Performing Arts

Contemporary Dance

DDCF is committed to supporting the creation and distribution of contemporary dance and currently provides the majority of its funding in this area through programs administered by Creative Capital Foundation, MAP Fund, National Performance Network and New England Foundation for the Arts.


Click on the links below under Funding Opportunities for application details.


Funding Opportunities

Creative Capital Foundation

Supports innovative and adventurous individual artists through project funding, counsel and professional development services.

MAP Fund

Supports individual artists and organizations to create new live performance works critical to imagining a more equitable and vibrant society. 

National Performance Network

NPN’s National Subsidy Programs offers commissioning, residency, travel and presentation support for dance artists commissioned or presented by any of NPN's 77 partner organizations.

New England Foundation for the Arts

NEFA's National Dance Project offers DDCF-supported grantssupporting the creation, production and touring of dance in the United States.