Grants

A key part of the Performing Arts Readiness project’s support to organizations is through the provision of Institutional Emergency Preparedness Grants and Network Grants.

Institutional Emergency Preparedness Planning Grants:
In 2020, grants of up to $7250 were awarded to 48 performing arts organizations for the creation of individual institutional emergency preparedness or Continuity of Operations (CoOP) plans.

Network Grants:
10 grants of between $5,000 - $25,000 each will be awarded for projects to support both the development of new or emerging disaster preparedness networks that include performing arts and culture organizations, and the expansion of existing networks to increase participation among performing arts organizations.

  • Application Deadline – Rolling Deadline: submit between June 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021.
  • Length of Project – Projects may begin no earlier than September 1, 2020 and must be completed in 12-18 months.
  • Grant funds may be used for such things as consultant fees, meeting expenses, travel, and training.

Download complete guidelines and the Network Grants application here.

In 2020, these Networks received Network grants from the PAR Project:

During 2017-2019, these organizations received grants to expand existing emergency networks:

During 2017-2019, these organizations received grants to start new emergency networks:

During 2020, these performing arts organizations received emergency preparedness planning grants:

During 2017-2019, these performing arts organizations received emergency preparedness planning grants: