Creative Capital is now accepting online Letters of Inquiry for grants in Emerging Fields, Literature and Performing Arts. The deadline for submitting inquiries is March . Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing innovative and adventurous projects.
Acting as a catalyst for the development of exceptional and imaginative ideas, we support artists whose work is provocative, timely and relevant; who are deeply engaged with their art forms and demonstrate a rigorous commitment to their craft; who are boldly original and push the boundaries of their genre; and who create work that carries the potential to reshape the cultural landscape. Selected grantees receive up to 50,000 USD in direct support for their project and advisory services valued at more than 40,000 USD.
To be eligible to apply, an artist must be: A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, at least 25 years old, a working artist with at least five years of professional experience, not a full-time student.
About Creative Capital is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Literature, Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Working in long-term partnership with artists, Creative Capital’s pioneering approach to support combines funding, counsel and career development services to enable a project’s success and foster sustainable practices for its grantees. Since its founding in 1999, Creative Capital has committed nearly 25 million USD in financial and advisory support to 372 projects representing 463 artists, and its Professional Development Program has reached more than 4,000 artists in 50 communities across the country.
Creative Capital’s core program receives support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Toby Devan Lewis, the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Booth Ferris Foundation, the Muriel Pollia Foundation, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, Catharine and Jeffrey Soros, Paige West, and more than 150 other institutional and individual donors, in addition to support from the Kresge Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for the Professional Development Program.
Dead line: 1 Mrach 2012
For more information, visit www.creative-capital.org