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Current Grant Opportunities

Building Opera Audiences 2015

Intent to Apply forms are now available!

December 16, 2014: Intent to Apply Deadline
**You must submit an Intent to Apply before completing the full application.

January 29, 2015: Final Application deadline

 

Showcase Nominations: New Works Sampler at Opera Conference 2015 and New Works Forum 2016 Applicants

Applications forms are now open!

December 16, 2014: Final Application deadline

 

2015 Opera Grants for Female Composers:Discovery Grants

Intent to Apply forms are now available!

December 11, 2014: Intent to Apply deadline *required for access to full application

   **You must submit an Intent to Apply before completing the full application.

January 22, 2015: Full Application submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST 


2014-2015 New Works Exploration Grants

Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through June 15, 2015.
To apply: Read the guidelines and instructions available here.

Applications may be e-mailed directly to Jeffrey Larson at JLarson@operaamerica.org.

 

 

The Opera Fund: Audience Development  NOW CLOSED

November 4, 2014: Application Deadline

The next offering of Audience Development grants will be in 2016–2017


2015 The Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase

Click here to meet the 2015 Director-Designer Finalist teams and see their projects.

The next offering of the Director-Designer Showcase will be in fall 2016

 

Opera Grants for Female Composers:  Commissioning Grants (2015)

Click here to see the award recipients for the 2015 Commissioning Grants.

The next offering of OGFC: Commissioning Grants will be 2015-2016 - see details below. 

 

 

Future Grant Opportunities

 

 

2016 – The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development

The next offering of Audience Development grants will be in 2015–2016

  • July 2015: Application available online
  • August 18, 2015: Intent to Apply deadline (*required for access to full application)
  • October 6, 2015: Application deadline
  • November 2015: Applications adjudicated
  • December 2015: Grantees notified

 

Please check back for more information in July 2015


Opera Grants for Female Composers:  Commissioning Grants (2016)

  • October 2015: Application open online
  • December 11, 2015:  Intent to Apply deadline (*required for access to full application)
  • January 22, 2016: Application deadline
  • Mid-March 2016: Applications adjudicated
  • Late March 2016: Grantees notified

 

The Opera Fund: Audience Development

The next offering of Audience Development grants will be in 2016–2017