Travel Grants are available to NET members in all categories: Ensembles; Individuals; Students, and Affiliates.
NET/TEN Travel Grants support activities to initiate new relationships or further develop existing relationships.
Travel Grants are intended to:
Activities may include (but are not limited to) observerships, shared rehearsals, planning, training, and/or other exploration with outside partners who are not part of the ensemble. Artistic, administrative, and technical/production-based projects are welcome.
Here are a few examples:
-Visit an artist or company you’ve always wanted to get to know or observe;
-Bring in a guest artist to guide or lead a rehearsal;
-Plan a future project with another artist, ensemble, or presenter;
-Explore a theme, challenge, or technical element of an upcoming project;
-Host online conversations or e-meetings leading up to an in-person rehearsal;
-Get to know a potential cross-sector or cross-discipline partner (i.e. someone from outside the arts, or from an arts discipline or genre beyond your own).
Please click HERE to see more examples of previously funded Travel Grant activities.
Click here to see a chart comparing eligible expenses for each program.
Production expenses, production tours, equipment purchases, and publicly-available professional development offerings (e.g. using funds to register for conferences, festivals, or other pre-existing public workshops or trainings) are not supported by this program.