Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

The Dramatists Guild Foundation's (DGF) Housing Assistance Grants are one-time awards that assist professional dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) with housing expenses accrued as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. DGF is committed to preventing eviction and displacement among theater writers and to help dramatists rebuild their lives during the pandemic recovery period.

Theater writers should apply for immediate financial assistance with the following: outstanding mortgage and rent payments, sudden increases to rent prices, overdue utility bills, outstanding costs related to moving, or credit card debt related to any of the aforementioned reasons. 

If you hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from applying at this time.


Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. Applicants who have previously been awarded a DGF Emergency Grant and meet new eligibility requirements are welcome to apply to this program. Dramatists who are currently unhoused or are seeking financial assistance for non-arrears related hardships are encouraged to apply to DGF's Emergency Grant program . 

DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status. 

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This form is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) to apply for emergency financial assistance from the Dramatists Guild Foundation due to Covid-19 related circumstances. 

Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. If you have previously received a DGF Emergency Grant since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, or hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from re-applying at this time.

DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.


Las subvenciones de ayuda para vivienda del Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) son becas de una sola ocasión para ayudar a  escritores teatrales profesionales  (dramaturgos, liricistas, compositores, libretistas) con gastos de vivienda acumulados a causa  de la pandemia del COVID-19. DGF está comprometido a evitar que los escritores de Teatro sufran evicción o desplazamiento, así como a ayudar a dichos dramaturgos a rehacer sus vidas durante el periodo de recuperación de la pandemia.

Los escritores teatrales en las condiciones mencionadas a continuación, podrán solicitar ayuda financiera inmediatamente: Pagos de hipoteca o renta pendientes, incrementos repentinos de renta, pagos de servicios atrasados, deuda por gastos de mudanza, o deuda de tarjetas de crédito por cualquiera de las causas anteriores.

Por favor tenga en cuenta que las restricciones de elegibilidad han cambiado recientemente. Los solicitantes que hayan recibido una subvención anteriormente, podrán volver a solicitarla si cumplen con los requisitos actuales. Aquellos dramaturgos que por el momento no cuenten con un hogar o que busquen ayuda no relacionada con la vivienda, podrán aplicar a las Subvenciones de Emergencia DGF.

A los escritores teatrales que busquen ayuda para salud y bienestar mental se les recomienda que apliquen a Steven Schwartzberg Grant for Mental Health and Wellness  De DGF.

DGF atiende a todos los escritores teatrales en los Estados Unidos de América sin importar estatus de inmigración.

*Indica que es una pregunta requerida. Si usted es nuevo en este sistema recibirá un correo de Submittable para confirmar su cuenta.

Esta forma está dirigida a dramaturgos, compositores, liricistas y libretistas que deseen solicitar ayuda económica por parte de Dramatist Guild Foundation para cubrir los gastos de cualquier situación ocasionada por la pandemia de COVID-19.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Dramatists Guild Foundation is seeking a highly qualified arts administrative intern to work in our office in our program department. This position is ideal for both undergraduate and graduate students in the arts, non-profit, and business, who are eager to learn more about operations, program management, and program design. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Work collaboratively as part of the programming team to ensure all project goals are met.

  • Assist with projects within the foundation including– Artist Career Planning & Coordination, Data Entry & Database Management.
  • Support the daily operations of the programs department and management of the office.
  • Manage mail, resources and help to maintain the office.
  • Organize and archive files according to the needs of the program.
  • Support the larger DGF team and the dramatists we serve.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Highly motivated, detailed-oriented and energetic intern capable of working on various projects simultaneously.
  • You must possess strong organizational, analytical, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Dependability and commitment are essential!
  • You will need to provide your own laptop and transportation.
  • We expect applied knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of the theater industry a plus


ABOUT DRAMATISTS GUILD FOUNDATION

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

At DGF, we are committed to the safety of our employees and their families. While COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to the health and well-being of all individuals, vaccinations can significantly reduce that threat and help protect our workplace as well as our community.

DGF is committed to sustaining an equitable and safe environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Access, equity, and authenticity are core values at DGF and we are dedicated to providing employees with a work environment that celebrates varied backgrounds and is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage candidates of all ages who identity as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, disabled, trans, non-binary, and queer to apply. All applications will receive consideration for employment.

Esta forma es para que dramaturgos (escritores de teatro, compositores, letristas, libretistas) puedan aplicar para una subvención para cubrir la brecha de gastos de producción que solamente puede ser recibida una vez.  Por favor note: Las restricciones de elegibilidad de DGF han cambiado. Si en este momento tienes un mínimo de $10,000 en su cuentas de banco, amablemente preguntamos que se abstenga de aplicar en este momento. Dramaturgos que han anteriormente recibido una solicitud de emergencia de COVID-19 o de asistencia de vivienda son elegibles para aplicar por esta solicitud. DGF sirve a dramaturgos en los Estados Unidos, sin importar su estatus de inmigración.

This form is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) who wish to apply for a Bridge Grant from the Dramatists Guild Foundation.
Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. If you hold $10,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from re-applying at this time. Dramatists who have previously received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant or Housing Assistance Grant are eligible to apply. DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status. 

Position Title: Program Associate
About Dramatists Guild Foundation:
Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.


At DGF, we are committed to the safety of our employees and their families. While COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to the health and well-being of all individuals, vaccinations can significantly reduce that threat and help protect our workplace as well as our community.


DGF is committed to sustaining an equitable and safe environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Access, equity, and authenticity are core values at DGF and we are dedicated to providing employees with a work environment that celebrates varied backgrounds and is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage candidates of all ages who identity as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, disabled, trans, non-binary, and queer to apply. All applications will receive consideration for employment.


Position Summary:
Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) seeks a self-motivated and efficient professional to help provide administrative support to our programs department. Reporting to the Director of Programming and the Grants Manager, the Program Associate will assume responsibility for supporting the processing of grant applications, processes and other administrative responsibilities to support the Program department.
Reports to:
Director of Programming and Grants Manager
Position Status:
Part-time
Start Date:
June 2022
Location:
520 8th Ave, Suite 2401, New York, NY 10018. The DGF Office is ADA accessible.
Salary:
$25-30/per hour
Part-time. Up to 20hr per week, prefer 3 or 4 days
Benefits and Perks:

  • Occasional free theater tickets and access to purchase house seats, if available.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in the development of training materials and processes for programs
  • Communicate effectively with participants and volunteers
  • Track and solicit testimonials from applicants
  • Update and process paper and electronic grant applications
  • Maintain applicant correspondence and files
  • Complete data entry projects as needed
  • Assist with projects and research related to granting programs

Supporting the Director of Programming

  • Managing the  Director and department calendar.
  • Representing the Director in key communications with internal and external constituents, and building crucial relationships at all levels of the organization and beyond.
  • Assisting Director in preparing for meetings.
  • Organize, manage, and provide administrative support for special projects and events; undertake research projects; and collect and analyze data as background for meetings and special projects.
  • Finding and sending copies of relevant  Director correspondence to other Departments.
  • Collaborating closely with  Director to assist with management of key priorities, calendaring and create increased efficiency and capacity for the Department.
  • Assisting in the management of the daily operations of the Programming Department.
  • Filing documents in an organized manner.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Stellar organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Experienced in equitable and inclusive practices, skills, and values
  • Highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to foresee challenges and problem solve
  • Ability to work as part of a team and multitask
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, Monday.com, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working with Submittable and databases such as Donor Perfect, Classy a plus
  • Spanish language-skills a plus
  • Knowledge of the theater industry a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


How to Apply:
Please create an account through Submittable to submit your application. A cover letter is not required, but please answer the questions in the application fully with attention to sentence structure, spelling, and grammar. We are unable to accept applications via email or mail due to tracking difficulty and capacity.
If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail info@dgf.org with “Program Associate” in the subject line, or call 212-391-8384, and we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.

Dramatists Guild Foundation