Blue at The Glimmerglass Festival (photo: Karli Cadel)

Grants & Awards

Over the past five decades, OPERA America has awarded $20 million to opera companies and artists across North America.

Our strategic philanthropy, made possible through OPERA America’s Opera Fund endowment and in partnership with committed foundations, supports new work development, audience building, civic practice, co-productions, and field-wide innovation at our Professional Company Members.

Our awards to individuals advance the careers of women and people of color in creative roles, highlight emerging artists, and recognize the leadership of exceptional trustees.

For more information about OPERA America’s grants and awards, contact us at Grants@operaamerica.org