FACE Foundation

- Supporting French-American Cultural Exchange in Education and the Arts

Jazz & New Music

Touring Grant

Promoting French musicians and ensembles in the U.S. is a core goal of the program. Touring projects will be supported with up to 10,000 dollars, solely for projects confirmed by an American presenting venue.

Project Eligibility

• Tours must include at least 3 shows or public programs (masterclasses are considered);

• Works presented must be composed by living composers.

Priority will be given to:

• Projects involving artists or living composers whose work has rarely been seen in the partner country;

• Projects presented in a minimum of 3 different cities;

• Projects involving new generations of composers;

• Projects involving women artists and/or composers;

• Projects reflecting diversity and inclusion;

• Projects experimenting with new forms of music.

The fund will not support directly individual artists.

Who May Apply

The Jazz & New Music program offers financial support in the form of grants to American or French nonprofit organizations that represent, produce, or present the project of the artist(s).

• Individual artist or ensemble involved should work at a professional level;

• Individual artist or ensemble involved must be French citizens or legal residents for the past five years and currently reside in France or its territories;

• Applicants must be (or represented by) an American nonprofit institution or a French association loi 1901. Presenting venues can apply individually. However, it is recommended to coordinate with other venues involved in a tour before applying;

• Applicants (or their representatives) must be able to demonstrate their nonprofit status;

• Companies and ensembles may submit applications for performances and tours only if they have obtained written engagement from presenting partners.

Calendar / Application


Projects must take place between September 2023 and August 2024


FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Budget Template [xlsx]


Dylan Hadida
Program Officer, Music