DDP has compiled the following list of upcoming deadlines for grants, fellowships, residencies, and competitions as a resource for dancers, students, choreographers, and other professionals in the dance industry. Please scroll below to view detailed information about each of these programs and opportunities.

National Endowment For the Arts

The NEA strengthens the dance ecosystem by supporting applicants doing essential work in their own organizations and local communities that contribute to a more robust, equitable, and accessible dance field; […]

NYSCA Support for Artists

NYSCA offers support to choreographers in any dance genre for the creation of a new work. Grants are directed solely toward a choreographer's creative fee, exclusive of production expenses or […]

New England Dance Fund

The New England Dance Fund awards grants to New England-based choreographers of all genres and backgrounds who identify an opportunity that will advance their careers in dance. To be eligible […]

South Arts Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant

The Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant supports a milestone opportunity in an individual artist’s career that is likely to lead to substantial and significant career advancement. Grants of up to […]

South Arts: Express Grants

Open to organizations in rural communities of 50,000 people or less, the Express Grant program offers expedited awards of up to $3,000 supporting the presentation of touring artists. South Arts […]