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[CALL] Reminder: Creative Capital Application Deadline is March 2!

Just a friendly reminder that the Creative Capital Award Application closes in less than two weeks! Be sure to submit your application in Emerging Fields, Literature or Performing Arts by Monday, March 2 at 4:00pm EST. We will not accept late submissions.
Still have questions about the application? Join us for our final Online Info Session this Thursday! Creative Capital’s President and Executive Director Ruby Lerner will lead the event and answer questions about Creative Capital’s application process and the work we seek to support. Creative Capital Awardees Sam Van Aken (2009 Emerging Fields) and Kenny Fries (2009 Literature) will also join the session as special guests to provide first-hand knowledge and advice on navigating our award process.
We will send an email to registrants a few days before each event with information on how to access each session; however, you can also visit our Google+ Page to view all online events.

Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all creative disciplines. In February 2015, Creative Capital will be considering proposals in Performing Arts, Emerging Fields and Literature. For in-depth information on Creative Capital and the artists we support, visit

Creative Capital is one of the only national organizations that awards grants to individual artists through an open call application process.


We take chances to support ideas that are bold, innovative and genre-stretching, that articulate an original vision and have the potential for great impact.


Our individualized approach surrounds artists with the financial and advisory resources they need to realize their artistic visions and build sustainable careers.


We make a commitment to work with each artist over a three- to seven-year period that involves a high level of engagement between Creative Capital and the artist.

“I really think Creative Capital is the pinnacle of artist resource organizations. It’s hard to imagine it being any more perfect.”  – Steve Rowell (2013 Emerging Fields Awardee)


Monday, February 2 – Monday, March 2, 2015:
 Letter of Inquiries (LOI) accepted
Monday March 2, 2015, 4:00pm EST: LOI submission deadline
Monday June 1, 2015: Notification of advancement to application stage
Friday, September 18, 2015: Notification of advancement to panel review
January 2016: Public Announcement of awards

About Creative Capital 

Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. Our pioneering approach, inspired by venture-capital principles, helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Since 1999, Creative Capital has committed $30 million in financial and advisory support to 419 projects representing 529 artists, and our Professional Development Program has reached nearly 8,000 artists in more than 375 communities through workshops and webinars. For more information, visit

Creative Capital receives major support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Toby Devan Lewis, The Theo Westenberger Estate, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Lambent Foundation, William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, Catharine & Jeffrey Soros, Paige West, Muriel Pollia Foundation, Clifton Foundation, Cordish Family Foundation, Sylvia Golden, Rappaport Family Foundation, Stephen Reily & Emily Bingham, John L. Thomson, and Two Sisters and a Wife Foundation, in addition to support from more than 400 other institutional and individual donors. Further support for the Professional Development Program is provided by Kresge Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Tequila Herradura, John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and Joan Mitchell Foundation.