How Grant Funding Makes Projects Possible

There comes a time for every public or private entity – be it a state or local government, a nonprofit organization, or even just an enterprising individual – when they require extra funding in order to get a worthwhile project off the ground. Nothing good in life is ever free, as the old saying goes, and you have to spend money to make money. Sadly, most people have been in situations where they simply didn’t have any money to spend. (Just think of all the times you’ve heard someone tell you what they would do if only they could afford it.) As a result, many dreams and ideas have gone unrealized and countless people have gone without assistance they might desperately have needed.
Fortunately, there are a number of groups and individuals who can often help to change this state of affairs. Grant providers and grant writers work year-round to raise funds and make them available to those in need. The work they do enriches communities, supports...

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Theater Grants Currently Available

Here are this week’s highlighted foundations and grants. This week’s focus? Theater! 

Please note: this post is part of the MPS Grants archives. Funding opportunities are consistently changing. Please visit the links for the most current information about these grants and their deadlines or feel free to contact us with any questions. We wish you the best of luck finding funding for your project!

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1) Actor’s Equity Foundation 
  • The Actor’s Equity Foundation exists to support the professional theater community while promoting and investing in theater and the performing arts. 
  • The Foundation’s grants support nonprofit theaters across the United States. They also provide award programs for individual actors. 
  • Applicants must be part of a nonprofit theater organization and are required to: 
    • hold a current 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
    • have an...
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