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Aurand Harris Grant

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    Childrens Theatre Foundation of America


    The Children's Theatre Foundation of America is accepting applications for the Aurand Harris Grant.
    The program supports small and mid-sized nonprofit theatres for:
    • premieres of promising new plays for children and youth;
    • the establishment of special production programs of childrens theatre such as a touring program, a childrens 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. childrens theatres to send new plays to regional, national, or international festivals or conventions.

    History of Funding

    Previous grant awardees can be viewed here:

    Additional Information

    Funding may be utilized for:
    • People: playwrights, directors, designers, education directors, etc. engaged in a NEW initiative for a particular company or a new original play for children & youth
    • Equipment: light boards, curtains, lights, vehicles, whatever will bring your company to a new level of quality
    • Travel: bringing collaborative teams together, participating in a conference or workshop, taking interesting people to interesting places for interesting purposes


    Children's Theatre Foundation of America Staff

    Children's Theatre Foundation of America Staff


  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are:
    • Not-for-profit theatres in the USA, established for at least 3 year consecutive years, possessing a public record of artistic quality and with an annual operating budget of under a million dollars (Large theatres should consult CTFAs Founders Grant Guidelines.);
    • An individual professional theatre artist in the USA, working in theatre for young audiences, in the development of his/her artistic excellence. An artist does not have to be connected to a theatre to apply. This can include playwrights, scenic designers, costume designers, lighting designers, directors and/or teachers; or
    • A collaboration of a theatre artist and a small or mid-sized not-for-profit theatre in the USA.

    Deadline Details

    The deadline to submit an application was March 5, 2018. A similar deadline is anticipated annually.

    Award Details

    There is approximately $2,000 in funding per award.

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