Tides Foundation – Venturous Theater Fund

Deadline: 12/1/2020 LOI

Amount: $5,000–$30,000

Website: http://www.venturoustheaterfund.org/venturous-capital-grants.html


The purpose of the program is to support the production of bold and ambitious new plays. Funding is intended to cover production expenses that are so critical to the play’s production that without coverage of these expenses, the play would be difficult or impossible to produce. Eligible plays will be text-based, author-driven new plays that are:

  1. Challenging in form;
  2. controversial in subject matter;
  3. ambitious in scale or scope;
  4. audacious, irreverent;
  5. (and/or) experimental in concept.

Eligible applicants:

small and medium-sized theaters