Grants and subsidies available for drama educators and practitioners.
Tina Sergeant Professional Development Initiative
Open to local and international theatre practitioners and drama educators, SDEA pledges $500 towards SDEA’s professional development training programmes which includes any SDEA workshops and masterclasses, the SDEA Drama Pedagogy course and the SDEA Theatre Arts Conference.
The Tina Sergeant Professional Development Initiative is open throughout the year. The table below lists the key application deadlines:
|Applications received by:||Notified by|
|Friday, 23 March 2018||Monday, 2 April 2018|
|Friday, 25 May 2018||Monday, 4 June 2018|
|Friday, 24 August 2018||Monday, 3 September 2018|
Other Funding Agencies
i. National Arts Council
– Grants Framework
The National Arts Council nurtures and champions Singapore’s arts community through its Grants Framework which includes the Seed Grant, Major Company Scheme, Creation Grant, Production Grant, Presentation and Participation Grant, Market and Audience Development Grant, Capability Development Grant, Research Grant, Arts Fund, and Traditional Arts Repository Grant.
Read more about the various grants here.
– Capability Development Grant
The Capability Development Grant supports the exposure to and learning in diverse areas of functions and practices within the arts. This grant can be used for workshops, masterclasses, seminars, conferences, residencies and many other professional training and skills development programmes.
The Capability Development Grant is open for application six times a year. The table below lists the key application deadlines.:
|For projects between or after||Apply by||Notified by|
|15 July – 14 September 2018||15 April 2018||15 June 2018|
|15 September – 14 November 2018||15 June 2018||15 August 2018|
|15 November – 14 January 2018||15 August 2018||15 October 2018|
|15 January – 14 March 2018||15 October 2018||15 February 2018|
|15 May – 14 July 2018||15 February 2018||15 April 2018|