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NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre
The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre will distribute $2M in grant funding to encourage and support the creation of female-led digital, film, music, television, and live or online theatre projects in New York City.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) in partnership with the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is accepting applications for the NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre.

The deadline to apply is Monday, November 1 at 5:00 PM EDT

The Program will offer grants of up to $50,000 to awardees in categories such as Fiction, Documentary, Music and Theatre Production to cover: 

  • Finishing grants for film, television, and digital projects (completed principal photography)

  • Funds for the creation of music recordings or videos

  • Production funds for live or online theatre


In addition to being made by, for, or about all who identify as women, projects are eligible if they feature a strong female perspective; and/or include a female-identified director and/or producer and/or writer/songwriter and/or engineer (for recordings) and/or female protagonist(s) or lead musical role. 


For further information regarding this program, please review the program's FAQ and watch their pre-recorded information session.

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