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 and application reminders and guidelines are sent via email.
1st Quarter | February – April, 2020*
Application deadline: December 15, 2020
Notification: January 11, 2021
2nd Quarter | April – June 2021
Application deadline: February 15, 2021
Notification: March 15, 2021
3rd Quarter | July – September 2021
Application deadline: May 15, 2021
Notification: June 15, 2021
4th Quarter | October – December 2021
Application deadline: August 16, 2021
Notification: September 16, 2021
*Amended grant period to allow applicants time to submit applications after the November announcement. If the applicant would like to take a course in January and understands they may not know if they will receive the grant until January 11, they may apply for a course in January.
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.
Repeat Applicants: While there is no limitation on the amount of Professional Development grants, you can receive, if you receive funding, you must wait at least a quarter before reapplying to the Professional Development Grants. Should you be applying for the same type of support, it is recommended that you carefully explain why continued support from PGF-USA is necessary.
The PGF-USA’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):
PGF-USA is not interested in funding:
Applications are accepted via email sent to Program Director, Diana Kemppainen. Send using the following format:
Year of Princess Grace Award:
Institution/Entity Offering Name of Professional Development activity:
URL or link to info on entity:
Date(s) of activity:
Cost in $US:
Please provide a line item breakdown of cost for the request (i.e., books, flight, etc.)
Case Statement – in which you make the case for the importance of this activity/opportuntiy (class, seminar, mentorship, conference, convening, etc.) to your career/professional develoment at this particular juncture.
Photo: Princess Grace Award Winner Thalia Fry