Grant Money Available

Carranza Puppets is a selected member of the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) Texas Touring Roster.

The Texas Commission on the Arts provides GRANTS which means that financial assistance is available for 30-50% of the performance fees (including travel) for you to bring Carranza Puppets to your school!

You may apply for a grant if you are a:
* Library
* School
* Nonprofit organization
* Government agency

How to Apply for a TCA Grant

The process is simple. First, to apply for a grant, go to or call 800-252-9415 and ask for a Program Staff member. Access the grant application by signing up for a user name and password. The application process is very easy, and should take less than 15 minutes to apply! Please be aware that there are deadlines to apply for a particular time period (see below).

Grant Application Deadlines are as Follows:

Aug. 1 – for programs between Sept. 1 – Dec. 14
Nov. 1 – for programs between Dec. 15 – March 14
Feb. 1 – for programs between March 15 – June 14
May 1 – for programs between June 15 – Aug. 31

Should you need further help with the TCA Grant Process, contact: Anina Moore/TCA at 512-463-5535 or by email at:

2017-2018 Assembly Program

Carranza Puppets, a Texas Touring Artist, brings children's literature to life. The play has original, fully orchestrated music is in keeping with the literary integrity of this "Arabian Nights" story.
Present this highly regarded program for your children in your school or theater! It holds their attention and makes literature memorable. The literature connections of this program inspires reading in your children that can last a lifetime!
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