National: Pet Project Grant from Bushwick Starr and Jeremy O. Harris

Deadline: Opens May 29, closes when the applications receives 1500 submissions. 10% of eligible applications will be funded by a lottery system.

This grant will distribute 152 unrestricted cash awards of $500 each directly to US-based playwrights, of any employment and/or immigration status. To us, a practicing playwright is a person who generates live performance in a theatrical setting through the creation of text and action. Playwrights in need at any stage of their practice or career are encouraged to apply. Grantees will be chosen through a random lottery after submissions have closed.

Learn more at the Starr’s website.