Pleasant Rowland Great Performance Fund for Theater
The Pleasant Rowland Great Performance Fund for Theater is a fund at Madison Community Foundation created specifically to endow a competitive grant to support professional theater in Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts. Professional theater companies seeking to perform at the Overture Center may submit grant applications
to the Pleasant Rowland Great Performance Fund for Theater. The grant dollars, totaling approximately $150,000 annually, are for the purpose of supporting production costs associated with live theater in Overture Center.
Eligible applicants must be a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status professional theatre operating primarily in the State of Wisconsin. Applicant organizations must also meet three of the following four requirements to apply:
a) Have an equity contract
b) Have offered a minimum of three self-produced productions per year for two consecutive years.
c) Pay a contracted fee and/or salary to two or more actors for each production.
d) Pay a contracted fee and/or salary to at least one member of its support staff. Timeline
Applicants will need to submit an electronic grant application by March 15, 2013
Supplemental Information will be requested by April 1st.
Awards will be announced by April 15th.Application Guidelines
There will be one competitive Theater Grant cycle in 2013 with an application due by March 15th, 2013. Applicants should use the Theater Fund application
If you have questions, please contact Tom Linfield
, Vice President of Grantmaking and Community Initiatives, at (608) 232-1763, or Harmony Kronick, Operations Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Applications need to be emailed to Tom Linfield no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 15th.
- Please include your organization's name in the subject line of the email.
- Applications should not exceed three pages. A submission greater than three pages will be returned to the applicant and will not be accepted for review.
- Applications must be submitted electronically; materials sent by fax or mail will not be accepted.