Princeton Friends of Opera is a nonprofit, philanthropic tax exempt organization, dedicated to serving the greater Princeton opera community. Over the past ten years, PFO has awarded grants to both arts organizations, and academic institutions. These grants have included support for opera companies, scholarships for aspiring opera singers in an academic setting, and music camp for young students.
Awards range from $200.00 to $2,500.00. Recent recipients have included the CoOPERAtive Program of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University, The Princeton Festival (Now the summer program of The Princeton Symphony), Boheme Opera New Jersey, Trenton Children's Chorus (Now affiliated with Capital Harmony Works), Grand Harmonie, the Princeton Opera Alliance, and Hub City Opera and Dance.
At this time, Princeton Friends of Opera is only able to offer grants to organizations serving the greater Princeton Community. Applications will be considered on an individual basis. Monies will be allocated in February and May. Deadline for a February decision is January 1st. Deadline for a May decision is April 1st.
Special thanks to the grantees listed below. Click on a listing to learn more.
AOP's mission is to identify, develop and present new and innovative works of music theater by emerging and established artists and to engage our audiences in an immersive, transformative theatrical experience.
Boheme Opera provides and enriches the region with accessible, affordable and artistically professional opera performances.
Princeton Opera Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that fosters collaboration in the greater Princeton community through the art of Opera.
To enrich our communities by providing an excellent array of performing arts and lifelong learning in the arts to audiences of all ages.
TCC is a unique after-school program offering exceptional musical, academic, social and personal opportunities for young people in the Greater Trenton Area.
A division of the Westminster College of the Arts, Westminster Choir College is a residential college of music located on a 23-acre campus in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey. At Westminster's core is a four-year music college and graduate school that p