Dance Source Houston / Deadline: Ongoing


Dance Source Houston provides direct support to freelance dance artists who have received payment from choreographers and/or organizations for their project-based, performance related work through the Dancer Fund. Dance Source Houston will match up to $500 in payment(s) for  performance project artist fees. Dancers may apply more than once to receive the $500 maximum award. A separate application must be submitted for each project.

The Dancer Fund is generously supported by Houston Endowment.

A total of $25,000 will be awarded to freelance dancers for performance activity taking place August 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The submission period will close when funds have been depleted.


  • Applicants must be 18 or older.
  • Applicants must live and work in the Greater Houston region.
  • Applicants must be applying for project-based performance work, not full company season related work.
  • Applicants must provide a contract and proof of payment.
  • The preferred proof of payment is check images from online banking. Acceptable forms of proof of payment also include Paypal and Venmo transaction receipts.
  • Payments made in cash are not eligible.
  • Applicants may be awarded a maximum of $500.
  • Performances must take place August 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

Fill out the application at and attach all required supplemental materials including signed contract(s), proof of payment(s) and a completed W9. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.