RENEW Program Archives - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

A three-year grant to support The Co-Laboratory, a program designed to support professional choreographers and filmmakers from the San Francisco Bay Area to create short dance films in a compressed time period for the SF Dance Film Festival.

A three-year grant to support The Matchbox @ Crowded Fire, a new play development program which actively supports the creation of high quality contemporary theater through commissions, in-house workshops, an annual free public reading series, a Resilience & Development (R&D) LAB, and a Playwright Residency.

A three-year grant to support its Cutting Ball Variety Pack, an experimental works festival that will allow artists to collaborate, experiment and grow the avant-garde canon.

A three-year grant to support FRESH Festival, an annual festival of experimental dance, performance, and music in San Francisco, which provides a platform for new work and perspectives in dance, art and culture serving artists and audiences through programming in performance, practice and community exchange.

A three-year grant to support San Francisco Trolley Dances, an annual civic event featuring new site-specific works by professional and community-based dance companies. In partnership with San Francisco’s transit agency, the three-day festival supports the creative growth of choreographers and dance artists and develops new audiences as viewers travel on MUNI streetcars to see dance […]

A three-year grant to support the Community Space Sharing Initiative, which provides free performance space, hands-on support, and guidance to local arts organizations who do not have their own spaces.

A three-year grant to support the Artist Residency and Commissioning (ARC) program, which identifies local emerging and innovative choreographers and provides them with five-month residencies. Two artists per residency will rehearse, collaborate, and perform new works, and build a sustainable commissioning program supporting three fully commissioned world premieres each year.

A three-year grant to support the Artist in Residence (AIR) Program, which provides four to ten week long residencies for six to eight artists annually.

A three-year grant to support the Resident Playwrights Initiative and Production Fund, which provides an array of support and resources for ten Bay Area playwrights over a four-year term and includes a Production Fund for one project each year in partnership with a Bay Area theater.

A three-year grant to support twelve month-long residencies for Bay Area performance artists, choreographers, playwrights, and/or filmmakers.