NEA Shakespeare in American Communities, FY2024

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 16th, 2023
Close Date
January 18th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$1,482,000.00
Award Floor
$1,482,000.00
Opportunity No.
NEAPS2402

Agency

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits Without 501(c)(3) Status

Funding Category

Arts

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is offering a cooperative agreement grant for the program titled "NEA Shakespeare in American Communities, FY2024". This program aims to bring professional performances of William Shakespeare's plays and related educational activities to middle and high school students across the United States, including those in juvenile justice facilities. The program provides an opportunity for students to experience live, professional theater and engage with the works of Shakespeare. Since its inception in 2003, approximately 2.5 million students have participated in the program. In 2025, the program will expand its focus to include works inspired by Shakespeare and offer apprenticeships for early and mid-career theater administrators and technicians. The grant funds will support program management expenses as well as subgrants to participating theater companies. Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status are eligible to apply for this cooperative agreement. The deadline for submission is January 18, 2024. For more information and application instructions, please visit the program solicitation.

Description

A program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Shakespeare in American Communities (SIAC) brings professional performances of William Shakespeare’s plays and related educational activities to middle and high school students in communities across the United States, including youth in juvenile justice facilities. For many students, these performances may be their first experience with live, professional theater—as well as their first interaction with the works of Shakespeare. Since SIAC’s inception in 2003, approximately 2.5 million students have participated in the program. In 2025, the program will expand its focus to include works inspired by Shakespeare, as well as offer apprenticeships for early and mid-career theater administrators and technicians. NEA funds will support program management expenses as well as subgrants to participating theater companies.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

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Type
Grant

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