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Funding may be requested to support research and travel expenses to the Weill-Lenya Research Center and other locations of primary source material. Applicants must be researching a topic related to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and/or Marc Blitzstein. Applications are reviewed by an independent advisory panel per the KWF’s Evaluation Procedures and Criteria.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Brady Sansone, Director of Programs and Business Affairs, ( to discuss their proposal prior to submission.

Application Requirements

  1. A completed Application Form (in English).
  2. A detailed description of the project (in English).
  3. An up-to-date biography or curriculum vitae.
  4. An itemized budget showing entire project expenses, income, and projected sources of funding. Applicants must notify the Foundation if other grants are awarded.
  5. A detailed research prospectus, a writing sample and at least one letter of recommendation.


Research & Travel Grant Application

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