Hi Friend! Welcome to IndieSpace's Submittable homepage. 

Click on the Guidelines dropdown next to any of our applications below to read more about them, the eligibility requirements, application instructions, and payment process. When you are ready to submit an application click, Apply Now and follow the prompted on screen instructions. 

If you ever have any questions about an application or need to schedule a time to receive application assistance via phone or email please reach out to our programs manager Brea, at brea@indiespace.org.

About The Emergency Assistant Grant:
The Indie Theater Fund Assistance Program is intended to provide emergency or urgent assistance to those who have an acute need arising from an unforeseen and unavoidable situation which results in an additional hardship that will materially prevent or impede their Independent Theater production.

About the Loan Program:

For those with emergencies that are temporary and funds are anticipated, we are happy to offer loans with 0% interest and flexible repayment terms to be determined together. 

Who is Eligible?:
This application is open to any NYC-based Indie theater company or venue. Indie theater venues are considered theaters or performance spaces with 99 seats or less. Emergency grants are given out on an as needed, first come, first served basis, however we do prioritize funding to companies or venues that are BIPOC, Trans & Non-Binary, Immigrant, and/or Disabled/Deaf run and operated. 


Application Process:
To apply for funds, please complete the application below. This application should take you 15 minutes or less to complete. Please note that this application will require some documentation uploading as support to your application. Please have any of the following ready and on hand to submit, if applicable: Police report, insurance claim, production or operating budget, photos of space or production damage, etc.  

If you have any questions about the application or need assistance completing the application via phone, please reach out to our Executive Director, Randi Berry, at 917-626-1369‬


Payment Process:

Applications will be accepted and reviewed by our staff and board within 24hrs of receipt. We aim to respond with application status update and/or payment details within 2 days of your submission.


Payment Reminders:

  • These grants are given out on an as needed, first come, first served basis, however we do prioritize funding to companies or venues that are BIPOC, Trans & Non-Binary, Immigrant, and/or Disabled/Deaf run and operated.
  • Please note that we can not guarantee a payout of the full amount requested in your application. Grants may equal up to 25% of the total in the Emergency Fund pool at the time of the application.
  • Funds will be paid out via PayPal or check depending on what you selected in your application.
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