Second-Time Application for Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief
The Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief program awards sliding scale micro-grants from $300-$500 to individuals who live in the Philadelphia region, and whose theatre income has been impacted by COVID-19 cancellations and closures.

With the program operating into the spring, Theatre Philadelphia will begin accepting a second round of applications for micro-grantees who have been awarded funds but may still have emergent need.

While continuing to prioritize first time applicants, the program will grant requests for second-time micro-grants as the program budget allows.


Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief second-time applications will open on Monday, June 1st for micro-grantees who have been awarded funds but may still have emergent need.

This means the micro-grantees already met the the following eligibility factors:

--Individuals must live within a 35-mile radius of Philadelphia's City Hall.
--Individuals must be active participants in the Philadelphia Region's theatre community.
--Individuals must have evidence of income loss due to COVID-19 while working in the Philadelphia Region's theatre.
--Individuals must not have another source of income OR a second source of income is also limited.
--Individuals must have previously received a first-time micro-grant.

Additionally, we ask that second-time applicants meet the following eligibility factors:

--Individuals who are still unable to receive income from other sources, including unemployment from the federal government.


Please fill out the short-form below.


You will be notified regarding the status of your application upon Theatre Philadelphia's review and based on the capacity of the program budget.

Please note that submitting an application does not mean you will automatically be accepted for a second micro-grant.

If ACCEPTED, we will do our best to expedite the distribution of micro-grants following review and verification of applications, but please allow two to four weeks from the date of submission for processing. If WAITLISTED, we will work to review your application for the next round of awards in the order that we received it.

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The Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief is limited. We ask that those who have other sustainable sources of income refrain from applying at this time.
In order to begin the application, please confirm your eligibility as a second-time applicant.
Theatre Philadelphia's Emergency Program is now offering micro-grants from a $300-$500 sliding scale. Please select the amount you are applying for. *
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