Theatre Bay Area

For CA$H, The Creative Assistance For The Small And Hungry Regranting Program

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Theatre Bay Area is the largest regional theater service organization dedicated to the advancement of the performing arts community. Through its CA$H program, Theatre Bay Area provides invaluable support to individual artists, small presenters, and companies. With 25 to 30 grants each year, the program provides opportunities for presenting and production development, facilitating the creation of works by both emerging and established artists, for performance venues large and small, in conventional and reimagined spaces. Continued support for Theatre Bay Area’s CA$H program will allow the organization to maintain its grantmaking function, introduce an electronic proposal submission system, and develop its internal capacities.
About the Grantee
499 Alabama Street, #450, San Francisco, CA, 94110, United States
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for CA$H Grants Program  
Theatre Bay Area is a membership organization that builds awareness, appreciation, and support for theater in the Bay Area. Its programs include marketing, research, professional development opportunities, auditions, and grant programs that serve theaters and artists. Its annual conference draws more than 300 participants. The CA$H Theatre grant program provides grants to artists and small theater companies that support artistic projects, capacity-building activities, and public performances. Support for Theatre Bay Area’s CA$H Theatre grant program aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for general operating support  
Theatre Bay Area is the region’s largest service organization for nonprofit theaters and theater artists. It builds awareness, appreciation, and support for theater through programs that include audience engagement and ticketing services; collaborative marketing and research; professional development opportunities for staff, board members, and artists; and an annual conference. Theatre Bay Area engages more than 3,000 individuals and 100 organizations through its suite of membership programs. Support for Theatre Bay Area aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for CA$H, the Creative Assistance for the Small and Hungry regranting program  
Each year, Theatre Bay Area makes approximately forty CA$H grants which enable a diverse range of small-budget organizations and individuals to develop innovative new dance and theater works that are vital to fostering a dynamic performing arts ecosystem. Although the grants are small—$2,000 or $4,000—these critical investments have helped numerous emerging artists and ensembles to stage their works. With renewed support, Theatre Bay Area would continue to provide these important resources to the community and work to increase the alignment of this work with its new strategic plan.

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