In Spring of 2002 the Performing Arts program of the Samuels Foundation issued a request for proposals for a special funding project. Organizations that were current/recent grantees of the Foundation and had an endowment fund or cash reserve were invited to apply for a one-time grant to be added to the existing endowment of cash reserve. The following organizations received grants under this special one-time only project:

Aaron Davis Hall, Inc.
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Inc.
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.
American Composers Orchestra, Inc.
American Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Ballet Hispanico of New York
Bang on a Can, Inc.
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
Center for Traditional Music and Dance
Concert Artists Guild, Inc.
Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc.
Dance Theater Workshop, Inc.
Dance Theatre of Harlem, Inc.
Danspace Project, Inc.
Discalced, Inc.
Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center
Eos Orchestra
Foundation for Dance Promotion
Haleakala, Inc.
House Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc.
Kings Majestic Corporation
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Inc.
Manhattan Theatre Club, Inc.
Mannes College of Music
Music-Theatre Group, Inc.
New 42nd Street, Inc.
New York School for Circus Arts/Big Apple Circus
New York Theatre Workshop, Inc.
New York Youth Symphony, Inc.
Opera Orchestra of New York, Inc.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Inc.
Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, Inc.
Pearl Theatre Company, Inc.
Performance Space 122, Inc.
Playwrights Horizons, Inc.
Riverside Symphony, Inc.
Second Stage Theatre, Inc.
Signature Theatre Company, Inc.
Spanish Theatre Repertory Co., Ltd.
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Inc.
Symphony Space
Target Margin Theater, Inc.
Theatre for a New Audience, Inc.
Trisha Brown Dance Company, Inc.
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
Young Concert Artists, Inc. .

2008 Performing Arts Grants
2007 Performing Arts Grants

2006 Performing Arts Grants

2005 Performing Arts Grants