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Creative Capital

Overview

Creative Capital celebrates the critical role that artists play in fostering dynamic communities and believes that they deserve support similar to that available to innovators in other sectors. As a national organization that supports artists working in all disciplines, Creative Capital honors the creative process with strategic interventions at key moments in the development of an art project. We have worked with thousands of artists through our grantmaking and professional development programs.

Mission

Creative Capital is a permanent laboratory for the development of adventurous and imaginative ideas. The organization seeks to discover and rediscover artists whose work is provocative, timely, and relevant and who are at a critical moment of creative and/or professional growth.

Program

Creativity has become an increasingly valuable resource, not just in the United States but around the world. Just as business, technology, and science sustain their most innovative individuals, Creative Capital is dedicated to nurturing the creativity offered by artists all across the United States. Influenced by fields as diverse as microfinance and mutual aid societies, we have built a comprehensive approach to the development of artists so that they may inspire others with their inventiveness and originality.

As a permanent laboratory for creative workers, Creative Capital is driven by four tenets: support the work; support the artist; nurture the artist community; and engage the public. Highlights of our program include multi-faceted financial support (pools of money available to the artists at different points in the development of their work), retreats that introduce artists to dozens of arts professionals, skills-building opportunities, and promotional support. Through the integration of these strategies, we can create a chain of opportunity for artists. While our services are systematized, we serve artists in a way that is as innovative and individualistic as they are themselves, and those who achieve financial success give back to support their fellow artists.

Impact

Creative freedom is integral to a civil society, and artists provide communities with alternative ways to view, hear, and interpret all that goes on around them. Creative Capital artists often use their creative practice to engage and highlight the experiences of populations who are underrepresented politically, economically and socially. Among other pursuits, our grantees have: engaged with neighborhoods around the issue of gentrification and development; collaborated with environmentalists through public art projects that preserve the beauty and ecological balance of landscapes; and questioned how history is constructed and who has the authority to construct it.

Countries 

United States

Contact 

65 Bleecker Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10012

Phone: (212) 598-9900

www.creative-capital.org

EIN: 31-1605982


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Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bring meals to seniors in need. These programs are our members and we are proud of them. Their clients are our mothers and fathers and grandparents and neighbors. They are America and they need your help. By donating this gift you are feeding our hungry seniors and ensuring that no senior...

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Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bri

Feed A Senior

One week of meals

Creative Capital

Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bring meals to seniors in need. These programs are our members and we are proud of them. Their clients are our mothers and fathers and grandparents and neighbors. They are America and they need your help. By donating this gift you are feeding our hungry seniors and ensuring that no senior...

Regular price $25.00