The grant is application-based and will be awarded to benefit specific projects. Funds can be requested to support work at any stage of development, from concept to presentation. Qualifying work may be dance and/or movement-based performance work of any format. Prospective applicants should review application requirements and apply directly through the Queer|Art website.
Applications for the second year of the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists will be open September 10th – November 10th, 2019. The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists is part of the organization’s Queer|Art|Awards initiative, which includes grants, prizes, and awards that provide various kinds of direct support—monetary and otherwise—to LGBTQ+ artists. Other Awards include: The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant and the Queer|Art|Prize for Sustained Achievement and Recent Work. Over time, Queer|Art|Awards seeks to include a spectrum of support that will benefit artists working in a variety of fields and mediums, as well as broader categories of support that will survey LGBTQ+ culture as a whole.