Foundation / Corporation
Silicon Valley Creates (SVCREATES)
Awards of $5,000 to California artists in eligible counties to recognize outstanding visual, performance, or literary contributions. The purpose of the program is to highlight the role of artists in the community, provide support to artists to enable the continued development of work, and recognize the artistic vibrancy and impact of local artists. Applicants must reside in the following counties: Santa Clara, Alameda, San Mateo, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties.
Content Emerging Artist Award: Recognizing early career artists in all genres – visual, performing and literary arts.
Visual Arts: including two and three-dimensional work that is created in the studio or in community spaces; including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture in all media, photography, video, mixed/multiple media, installation, new or alternative media and social practice art.
Performing Arts: including art that is presented for an audience on a formal or informal stage. Applicants would include artists creating work that is developed offstage, backstage, or preperformance (choreographers, composers, stage directors, stage/set/costume designers). Or performers themselves (dancers, actors, spoken word artists, instrumental/vocal musicians).
Literary Arts: all written literary art forms.
The award program for other Artist Laureates is on hiatus and is anticipated to return in 2023.
GrantWatch ID#: 179936
Awards of $5,000 each.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=svcreates
Direct questions to:
Alyssa Erickson, Program Manager
408-998-2787 ext. 204
USA: California: Santa Clara, Alameda, San Mateo, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties.
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