Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) (2008)
Manhattan Community Art fund
Funding towards the collaboration between composer Meg Okura and choreographer Caron Eule of a modern music and dance production of a Japanese folk tale entitled “The Crane Wife" (In the South Cove of Battery Park)
Meet The Composer
Meet The Composer (2007 & 2008)
Metlife Creative Connections Grant
2008 For the support for the performances of the Crane Wife by composer Meg Okura, and a composition "Storm" by Mamiko Kitaura. The grant also covers their collaborative workshop on "Music and Movements" with choreographer Caron Eule at Ballet Hispanico.
2007 To fund a concert performance of new works by composers Mamiko Kitaura, Sam Newsome, and Meg Okura as a part of the Trinity Concerts, Inc. “Concert at One" Series at St. Paul’s Chapel in 2007.
American Composers Forum
American Composers Forum (2007-08)
Jerome Composers Commissioning Program (JCCP)
Commission of a four-movement suite by Meg Okura entitled “Lu Chai".
Urban Artist Initiative /NYC (UAI/NYC) (2006)
Funding towards audio recording of composition by Meg Okura entitled “Afrasia"
Independent Music Awards
The 6th Annual Independent Music Awards (2006)
Honorable mention in the “Best Album" category for the album “Meg Okura’s Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble"
International Songwriting Competition
International Songwriting Competition (2005)
The John Lennon Songwriting Contest
The 2003 John Lennon Songwriting Contest
Meg Okura's "G.F.I." received an "Honorable Mention"