Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the third iteration of the Dance Advancement Fund, made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Dance/NYC will award two-year general operating support grants to up to fifty (50) dance making organizations and groups headquartered in the metropolitan New York City area with operating budgets between $10,000 and $500,000. The purpose of the funding initiative is to address the inequitable distribution of resources in the dance field and advance its resilience and thriving.

Dance/NYC and its program partner Gibney are pleased to announce the second iteration of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program, made possible by the generous support of the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation.

Dance/NYC will award in-person and digital residencies to up to ten (10) disabled dance artists and/or integrated dance companies led by people with disabilities at Gibney from December 6, 2021 through February 26, 2022. The purpose of the residency program is to expand opportunities for dancers with disabilities, including spinal cord injury (SCI) and other impairments, and to advance accessibility and equity for disabled dance artists within the larger dance, residency, and presenting communities.