TCG Leadership U[niversity] Program Grants

<p>See: Theatre</a> Communications Group - Leadership U[niversity] Program</p>

<p>The Leadership U program was designed by TCG and is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The overall intent of this program is to strengthen the field by developing the individuals who are the core and future of theatre. This new program provides support in two initiatives:</p>

<p>One-on-One grants of $75,000 will be awarded to six exceptionally talented early-career leaders from all areas of theatre for professional development via mentorships at a TCG Member Theatre, with an additional $5,000 honorarium for their mentor. Up to an additional $10,000 in supplemental funds will be available for one or more of the following: outstanding student loans,approved supplemental activities, and/or life needs (i.e. health care, child or elder care, or other medical expenses). Up to an additional $4,500 will be available for mentee and mentor travel. Online registration and postmark deadline: December 12, 2011.</p>

<p>Continuing Ed grants of up to $6,000 will be awarded to eight mid-career to veteran professionals at TCG Member Theatres for learning opportunities that will advance their leadership skills in areas that include artistic, administrative, educational and production. Online registration and postmark deadline: April 9, 2012.</p>