The Tomayko Foundation announces its request for proposals for 2024 sponsorships in the field of performing arts.


Each year, the Tomayko Foundation provides support for one organization who is working with living artists or an individual working on an independent project to create new performative works in Pittsburgh. Organizations with a strong performing arts program and individuals who are working on independent projects for 2024 or early 2025 are welcome to submit applications. 



Eligible projects include:

  • New works in the categories of dance/choreography, theater, cinema, or music 
  • Support of an artist-in-residence who is working on a specific project/performance
  • Support of directors or choreographers who are working towards a project that will be produced in 2024 or early 2025
  • Support of a new production that will be performed/viewed in 2024 or early 2025
  • Travel or living stipend for actors/dancers/musicians/choreographers/directors who are working on a new project to be performed or viewed in Pittsburgh
  • Organizations with budgets no greater than $500,000 are eligible for funding, individuals must be at least 18 years of age

Proposals:

One sponsorship in the amount of $5,000 will be granted to an organization or individual in Pittsburgh based on the strength of the proposal. Proposals can be sent in the form of a single PDF to Info@Tomayko.Foundation and include the following information:

  • Name of performers and dates of performance
  • Overview of the project
  • Professional background of performer/director/choreographer seeking sponsorship
  • Project budget including other funding sources
  • Contact information for organization or individual



Applications are accepted until March 1, 2024. Organizations/individuals will be notified of the funding decision no later than April 1, 2024. Questions should be directed to Nina Friedman, Director, at FriedmanN@Tomayko.Foundation.






Photo courtesy of Point Park Dance Conservatory
Gallery hours
Monday - Friday
11 am - 4 pm


Saturday + Sunday
By appointment, please email info@tomayko.foundation

5173 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224


412.550.0119


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The Tomayko Foundation was started in 2015 to foster individual creativity through education and the arts.



The Tomayko Foundation was started in 2015 to foster individual creativity through education and the arts.

Monday-Friday
11 am - 4 pm

Saturday + Sunday
by appointment

5173 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224


info@tomayko.foundation


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