How To Apply

Creative Capital helps artists realize specific projects while building their capacity to sustain their careers for the long-term.

To be eligible to apply for Creative Capital, an artist must be:

U.S. citizenA U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

25 years oldAt least 25 years old

five years experienceA working artist with at least five years professional experience

not a full-time studentNot a full-time student

 

Award Calendar 

Creative Capital's application is currently closed. Artists who applied in February 2015, see the timeline below for notification dates. For information on upcoming award rounds, see "Our Seven Year Cycle" below.

Important dates for 2015 applicants:
Monday, February 2 – Monday, March 2, 2015: Letter of Inquiries (LOI) accepted
Monday, March 2, 2015, 4:00pm EST: LOI submission deadline
Monday, June 1, 2015: Notification of advancement to application stage
Friday, September 18, 2015: Notification of advancement to panel review
January 2016: Public announcement of awards

Our Seven Year Cycle

2012
Film/Video and Visual Arts awards announced
Applications for Emerging Fields, Performing Arts and Literature projects accepted (deadline was March 1, 2012)

2013
Emerging Fields, Performing Arts and Literature awards announced

2014
Follow-up work with artists – no new awards
Applications for Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) and Visual Arts projects accepted February 3-28

2015
Moving Image and Visual Arts awards announced
Applications for Emerging Fields, Performing Arts and Literature projects accepted February 2 - March 2

2016
Emerging Fields, Performing Arts and Literature awards announced

2017
Follow-up work with artists – no new awards

2018
Capstone Period (follow-up work with artists and evaluation of program)
Applications for Moving Image and Visual Arts projects accepted February 1-28

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