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 call for Letters of Inquiry in Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) and Visual Arts closed on February 28, 2014. Our next application cycle, for Emerging Fields, Literature and Performing Arts projects, opens in February 2015.

Important dates for 2014 applicants:
Monday, June 16, 2014: Applicants notified if advancing to full application stage
(If you submitted a Letter of Inquiry and have NOT received an email about your application status, check your spam filter. Still nothing? Email us at awards@creative-capital.org.)
Friday, September 19, 2014: Notification of advancement to panel review
January 2015: 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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