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.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Our appliction process includes three steps: inquiry, application, and
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 www.creative-capital.org/application for more information, FAQs,
guidelines and more.
CREATIVE CAPITAL 20087–09
Grants in Emerging Fields, Innovative Literature, & Performing Arts
OPEN FOR SUBMISSION: FEBRUARY 4 – MARCH 4, 2008
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!