MAP Fund Grant Program

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


MAP Fund invests in artistic production as the critical foundation of imagining—and ultimately co-creating—a more equitable and vibrant society. MAP’s programs advance this mission by continually reconsidering how best to distribute resources, in response to current conditions, to ensure a thriving arts and culture field.

The grant program awards $1 million annually in support of original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry, particularly works created by artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the United States.

Funded projects address these concerns through the processes of creating and distributing live performance to the public, and/or through the content and themes of the work itself. MAP is committed to intersectional anti-racism, and strives to only fund anti-oppressive project language, structures, or content.

The 2021 grant opportunity is closed for submissions. More information about 2022 funding will be available in 2022.