Kurt Weill Foundation Invites Grant Applications for 2017-18 Cycle
available in support of excellence in the presentation and study of Kurt
Weill's and Marc Blitzstein’s compositions.
Kurt Weill Foundation for Music is now accepting applications for its 2017
Grant Program. The KWF Grant Program awards financial support worldwide to
not-for-profit organizations for performances of musical works by Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein, to individuals and not-for-profit organizations
for scholarly research pertaining to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Marc Blitzstein, and to not-for-profit
organizations for relevant educational or scholarly initiatives. Applications
are now being accepted for performances and initiatives occurring between 1
January 2017 and 1 July 2018.
is awarded in the following categories:
Symposia/Conferences; Educational Outreach; Community Engagement
Weill Dissertation Fellowship
application materials must be received by 1 November 2016 to be considered.
Applications for support of major professional
productions/festivals/exhibitions, etc. may be evaluated on rolling basis
throughout the year.
addition to its established Grant Program, the Kurt Weill Foundation cultivates
relationships with professional arts organizations and leading educational
institutions in connection with major projects and initiatives through its
Sponsorships program. Organizations may approach the Foundation with ideas for
major projects, and the Foundation may on occasion present proposals to the
organizations. Collaborative projects are developed through extended discussion
between the Foundation and the organizations, and the Foundation provides
substantial funding in order to make them possible.
About the Grant
grant program was established in the
service of the Foundation’s mission to
promote and perpetuate the legacies of Weill and Lenya. Upon recommendation of
anonymous independent grant panels, the KWF has awarded more than 500 grants
and over $3,700,000 to organizations and scholars worldwide since 1983. In
2013, Marc Blitzstein’s compositions became eligible for support.
information, submission instructions, and application and eligibility
guidelines may be found at www.kwf.org/grants-a-prizes. Inquiries may be directed to
Brady Sansone, Director of Programs and Business Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Kurt Weill Foundation
Weill Foundation for Music, Inc. (http://www.kwf.org) is dedicated to promoting
understanding of the life and works of composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and
preserving the legacies of Weill and his wife, actress-singer Lotte Lenya
(1898-1981). The Foundation administers the Weill-Lenya Research Center, a
Grant Program, the Kurt Weill Book Prize and the Lotte Lenya Competition, and
publishes the Kurt Weill Edition and the Kurt Weill Newsletter.
Manager of Promotion and Special Projects
The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music