creative capital applications due march 4

Creative Capital 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

Go to for more information, FAQs,

guidelines and more.


Grants in Emerging Fields, Innovative Literature, & Performing Arts


Please forward widely!

If you are working on an exciting literature, performing arts, or

emerging fields project, we encourage you to apply in our upcoming

grant round. For general information and guidelines, please visit:

To apply for a Creative Capital grant, you must first submit an Inquiry

Form regarding your project. Tell us about your project and how, in

conjunction with a Creative Capital grant, it will be catalytic for

your artistic and professional growth. In addition, you will need to

describe the influences that inform your work and how your work takes

an inventive and original approach to form and content. Be prepared to

present a basic budget and to identify the audience(s) for your project

and any possible presenting venues.

The Guidelines and Inquiry Form for will be available on the Creative

Capital website from February 4 to March 4, 2008. It will be available


If you work with an arts organization, please forward this to your

members. Thank you!

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