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Children’s Theatre Initiatives Supported
Children's Theatre Foundation of America: Aurand Harris Grants and Fellowship Fund
The Children's Theatre Foundation of America’s grantmaking focus is on theatre for children and youth, the utilization of drama or theatre in education for children grades K-12, and development opportunities for theatre artists working in the area of children’s theatre in the United States. The Foundation’s Aurand Harris Grants and Fellowship Fund supports small and mid-sized nonprofit theatres for premieres of promising new plays for children and youth; the establishment of special production programs of children’s theatre such as a touring program, a children’s theatre playwriting program, or a production related symposium for a new work; assistance in securing scripts, supplies, and equipment for the production of premieres of promising new plays for young audiences; and performance expenses of U.S. children's theatres to send new plays to regional, national, or international festivals or conventions. Professional theatre artistsworking in theatre for young audiences may also apply for support in the development of their artistic excellence. Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000. The deadline for the Request to Submit applications is January 15, 2015. Visit the Foundation’s website to learn more about the Aurand Harris Grants Program.