Creative Capital provides grants up to $50,000 to individual artists to support the creation of groundbreaking new projects. The new application process comprises only 6 short questions (reduced from 40 questions). The 2024 “Wild Futures: Art, Culture, Impact” grant application for Visual Arts and Film/Moving Image is open through March 31, 2023 at 4:00PM ET.
Notable Creative Capital grantees in the visual arts and film include: Simone Leigh, Jeffrey Gibson, Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Garrett Bradley, Lorraine O’Grady, Jennie C. Jones, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Titus Kaphar, Laura Poitras, Zoe Leonard, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Cory Arcangel, Mel Chin, Zach Blas, Guadalupe Maravilla, Yance Ford, Reid Davenport, Martine Syms, Nikyatu Jusu, and many more.
Creative Capital receives thousands of applications annually and funds approximately 50 artists each year. Innovation is our primary selection criterion, and our focus on championing groundbreaking projects and ideas distinguishes Creative Capital from other granting organizations. Creative Captial is committed to funding and supporting conceptually and formally interesting, challenging, risk-taking, never-before-seen projects.
Grants are awarded via a democratic, national, open call, external review process. Awardees receive direct project funding up to $50,000, professional advisory services, and community-building opportunities. Funding is unrestricted and may be used on any expenses related to the creation of the project, including but not limited to: staffing, supplies, computers, software, studio repairs, childcare, healthcare, mental health care, travel, research, and more.