Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. The organization’s pioneering approach—inspired by venture-capital principles—helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding and career development services valued at $40,000, for a total commitment of up to $90,000 per project.
Since 1999, Creative Capital has committed $29 million in financial and advisory support to 418 projects representing 529 artists, and its Professional Development Program has reached 5,900 artists in more than 170 communities.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts is the principal funder for Creative Capital’s core program, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has been the largest single funder of Creative Capital’s Performing Arts grantees since 2000. Creative Capital’s core program also receives major support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Toby Devan Lewis, The Theo Westenberger Estate, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Lambent Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, Ford Foundation, Muriel Pollia Foundation, Catharine & Jeffrey Soros, Paige West, Cordish Family Foundation, Sylvia Golden, Rappaport Family Foundation, Stephen Reily & Emily Bingham, and John L. Thomson, in addition to support from more than 150 other institutional and individual donors. Additional support for the Professional Development Program is provided by Kresge Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
Learn more about Creative Capital’s programs and the artists it supports at www.creative-capital.org.