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Friday, October 15, 2021

Café Royal Cultural Foundation NYC performance grant

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Deadline: November 15, 2021 9 AM EST

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Sometimes a specific work of art created by a dancer, a musician, an actor, a writer, is unfinished unless it has one more added and important piece… an audience. Café Royal Cultural Foundation NYC awards performance grants to individuals and groups focused on the production of theater, music, dance, and performance art.

Description: Café Royal Cultural Foundation NYC will award a performance grant to individuals / groups focused on the production of theatre, music, dance and performance art.

Deadline: Our Fall Grant cycle is currently open and ends on November 15, 2021 at 9:00 am Eastern Time.

Amounts: Up to $10,000.00

Eligibility: Performer(s) of theatre, music, dance and performance art.

Grants awarded in this category do not fund costs associated with the creating/composition of new work.

Performer(s) applying must be a current resident of New York City and have lived there for a minimum of one year prior to applying.

If your performance is a play, it must be a full production. Readings will not qualify.

We would prefer that the performance of your project take place in New York City’s five boroughs, or in a location in close proximity to New York City that has been discussed and approved by Café Royal Cultural Foundation. Email caferoyaldigital@gmail.com for inquiries.

We accept applications all year round, to view our submission dates in our Grant Schedule. Please make sure to submit your application with ample time before the start date of your project.

Review Procedures: Funding decisions will be made by the Café Royal Cultural Foundation Selection and Executive Committees. The following criteria will be applied in evaluating grant proposals:

Quality of the original or adaptive material and the performance / performers

Importance of the Project/Cultural Relevance

Promise of future achievements in performance arts

Application Requirements:

Up to and no more than 5 videos links of works/performances to Café Royal Cultural Foundation to view and download.

If available, letter of intent from the venue with a date of planned performance. Please note that you do not have a commitment from a venue.

A short description of the performance / project.

A short artistic biography of the person(s) involved.


List of costs that the grant money can be used for:
Production fees
Actor fees
Director fees
Venue fees

Must not exceed the amount of $10,000.00. You cannot pay yourself artist fees if you are the producer, director, or an actor, do not include any fees related to the applicant in the project budget.


Grant Applications:

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We accept applications all year round, to view our submission dates in our Grant Schedule.

Please make sure to submit your application with ample time before the start date of your project and please refrain from inquiries in the meantime. Good Luck!

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