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 8||Oregon Dance Education Organization 2020 Conference||ODEO >>>>|
|February 8||Creative Impact Workshop Series: Re-Energizing Arts-Industry Executives + Board Members||TVCreates >>>>|
|February 17||Deepening Inquiry: A Questioning Laboratory - A Teaching Artist Studio Workshop||Young Audiences >>>>|
|March 11||Creative Impact Workshop Series: Opening Doors to All Abilities: Adapting your Arts Programs for People with Disabilities||TVCreates >>>>|
|March 14||Trauma-Informed Care 201 for Teaching Artists||Young Audiences >>>>|
|March 28||Performer's Guide Portland ⚡||The Performer's Guide >>>>|
|March 30||Time + Money Workshop||Dance Wire + The Actors Fund >>>>|
|April 2-May 28||Creative Impact Workshop Series: 5 Keys to Building a Career as an Artist||TVCreates >>>>|
⚡ = Dance Wire members receive a discount. Check your email or email sarita@dancewirepdx .org
|Eligible ||Deadline ||Grantmaker ||Grant||Link|
|501(c)(3)||February 13, 2020||National Endowment for the Arts||Grants for Arts Projects||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||February 17, 2020||Oregon Community Foundation||Creative Heights||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||February 28, 2020||Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council||Core Support + Project Grants||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||March 1, 2020||The Dr. Scholl Foundation||Grant Application||>>>>|
|?||March 5, 2020||Oregon Arts Commission||Career Opportunity Grant||>>>>|
|?||March 9, 2020||Artist Trust||Fellowship (WA residents only)||>>>>|
|?☂||March 19, 2020||Beaverton Arts Commission||Art Lives Here: Place and Neighborhood Projects||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||March 31, 2020||Community Foundation of SW Washington||Community Grants (must serve Clark, Cowlitz and/or Skamania counties)||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||April 3, 2020||Oregon Arts Commission||Operating Support||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||April 9, 2020||National Endowment for the Arts||Challenge America||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||April 10, 2020||Portland General Electric Foundation||Creative Expression||>>>>|
|501(c)(3) ☂||April 17, 2020||MRG Foundation||General Fund Application||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||April 17, 2020||Oregon Cultural Trust||Cultural Development Grant||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||May 1, 2020||The Salem Foundation||Grant (must serve Salem area)||>>>>|
|?||May 5, 2020||Oregon Arts Commission||Career Opportunity Grant||>>>>|
|☂||May 15, 2020||Oregon Community Foundation||Small Arts & Culture Grant||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||rolling||Oregon Cultural Trust||Organizational/Professional Development Grant||>>>>|
|?☂||rolling||Beaverton Arts||Emerging Arts Opportunities Grants||>>>>|
|?☂||rolling||Foundation for Contemporary Arts||Emergency Grants||>>>>|
|☂||rolling||Forest Grove Public Arts Commission||PAC Mini-Grants||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||rolling||M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust||Program & Staff Grants||>>>>|
|☂||rolling||The Collins Foundation||Grant Application||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||rolling||Hillman Family Foundations||Henry Lea Hillman, Jr. Grant||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||quarterly||The Jackson Foundation||Grant||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||quarterly||Juan Young Trust||Grant||>>>>|
|501(c)(3)||quarterly||Umpqua Bank||Youth Enrichment Community Grant||>>>>|
? = individuals are eligible
☂ = fiscally sponsored projects are eligible
501(c)(3) = only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are eligible