatre

    $20,000 for general operating support

  • New York African Chorus Ensemble

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • New York Arabic Orchestra

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • New York Chinese Cultural Center

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • New York City Ballet

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • New York City Center

    $400,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for digital programming

  • New York City Children’s Theater

    $35,000 for general operating support

  • New York City Players

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • New York Community Trust

    $200,000 for the COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund: Arts and Culture and $50,000 for the Mosaic Fund

  • New York Philharmonic

    $250,000 to support Project 19 over two years and $100,000 for general operating support

  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

    $35,000 to support The Oral History Project

  • New York Public Radio*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • New York Stage and Film

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • New York Theatre Workshop*

    $100,000 for general operating support and $15,000 for technology upgrades

  • New Yorkers for Culture and Arts

    $20,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for consultancy support

  • Noche Flamenca

    $120,000 for general operating support over two years

  • Nonprofit Finance Fund

    $92,000 to provide financial health technical assistance

  • Noor Theatre

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • On Site Opera

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • OPERA America

    $75,000 for general operating support and $75,000 to support artists services

  • Orchestra of St. Luke’s

    $400,000 for general operating support

  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    $275,000 for general operating support and $21,000 for technology upgrades

  • Page 73 Productions

    $80,000 for general operating support, $20,000 for playwright retreats, and a $75,000 challenge grant for the Campaign for Page 73

  • Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

    $50,000 for general operating support and $25,000 to support the production of Cambodia Agonistes

  • Park Avenue Armory

    $120,000 for general operating support of performing arts presentations

  • Parsons Dance Foundation

    $100,000 for general operating support and $26,000 for technology upgrades

  • Paul Taylor American Modern Dance

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • Pentacle*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $50,000 for the Fiscal Urgent Care Program

  • People’s Theatre Project

    $20,000 to support The PTP Company and $40,500 for general operating support

  • Pepatian

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Performance Space New York

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • Performing Arts Mosaic

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Pick Up Performance Co(s)

    $30,000 for general operating support

  • Ping Chong + Company*

    $70,000 for general operating support

  • The Play Company

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • Playwrights Horizons

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • The Playwrights Realm

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Pregones Theater/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater*

    $150,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for technology upgrades

  • Primary Stages

    $110,000 for general operating support

  • Prospect Theater Company

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • The Public Theater

    $400,000 for general operating support

  • Queens Council on the Arts

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Queens Theatre

    $100,000 for general operating support and $30,000 to support Theater for All

  • Queensboro Dance Festival

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

    $120,000 for general operating support and $40,000 for artist commissions

  • Red Bull Theater*

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Redhawk Native American Arts Council

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Renegade Performance Group

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Repertorio Español

    $225,000 for general operating support

  • RIOULT Dance NY

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Roulette

    $150,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for digital programming

  • Roundabout Theatre Company*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • RudduR Dance / Everald Christopher Rudd

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • SDC Foundation

    $15,000 for COVID-19 relief grants

  • Second Stage Theatre

    $250,000 for general operating support

  • The Shed

    $100,000 to support the Open Call program over two years and $50,000 for general operating support

  • Signature Theatre

    $400,000 for general operating support

  • SITI Company

    $50,000 for general operating support over two years and $100,000 for the Legacy Campaign

  • Skirball Center for the Performing Arts*

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

    $20,000 to support PASS: Performing Arts Salon Saturdays

  • Sō Percussion

    $70,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for digital programming

  • Soho Rep.

    $150,000 for general operating support and $20,000 for technology upgrades

  • The Sol Project*

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • SPACE on Ryder Farm

    $25,000 for residency support

  • St. Ann’s Warehouse*

    $100,000 for general operating support and $45,000 for technology upgrades

  • Staten Island Arts

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Stephen Petronio Dance Company

    $70,000 for general operating support, $145,000 for capital support, and $15,000 for residency support

  • STREB

    $100,000 for general operating support and $16,000 for technology upgrades

  • Sydnie L. Mosley Dances

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Symphony Space

    $100,000 for general operating support and $35,000 for technology upgrades

  • Talea Ensemble

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • The Tank

    $60,000 for general operating support

  • Target Margin Theater

    $80,000 for general operating support and $12,000 for cleaning services

  • the TEAM*

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • Teatro Círculo

    $60,000 for general operating support and $15,000 for technology upgrades

  • Teatro SEA

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Tectonic Theater Project

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Thalia Spanish Theatre

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Theater Breaking Through Barriers

    $50,000 for general operating support and $30,000 for artist fees and access costs

  • Theater Mitu

    $120,000 for general operating support over two years and $20,000 to subsidize non-profit rentals

  • Theatre Communications Group*

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • Theatre Development Fund

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Theatre of the Oppressed NYC

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • Thresh

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • TOPAZ ARTS

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Transport Group Theatre Company

    $40,000 for general operating support

  • Trisha Brown Dance Company

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • United Confederation of Taino People

    $2,500 for general operating support

  • Urban Bush Women

    $150,000 for general operating support

  • Urban Word NYC

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • ViBe Theater Experience

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Vineyard Theatre

    $150,000 for general operating support and $28,000 for technology upgrades

  • Waterwell

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • Weeksville Heritage Center

    $10,000 for general operating support

  • WHITE WAVE RISING Young Soon Kim Dance Company

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Women of Color in the Arts

    $10,000 to support 10th Anniversary programming

  • The Wooster Group

    $100,000 for general operating support

  • Working Theater

    $50,000 for general operating support

  • World Music Institute

    $70,000 for general operating support and $2,500 for technology upgrades

  • WP Theater*

    $50,000 for general operating support and $25,000 for technology upgrades

  • Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre

    $7,500 for general operating support

  • Yaddo

    $16,000 for residency support

  • Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America

    $5,000 for general operating support

  • Yarn/Wire

    $40,000 for general operating support and $15,000 for technology upgrades

  • Young People’s Chorus of New York City*

    $25,000 for general operating support

  • ZviDance

    $40,000 for general operating support and $23,500 for residency support

 
*The following organizations were awarded two-year grants in 2019
and many received additional support in 2020 as denoted above: