Creative Capital Opens 2008 Grant Application Period

From the Creative Capital website:

2008 Grants: Emerging Fields, Innovative Literature and Performing Arts
Emerging Fields
may include digital arts, gaming, sound art, architecture, design, interdisciplinary projects, and new genres.
Innovative Literature
may include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and genre-defying literary work.
Performing Arts may include dance, music theater, experimental music performance, non-traditional opera, spoken word, theater/performance art, puppetry, and interdisciplinary projects.

Our appliction process includes three steps: inquiry, application, and panel review.
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

2008 Grant Calendar:

FEBRUARY 4: Online inquiry forms open

MARCH 4: Online inquiry forms close

Early JUNE: Notification of advance to Application State

Early JULY: Application Deadline

SEPTEMBER 2008: Notification of Advance to Panel


Note: the next Film, Video and Visual Arts Grant round will be announced early in 2010.

Click here to join their e-list for announcements relating to Creative Capital Foundation’s grants.

Click here to visit their Creative Capital Channel: “an online venue about Creative Capital grantees, with artwork essays, streaming webcasts, and exclusive “in context” articles. Browse grantee projects to find up-to-date information about Creative Capital grantees and their artwork.”

Click here to visit the “Artist Toolbox” section of their website – a wealth of information on arts advocacy, fellowships & grants, legal issues for artists and more! Not to be missed.


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