Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

Emergency grant program for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists)

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) provides emergency grants for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists).  To apply for funding through the DGF Covid-19 Fund click “COVID emergency grant”.

This grant provides financial assistance from the Dramatists Guild Foundation due to Covid-19 related circumstances. If you scroll down the page there is are links to other programs and resources for artists in other fields.

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