About Theatre Community Fund of KC: The mission and purpose of the Theatre Community Fund of Kansas City (TCF) is to support all theatre artists, technicians, and supporting staff in times of financial distress or hardship with volunteer support, food bank donations, and direct financial relief. TCF is a 501(c)3 non-profit established in October 2020.
What This Grant Funds:
In order to provide a voice to underrepresented groups in Kansas City the Theatre Community Fund of Kansas City has designated funds to distribute grants of up to $2,500 to BiPOC theatre creators in Kansas City. Grants will be announced in September 2021. Funded projects will be given a performance space free of charge with one of TCF's Community Partners. TCF will also assist with marketing costs associated with the funded projects. Please be advised that a full budget breakdown is required.
Three kinds of proposals will be accepted
Applicants must reside in the Greater Kansas City area. This grant is specifically for creators of color. TCF strongly encourages people of color in the LGBTQIA community to apply. TCF is an inclusive non-profit and hope to exceed guidelines set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act, recognizing and accommodating seen and unseen disabilities into our work. If you are awarded this grant you are not eligible to apply again for two calendar years.
Preference will be given to projects that align with Theatre Community Fund's Mission and Diversity & Inclusion statements. Please read our statements here: https://www.theatrefundkc.org/about-us
TCF commits to providing an ASL interpreter for at least once performance of all selected material.
Members of TCF's executive committee are glad to answer any questions about eligibility and the grants process. Please email us at email@example.com
Please attend a TCF Grant Application Workshop on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 5:00 PM OR Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 5:00 PM. These informative workshops will help applicants with any questions regarding the process. If you are unfamiliar with grant applications these workshops will be a great to attend!
Grant Application Workshop ZOOM LINK: