Writers are the beating heart of theater, whom we rely upon to take us on journeys and inspire us to think. During these unprecedented times, DGF has created the Steven Schwartzberg Grants to provide financial support for mental health and wellness services for theater writers. To help connect writers to therapists, DGF has partnered with Advekit, an online therapist matching service, to expand access to mental health support that might be out of your reach.

Please complete this form to receive $1,000 toward therapy through Advekit, courtesy of DGF.

Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. Applicants who have previously been awarded one Schwartzberg Grant for Mental Health and Wellness  and meet new eligibility requirements are welcome to apply to this program. At this time, DGF asks that applicants who have received two Schwartzberg Grants wait to reapply.

If you already have a therapist or are seeking mental wellness support other than Western talk therapy, DGF is working on ways to support you in your wellness.

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

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