The Educational Theatre Foundation aims to make that a reality.
The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is the fundraising arm of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).
ETF’s mission is to provide all students equitable access to quality theatre education. The Foundation achieves this mission by providing financial support to programs that expand access to and participation in school theatre for underserved and marginalized communities and funding theatre programs’ growth and sustainability.
ETF’s programs offer a wide range for support to middle and high school theatre programs. From introducing sustainable theatre to schools that have never been able to fund it, to using school theatre to further the conversation surrounding racial equity, to supporting growing existing theatre programs and recognizing student achievement, ETF fulfills its mission by expanding access and championing success through its various programs.
On Tuesday, December 7, 2023, the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) celebrated its new chapter of leadership and programming with an NYC relaunch party hosted by
The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) has selected five high schools for the 2023-24 Pathway grant program, an initiative fostering racial equity through school theatre. Building
In its inaugural year, The Unsinkable Molly Brown Grant has awarded 16 high school theatre programs with $160,000 in grant funding to mount productions of
The Educational Theatre Foundation is committed to expanding access and inspiring excellence through the power of theatre in education. Your gift, regardless of the size, has a direct impact on every aspect of the foundation. From building programs where there were none, to supporting high-caliber theatre training, to recognizing student achievement, your generosity enables us fulfill our mission.