Travel Grants - Eligibility

Who is eligible?

  • Applicant must be a NET member in good standing; grantees must remain NET members in good standing throughout the full project period (through final reporting)
  • Eligible membership categories: Ensembles, Affiliates, Individuals, Students
  • An Ensemble or Affiliate may apply on behalf of one of its members
  • 501(c)(3) status is not required
  • Applicant must have an address in, and the ability to receive funds in, the United States
  • In each round, applicant may submit only one application, but may be listed or included as a partner in applications submitted by others
  • Applicant may not receive more than one NET/TEN grant within an annual cycle
  • Those receiving a NET/TEN grant for two years in a row must sit out for a year before reapplying
  • Applicants may not have any outstanding final reports due from previously completed NET/TEN activities

What is eligible?

  • Artistic, administrative, and technical/production-based projects are welcome
  • Activities may include (but are not limited to) observerships, shared rehearsals, planning, training, and/or other exploration with outside partners.
  • Production expenses, production tours, equipment purchases, and professional development offerings (e.g. using funds to register for conferences, festivals, or other pre-existing public workshops or trainings) are not supported by this program.

Project Partners

  • U.S. or International
  • Outside of your current city/region
  • Partners do not have to be NET members, and may be individual artists, ensembles, cross-sector, and/or cross-discipline
  • New relationships or existing relationships
  • Must be an outside relationship (i.e. travel to meet with an individual who is affiliated with your ensemble but is located in a different geographic region would not be eligible)


NET welcomes your questions at any time prior to submitting an application, or throughout the review process. Please contact program staff at: