Dance Wire PDX Portland Oregon's Dance Community

Opportunity List

Welcome to Dance Wire's guide to learning and earning. Use this resource to grow your capacity as a dance artist, business, or nonprofit.

Under Professional Development Opportunities, find trainings in topics like marketing, taxes, and grantwriting, as well as networking events.

Under Funding Opportunities, find our curated grant deadline schedule which we've marked to indicate if individuals and fiscally sponsored projects are eligible.

We post opportunities as they become available, so check this page every month for updates.

Looking for calls for artists? Go to the Job Board.

Looking for auditions? Go to the Event Calendar.

Professional Development Opportunities:

February 8Oregon Dance Education Organization 2020 ConferenceODEO >>>>
February 8Creative Impact Workshop Series: Re-Energizing Arts-Industry Executives + Board MembersTVCreates  >>>>
February 17Deepening Inquiry: A Questioning Laboratory - A Teaching Artist Studio WorkshopYoung Audiences >>>>
March 11Creative Impact Workshop Series: Opening Doors to All Abilities: Adapting your Arts Programs for People with DisabilitiesTVCreates  >>>>
March 14Trauma-Informed Care 201 for Teaching ArtistsYoung Audiences >>>>
March 28Performer's Guide Portland The Performer's Guide >>>>
March 30Time + Money WorkshopDance Wire + The Actors Fund >>>>
April 2-May 28Creative Impact Workshop Series: 5 Keys to Building a Career as an ArtistTVCreates  >>>>

= Dance Wire members receive a discount. Check your email or email sarita@dancewirepdx .org


Funding Opportunities:


501(c)(3)February 13, 2020National Endowment for the ArtsGrants for Arts Projects>>>>
501(c)(3)February 17, 2020Oregon Community FoundationCreative Heights>>>>
501(c)(3)February 28, 2020Hillsboro Arts & Culture CouncilCore Support + Project Grants>>>>
501(c)(3)March 1, 2020The Dr. Scholl FoundationGrant Application>>>>
?March 5, 2020Oregon Arts CommissionCareer Opportunity Grant>>>>
?March 9, 2020Artist TrustFellowship  (WA residents only)>>>>
?☂March 19, 2020Beaverton Arts CommissionArt Lives Here: Place and Neighborhood Projects>>>>
501(c)(3)March 31, 2020Community Foundation of SW WashingtonCommunity Grants (must serve Clark, Cowlitz and/or Skamania counties)>>>>
501(c)(3)April 3, 2020Oregon Arts CommissionOperating Support>>>>
501(c)(3)April 9, 2020National Endowment for the ArtsChallenge America>>>>
501(c)(3)April 10, 2020Portland General Electric FoundationCreative Expression>>>>
501(c)(3) ☂April 17, 2020MRG FoundationGeneral Fund Application>>>>
501(c)(3)April 17, 2020Oregon Cultural TrustCultural Development Grant>>>>
501(c)(3)May 1, 2020The Salem FoundationGrant (must serve Salem area)>>>>
?May 5, 2020Oregon Arts CommissionCareer Opportunity Grant>>>>
May 15, 2020Oregon Community FoundationSmall Arts & Culture Grant>>>>
501(c)(3)rollingOregon Cultural TrustOrganizational/Professional Development Grant>>>>
?☂rollingBeaverton ArtsEmerging Arts Opportunities Grants>>>>
?☂rollingFoundation for Contemporary ArtsEmergency Grants>>>>
rollingForest Grove Public Arts CommissionPAC Mini-Grants>>>>
501(c)(3)rollingM.J. Murdock Charitable TrustProgram & Staff Grants>>>>
rollingThe Collins FoundationGrant Application>>>>
501(c)(3)rollingHillman Family FoundationsHenry Lea Hillman, Jr. Grant>>>>
501(c)(3)quarterlyMiller FoundationGrant>>>>
501(c)(3)quarterlyThe Jackson FoundationGrant>>>>
501(c)(3)quarterlyJuan Young TrustGrant>>>>
501(c)(3)quarterlyUmpqua BankYouth Enrichment Community Grant>>>>

? = individuals are eligible
☂ = fiscally sponsored projects are eligible
501(c)(3) = only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are eligible

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