Translating your creative ideas to paper as project descriptions, budgets, and timelines can be difficult. Tracie Holder discusses tricks and tools to help you put your ideas to paper so that you can write a strong grant proposal.


Applying for a grant is an extremely competitive process. So, it’s important to take the process as seriously as your creative practice. Tracie Holder, who leads Creative Capital’s grant writing workshops, offers some tips to help make fundraising easier.


Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant applications, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources for artists working in all creative disciplines. This month’s opportunities include a residency on the coast of Ireland, and a grant for nonprofit arts spaces in the Bay Area.


Barbara Hammer, who forever changed avant-garde filmmaking by exploring lesbian identity and sexuality through experimental cinematic techniques, passed away in March 2019 due to cancer. We spoke to several artists who interacted with Hammer through Creative Capital and elsewhere in the art world—all of them recalled how much joy she exuded, even to her last days.


On Our Radar 2019 features noteworthy projects in all disciplines that advanced to the final round in the competitive selection process for the Creative Capital Award.


Future IDs at Alcatraz is a year-long project by Gregory Sale, an exhibition and series of monthly public programs on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. The project’s main goal is to help reframe the narrative of re-entry. We spoke to Sale about his Creative Capital Project.


Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources and opportunities for artists working in all creative disciplines. Upcoming opportunities range from a residency outside of Tokyo, Japan for emerging artists to a grant for nonprofits to present public art projects in the Bay Area.


In their Creative Capital Project JACK &, Kaneza Schaal and Cornell Alston consider the incalculable damages of being in prison, through the measure of one’s dreaming that is given to the state. We spoke to the artists ahead of their premiere at New York Live Arts in April, 2019.


We speak to Mariam Ghani about her new documentary, her Creative Capital Project, What We Left Unfinished, which looks at the history of the Communist era between 1978 and 1991 through the stories of filmmakers working at the time. Ghani focuses on five unfinished films that both capture the turbulent events and emotions of the time, and also demonstrate the power and potential of these films beyond their propaganda value.