ONLY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS ARE ELIGIBLE.
American organizations must demonstrate their 501(c)(3) status granted by the IRS. French organizations must provide proof of equivalent nonprofit status for eligibility.
-American organizations must present a project which involves at least one French theater artist or France-based artist
-French institutions must present a project which involves at least one American theater artist or U.S based artist.
-The organization (presenter, festival, university…) must show a clear financial and artistic commitment towards the project.
-Productions of classical French repertory theater or adaptations of this repertory are not eligible through this program.
-FACE Contemporary Theater doesn’t support neither translations nor publications.
-Companies and ensembles may submit applications to the French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater only if they have identified one or several presenting partners who have indicated in writing their willingness to participate in the collaboration.
-No grants are awarded to individual artists.
-Applicants may reapply to the French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater for the same project in subsequent years only if the project has developed significantly since the last application.
-When performed in the United States, productions including texts must be performed either in English or in French with titles or simultaneous translation.
-When performed in France, productions including texts in English must be performed with French titles or simultaneous translation.
- Applications for projects which have already begun will be ineligible.
-Only projects whose presentation begins after June 1st of the application year will be eligible.
-The FACE Contemporary Theater grants support up to 40% of the artists’ fees, including housing, perdiem, travel, and visa expenses, but cannot exceed the amount $30,000.
Prior to the deadline, applicant organizations should contact us to ensure the eligibility of the artist or company for whom they wish to apply.
In case of a company or an artist touring the partner country with several stops, each cultural organization presenting the artist/company can apply individually. If more than 3 organizations are concerned, applicant organizations should contact us.