Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief awards micro-grants with a sliding scale of $300-$500 to individuals who live in the Philadelphia region, work in theatre, and whose theatre income has been impacted by COVID-19. Individuals who live within a 35-mile radius of Philadelphia's City Hall are eligible to apply. Micro-grants are first-come-first-serve.
We welcome applications from all individuals who work in the theatre industry, including, but not limited to: performers, administrators, box office/event staff, choreographers, stage managers, designers, directors, dramaturgs, playwrights, production staff, musicians, teaching artists, technicians, and service workers. Applications are open for first, second, and third-time micro-grants.
Since April 2020, Theatre Philadelphia has awarded grants 743 micro-grants for a total of $277,950.
Please help us reach our goal to offer new ways to support theatre workers during COVID-19 shutdowns!