Regranting Opportunities

Supported by the Howard Gilman Foundation



New York City Small Theatres Fund 
Two-year general operating support grants of $5,000-$10,000 annually
Application Period Opens: October 18, 2021
Application Period Closes: December 14, 2021, 5:00 PM ET


The New York City Small Theatres Fund, coordinated by Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York), will provide two-year general operating support grants to New York City-based theatre companies with annual budgets below $250,000. Grant awards will be between $5,000-$10,000 each year, and applications will open annually in the fall. By offering a two year committed grant, this program will provide meaningful financial support for small theatres who typically do not have many options for accessing general operating support. The grant will support a wide range of theatrical aesthetics, methods of production, and artistic communities throughout the five boroughs who are engaging their artists and audiences in meaningful, exciting, and committed creation and production. Applicants to the Small Theatres Fund are NOT required to be members of A.R.T./New York. For detailed application information and guidelines visit:



Recently Closed Opportunies
Please check back in 2022 for information on future application periods 



Bronx Cultural Visions Fund 
$10K for Concept Development or $20K for Production
Application Period Opened: June 15, 2021
Application Period Closed: August 2, 2021


The Bronx Cultural Visions Fund (BCVF) seeks to support the development of new ideas and the production of new work in the performing arts, including but not limited to dance, music, theater, performance art, and multi-disciplinary performance work. Open to Bronx-based emerging and mid-career individual artists and organizations with budgets up to $250,000, BCVF awards are intended to have a meaningful impact on an artist’s career or an organization’s development. The BCVF represents a significant investment in The Bronx’s performing arts scene, and the Bronx Council of the Arts (BCA) will be developing long-term relationships with each grantee. BCA will remain actively engaged with applicants and grantees throughout the process, from the letter of intent through the realization of funded projects. For detailed application information and guidelines visit:




Creative Equations Fund: Justice, Equity & Sustainability + Performing Arts 
Maximum of $10K per grant
Mandatory Overview and Budget Sessions: mid-July through mid-August 2021
Draft Reviews: mid-August through mid-September 2021
Application Period Closed: September 17, 2021


The Creative Equations Fund at the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) is an investment strategy dedicated to arts for social justice. Inspired by artists’ work, peer-funded models, as well as a grassroots legacy of intersectional community empowerment, this initiative is driven by our values around justice, equity, and sustainability. The Justice, Equity & Sustainability + Performing Arts opportunity provides $10,000 each for 21 individuals & small organizations. In addition to funds, BAC will add value to this award by offering optional capacity-building opportunities. Grantees in this category will have the option to participate in peer-to-peer sharing opportunities supported by Hopestreet. BAC is launching the individuals and organizations track with a focus on performing artists and performing arts organizations with annual operating budgets of up to $250,000 and whose work is dedicated to social justice. For detailed application information and guidelines visit:




Artistic Projects 
Maximum of $20K per grant
Application Period Opened: June 30, 2021
Application Period Closed: September 24, 2021, 9:00 PM ET


Artistic Projects, coordinated by Chamber Music America, was created to offer opportunities for small ensembles and presenters, with operating budgets under $250,000, to bring their innovative and creative ideas to completion and to compensate artists appropriately for their work. The projects funded through this program will represent the artistic visions, concepts, and priorities of the applicants, regardless of musical genre or style. Eligible projects may include performances, recordings, new compositions, and residencies, among other artist-generated ideas, from New York City-based ensembles and presenters. For detailed application information and guidelines visit:




Dance Advancement Fund 
Two-year general operating support grants $2,500-$15,000 annually and goal-directed professional development
Application Period Opened: August 25, 2021
Application Period Closed: October 4, 2021


The Dance Advancement Fund (DAF) at Dance/NYC was created to address the inequitable distribution of resources in the dance field and to advance the resilience and thriving of dance makers in the metropolitan New York City area with budgets between $10,000 and $500,000. The DAF is developed in alignment with Dance/NYC’s values of justice, equity, and inclusion and seeks to address the long-term impacts of systems of oppression as manifested through white supremacy and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and advance economic justice in the dance field by continuing to fill gaps in the availability of resources where they are most needed. Dance making organizations and groups are eligible to receive two-year general operating support grants of $2,500-$15,000 annually and goal-directed professional development. For detailed application information and guidelines visit: