NYFA: New York Foundation for the Arts
Address 15 Maiden Lane, 18th floor
New York,NY 10038
Phone Number (212)598-9900
Fax Number (212)598-4934
TTY Number
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.creative-capital.org
Executive Director Ms. Ruby Lerner
Founding Year 1998
Incorporating Year 1998
Mission Statement Creative Capital Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that supports artists pursuing innovative approaches to form and content in literature, film/video, performance, and visual arts, and in emerging fields through funding, counsel and career development services.
Program Name Creative Capital Artist Award
Program Contact
Program Phone
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 0
Description of Program Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing innovative and adventurous projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Literature, and Performing and Visual Arts. Artists receive a $10,000 initial award soon after the winners are announced, and they can receive up to $40,000 more towards their project. Additional services provided include consultations with Artist Services staff; Artist Retreats and Regional Gatherings; annual meetings with legal, financial, marketing, PR, and web consultants; and ten meetings with a strategic planning coach.

Application Calendar

2015 - Applications for Emerging Fields, Performing Arts and Literature projects accepted February 2-March 2

2018 Applications for Moving Image and Visual Arts projects accepted February 1-28
Conditions/Public Service Requirements
Award Website http://www.creative-capital.org/pages/ourprogram
Where does the program take place?
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? Yes
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Technical Support/Professional Development
  • Professional contacts/referrals
Description of Support or Services
Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award) 10000.00
Related Arts
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Living in Any US State, Territory, or Indian Nation
Gender No Requirement
Age Other
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply?
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions
Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0
Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements
Material/Process To apply for a grant, artists must first submit a letter of inquiry online. See website for application and guidelines.
Application Fee $0
Exact Deadline 3/2/2015
Deadline2 2/28/2018
Approximate Deadline February
Rolling Deadline No
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines
Selection Process/Criteria Round One: Inquiry Forms. Round Two: Professional evaluations of applications and work samples from artists invited to apply. Round Three: Panel.
Notification Process
Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? True
Awardee's Public Service Requirement?