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The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
Special Announcement October2013
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Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program
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Lost in the Stars at the Glimmerglass Festival
Lost in the Stars at the Glimmerglass Festival.

The Seven Deadly Sins at Central City Opera
The Seven Deadly Sins at Central City Opera.

Magical Night at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio
Magical Night at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio.

Street Scene at the Manhattan School of Music
Street Scene at the Manhattan School of Music.

Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program

* Upcoming Deadline: November 1 * 

Each year the Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program awards financial support to not-for-profit organizations for performances of musical works by Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein, to individuals and not-for-profit organizations for scholarly research projects pertaining to Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Blitzstein, and to not-for-profit organizations for relevant educational initiatives. 

FUNDING CATEGORIES: 
• Research and Travel 
• Kurt Weill Dissertation Fellowship 
• Publication Assistance 
• Kurt Weill Mentors 
• Educational Outreach 
• College/University Performance 
• Professional Performance 
• Broadcasts 

DEADLINES: 
The annual application deadline is November 1 for the following calendar year, academic year, or cultural season, and applicants will be informed of awards no later than 1 February of the funding year. 

An additional application deadline of 1 June is limited exclusively to College/University Performance grants for productions taking place in the fall semester of the upcoming academic year. 

Applications for support of major professional productions/ festivals/exhibitions, etc., will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis without application or performance deadlines. 

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Inquires may be directed to: 
The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music 
7 E. 20th St., New York, NY 10003 
(212) 505-5240
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Sponsorship

Large-Scale (Multi-Season) Professional Projects

In addition to its established grant program, the Kurt Weill Foundation cultivates relationships with professional arts organizations and leading educational institutions. Such organizations may approach the Foundation with ideas for major projects, and the Foundation may on occasion present proposals to the organizations. Such projects are developed through extended discussion between the Foundation and the organizations, and the Foundation provides substantial funding in order to make them possible. Priorities for sponsorship include the following:

  • Production and recording of Weill stage works that have not yet been recorded.
  • Major productions of stage works that promise artistic excellence.
  • Festivals featuring Weill's music in a broader context, perhaps containing scholarly elements.
  • Weill performances in series over more than one season.
  • Addition of substantial educational program elements to major festivals, series, etc.

For more information, please write to kwfinfo@kwf.org.

Threepenny Opera at CCM
The Threepenny Opera 
at CCM.

case study

A sponsored year-long Weill festival at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Street Scene at CCM
Street Scene at CCM.
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