Professional Development Grants
FOR AWARD WINNERS & HONORARIA
FOR AWARD WINNERS & HONORARIA
Recognizing that artists need to continue learn new skills and hone their artistic crafts, Professional Development grants provide funding to Princess Grace Award winners for opportunities such as seminars, classes, or conferences to develop capacity and knowledge in artistic development and/or arts management. Princess Grace Award winners are invited to seek out opportunities that will help strengthen their sustainability in the arts marketplace by developing a new artistic skill set, marketing and promotion efforts, and increasing management capacity.
Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis via email to Director of Programming, Diana Kemppainen. Application reminders are sent via the monthly Award winner newsletter.
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s Professional Development Grants provide funding to hone your craft and learn new skills related to managing your career. Whether you intend this professional development opportunity to add a new artistic skill set to your repertoire or update an existing one, promote yourself and your work, or increase your management capacity, we invite you to seek out opportunities that will help you strengthen your sustainability in the arts marketplace.
1st Quarter | January – April, 2022*
Application deadline: January 28, 2022
Notification: February 4, 2021
2nd Quarter | April – June 2021
Application deadline: February 15, 2022
Notification: March 15, 2022
3rd Quarter | July – September 2022
Application deadline: May 15, 2022
Notification: June 15, 2022
4th Quarter | October – December 2021
Application deadline: August 16, 2022
Notification: September 16, 2022
*Grants for the first quarter, especially those courses in January/February will need to be paid as a reimbursement.
The Princess Grace Foundation’s Professional Development Grants provide funding for seminars/classes/conferences to develop capacity and knowledge in both artistic development and arts management. Topics may include (but are not limited to):
Repeat Applicants: While there is no limitation on the amount of Professional Development grants, you can receive, priority consideration is given to applicants who have not yet received a Professional Development grant within the grant year (January – December 2022).
Should you be applying for the same type of support you have previously received funding for, it is recommended that you carefully explain why continued support from PGF-USA is necessary.
Discipline in which you received your Princess Grace Award:
Year of Princess Grace Award:
Current artistic discipline(s)/form(s):
Institution offering activity:
URL or link:
Date(s) of activity:
Cost in $US*:
Breakdown of cost for the request:
Funding is extremely competitive and applicants are encouraged to take time and care to clearly make your case for Princess Grace Foundation support. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose statement includes an explanation of the activity, the importance of the activity at this juncture of your career, and the impact of PGF-USA support. It is recommended that your statement be a minimum of one (1) page, but not more than two (2).
*You are welcome to take classes outside of the U.S., however funds are paid in $USD and it is up to you as the applicant to do the currency conversion for your courses.
Photo: Princess Grace Award Winner Thalia Fry