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Since 1989, MAP has invested in artistic production as the critical foundation of imagining and co-creating a more equitable and vibrant society. In partnership with other philanthropies, MAP provides project funding, general operating support, and coaching services to artists. We’ve distributed over $36 million to more than 1,400 projects at the forefront of re-imagining inherited models of artistic production, cultural paradigms, and related practices. 

MAP will invest $2.8M in the performance sector during this grant cycle. More than 90 grantees will receive a $25,000 grant for the creation and development of new, live performance projects, a $5,000 unrestricted general operating grant, and a $1,000 microgrant to redistribute to another artist in their community. 

We recommend referencing MAP’s 2024 Grant Cycle page while filling out this application. This page contains tips for completing the application, information about grantee selection, answers to frequently asked questions, and more!

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This application will be open until December 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. ET. MAP does not accept late proposals. To avoid encountering any technical difficulties that prevent you from completing your application, we highly recommend that you submit your application by December 14.

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