Creative Capital Offers Artist Grants for 2023-2024 Cycle

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Creative Capital Offers Artist Grants for 2023-2024 Cycle
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Creative Capital provides grants to support the creation of groundbreaking art by innovative and adventurous artists across the country through our national, free, open call process. We are committed to funding and supporting conceptually and formally challenging, risk-taking, never-before-seen projects. Creative Capital funds a diverse group of artists each year—more than 75% of our awardees in recent years have been artists of color—including Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous artists—of all ages, abilities, and regions across the United States.

AWARD AMOUNT: up to $50,000 plus technical support and access to industry professionals (50 awards will be given in each year, 2023 and 2024)

DEADLINE: April 1, 2022 for BOTH 2023 and 2024 cycles

  • 2023: performing arts, technology, literary artists
  • 2024: visual arts, moving image/film artists

ELIGIBILITY:

  • At least 25 years old at time of application
  • In professional practice for at least 5 years at time of application
  • Not in school at time of application
  • Must not have received a Creative Capital award before

Innovation is our primary selection criterion, and our focus on championing groundbreaking ideas distinguishes Creative Capital from other granting organizations. While selecting projects that are genre-stretching and adventurous is at the core of our mission, we welcome multidisciplinary projects as well as projects that push boundaries within a single genre.

Awardees have access to direct project funding up to $50,000, advisory services, and a community of fellow awardees and other professionals who may provide additional support for the project. We encourage a spirit of mutual generosity among our awardees and seek to foster exchange through our retreats, workshops, and online, regional, national, and international gatherings. Over the course of a funded project, we partner with each artist to help define critical moments of development and determine how to best meet their goals. Creative Capital has helped hundreds of artists realize their projects since our inception in 1999.

We invite artists to propose experimental, risk-taking projects in the performing arts, technology, literature, visual arts, and moving image, which push boundaries formally and thematically, and/or venture into wild, out-there, never-before-seen concepts and future universes real or imagined. Ultimately, we seek proposals for groundbreaking new work—including, but not limited to, work that attends to the many relationships between social, economic, and environmental justice, and advances the global dialogue around critical issues impacting the sustainability of artists, our communities, our planet, and beyond.

QUESTIONS? Visit the grant website or email awards@creative-capital.org  There is also a grant information session on October 8, 2021 (will be recorded for future viewing)

 

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