How to Find Grants for a Youth Theater Company

by Charlie Gaston ; Updated July 27, 2017

Finding grants for a youth theater company is now easier than ever. With the number of foundation and government sponsored grant programs expanding across the Internet, almost any non-profit or theater group can find exactly what they need. Read more to find the grant money you need to help your youth theater group.

Step 1

Contact the The Puffin Foundation to receive grants up to $2,500. The foundations offers grants to youth theater groups and performance art artists and collaborators. For additional information contact the foundation at: The Puffin Foundation 20 East Oakdene Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666-4198. Or contact by phone at: (201) 836-8923

Step 2

Contact the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation (LVF) for a one-off grant contribution ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 dollars, depending on priority and need. All applicants must be active in the performing arts and have very little funding in order to qualify. For additional eligibility information, contact: Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, 4001 Inglewood Ave., Suite 101-309, Redondo Beach, CA 90278.

Step 3

Contact Creative Capital for grants up to $20, 000 dollars. The organization provides grant money to individuals and groups working in the field of performing arts. Contact Creative Capital by mail at: 65 Bleecker Street; Seventh Floor, New York, NY 10012 or by phone at (212) 598-9900. You may also email at:

Step 4

Contact the Grants For Financial Institutions Foundation. Established in 1947 by Sid W. Richardson, the Foundation offers aid to non-profit organization working in the area of Arts and education. Past recipients include; Allied Theatre Group, Inc., Pocket Theatre, Inc. and Texas Ballet Theater, Inc. Contact the foundation at (818) 336-0494.

About the Author

Charlie Gaston has written numerous instructional articles on topics ranging from business to communications and estate planning. Gaston holds a bachelor's degree in international business and a master's degree in communications. She is fluent in Spanish and has extensive travel experience.