McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography – Application Open

The full applications for McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography are now open. This program intends to recognize and support dance artists living and working in Minnesota who are beyond early practice and demonstrate sustained accomplishment, commitment, and artistic excellence.

The final deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 3:00pm CST.
Please plan to prepare and submit your application early.

Fellowship Program guidelines and more information:
McKnight Fellowships for Dancers
McKnight Fellowship for Choreographers

McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography – Application is Open

The full applications for McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography are now open. This program intends to recognize and support dance artists living and working in Minnesota who are beyond early practice and demonstrate sustained accomplishment, commitment, and artistic excellence.

The final deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 3:00pm CST.
Please plan to prepare and submit your application early.

Fellowship Program guidelines and more information:
McKnight Fellowships for Dancers
McKnight Fellowship for Choreographers

McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography – Application Open

The full applications for McKnight Fellowships in Dance and Choreography are now open. This program intends to recognize and support dance artists living and working in Minnesota who are beyond early practice and demonstrate sustained accomplishment, commitment, and artistic excellence.

The final deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 3:00pm CST.
Please plan to prepare and submit your application early.

Fellowship Program guidelines and more information:
McKnight Fellowships for Dancers
McKnight Fellowship for Choreographers

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

Do you need help paying for critical medical, mental health, or dental treatment? Have you had to suspend or reduce your creative practice because of a medical emergency?

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants Cycle 21 will be open through November 17. This national program provides grants of up to $5,000 to support direct treatment expenses for medical, dental or mental health emergencies that occurred April 1, 2023 or later; the deadline is November 17, 2023. Artists creating in visual arts, film/video/digital/electronic arts and choreography may apply.

Cycle 22 will open December 12, deadline 5:00pm ET January 12, for emergencies occurring June 1, 2023 and after. A recorded information session, along with guidelines and the online application, are available here.

This program is open to artists living anywhere in the U.S, its territories, tribal nations, and the District of Columbia. Artists with disabilities, artists of color, and artists living outside of New York are particularly encouraged to apply. The program is supported by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and administered by NYFA. For more information, email emergencyfunds@nyfa.org, or call 212/366-6900 x 239.

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

Dancers: Are you a dancer anywhere in the US in dire financial emergency because of lack or loss of work?

You may be eligible for a one-time Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grant of up to $3,000 through this national program. Cycle 10 is open through December 1 for essential expenses such as housing, medicine/healthcare, and food. A recorded information session, along with guidelines and the online application, are available here. Cycle 11 will be open January 23–February 23, 2024.

This program is open to artists living anywhere in the U.S, its territories, tribal nations, and the District of Columbia. Artists with disabilities, artists of color, and artists living outside of New York are particularly encouraged to apply. The program is supported by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and administered by NYFA. For more information, email emergencyfunds@nyfa.org, or call 212/366-6900 x 239.

Applications Due Today: The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program

Supported by the Jerome Foundation, The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program – Choreography Development – is an 8-month-long studio residency that supports four early career Minnesota choreographers in nurturing a work in progress through:

  • A $3,000 stipend
  • 200 hours of free rehearsal space
  • Access to a $500 stipend for a mentor
  • Administrative support

This program is intended for choreographers who need time and space to develop a project or idea rooted in dance without the pressure of a completed end product. Applications are due September 20 at 3:00pm CST.

Application Open: The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program

Supported by the Jerome Foundation, The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program – Choreography Development – is an 8-month-long studio residency that supports four early career Minnesota choreographers in nurturing a work in progress through:

  • A $3,000 stipend
  • 200 hours of free rehearsal space
  • Access to a $500 stipend for a mentor
  • Administrative support

This program is intended for choreographers who need time and space to develop a project or idea rooted in dance without the pressure of a completed end product. Applications are due September 20 at 3:00pm CST.

Due Today: 2024 McKnight Fellowship Intent to Apply

The McKnight Fellowship Intent to Apply is now open.
The deadline is Wednesday, September 6 at 11:59pm CST

The Intent to Apply step for the 2024 McKnight Dancer and Choreographer Fellowships is due by Wednesday, September 6, 2023. The final application is due in spring 2024.

To start your first step of this application, visit one of these links:

Choreographers
Dancers

The McKnight Fellowships for Dancers and Choreographers awards $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota-based dancers and choreographers who are beyond the emerging stage of their career and have created a substantial body of work over a period of time. For more information, visit our website.

The Intent to Apply is a simple and easy process. If you plan to apply for a McKnight Fellowship this year, it is important that you submit an Intent to Apply by September 6.  Please contact us with any questions at mckfell@thecowlescenter.org.

Application Open: The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program

Supported by the Jerome Foundation, The Cowles Center’s Generating Room Program – Choreography Development – is an 8-month-long studio residency that supports four early career Minnesota choreographers in nurturing a work in progress through:

  • A $3,000 stipend
  • 200 hours of free rehearsal space
  • Access to a $500 stipend for a mentor
  • Administrative support

This program is intended for choreographers who need time and space to develop a project or idea rooted in dance without the pressure of a completed end product. Applications are due September 20 at 3:00pm CST.

The McKnight Fellowship Intent to Apply

The McKnight Fellowship Intent to Apply is now open.
Deadline: September 6

The Intent to Apply step for the 2024 McKnight Dancer and Choreographer Fellowships is due by Wednesday, September 6, 2023. The final application is due in spring 2024.

To start your first step of this application, visit one of these links:

The McKnight Fellowships for Dancers and Choreographers awards $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota-based dancers and choreographers who are beyond the emerging stage of their career and have created a substantial body of work over a period of time. For more information, visit our website.

The Intent to Apply is a simple and easy process. If you plan to apply for a McKnight Fellowship this year, it is important that you submit an Intent to Apply by September 6.  Please contact us with any questions at mckfell@thecowlescenter.org.