The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in Menlo Park and the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation in San Francisco are awarding $300,000 to California choreographers.
The funds will be used to support the creation and production of new dances. The works will be commissioned by Bay Area nonprofit organizations, each of which will receive a $50,000 grant. Resulting works will have their world premiere performances in the Bay Area between December 2015 and June 2017.
Award recipients include: Axis Dance Company, CounterPulse, Destiny Arts Center, ODC, Project Bandaloop, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.