Grants for Artists and Photographers

Grants for Artists
and Photographers

Grants for Artists and Photographers

Grants for Artists and Photographers

We’ve made grants simple, so you can focus on making your innovative work.

We’ve made grants simple, so you can focus on making your innovative work

Elke Foltz Innovate Grant Winner Art

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Elke Foltz

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Elke Foltz 

Innovate Grant
supports artists
and photographers through quarterly  $1,800.00 grants

Innovate Grant
supports artists and photographers 
through quarterly 
$1,800.00 grants

Innovate Grant distributes (2) $1,800.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. 

Our newly increased $1,800.00 grants
act as mighty sparks of financial support that ignite your creative development.

Our grant cycles are open (4) times a year (Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall) giving you more opportunities to access the support you need.

Our process is simple so you spend less time on the application and more time making your important work.

Innovate Grant distributes (2) $1,800.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. 

Our newly increased $1,800.00 grants
act as mighty sparks of financial support that ignite your creative development.

Our grant cycles are open 4 times a year (Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall) giving you more opportunities to access the support you need.

Our process is simple so you spend less time on the application and more time making your important work.

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Innovate Grant Winner Bianca Barandun

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Bianca Barandun

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Bianca Barandun

Simple Process

Simple Process

We believe your work should speak for itself and our grant application reflects that

We believe your work should speak for itself and our grant application reflects that

We believe your work should speak for itself and our grant application reflects that

Our grant application is straight forward so that you can spend your valuable hours making new work rather than on time-consuming requirements like writing statements, proposals, and obtaining letters of recommendation.

Our grant application is straight forward so that you can spend your valuable hours making new work rather than on time-consuming requirements like writing statements, proposals, and obtaining letters of recommendation.

All that we require is your:
— Name
— Email
— Grant Category (Art or Photography)
— Images of Your Work
— Application Fee

All that we require is your:
— Name
— Email
— Grant Category (Art or Photography)
— Images of Your Work
– Application Fee

Glauco Canalis Innovate Grant Winner Photography

Innovate Grant Recipient in Photography – Glauco Canalis

Innovate Grant Recipient in Photography – Glauco Canalis

Eligibility

Eligibility

We accept and encourage submissions from applicants 18 years or older, from around the world within the following two categories:

We accept and encourage submissions from applicants 18 years or older, from around the world within the following two categories:

Art

Art

Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Sculpture, Film / Video, Mixed Media, Installation, New Media

Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Sculpture, Film / Video, Mixed Media, Installation, New Media

Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Sculpture, Film / Video, Mixed Media, Installation, New Media
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Photography

Photography

Portrait, Conceptual, Still Life, Black + White, Documentary, Street, Composite, Collage

Portrait, Conceptual, Still Life, Black + White, Documentary, Street, Composite, Collage

Portrait, Conceptual, Still Life, Black + White, Documentary, Street, Composite, Collage
Innovate Grant Art

These mighty bursts of financial
support aim to help you

These small and mighty bursts of financial
support aim to help you

These mighty bursts of financial support aim to help you

Develop New Ideas
Experiment with New Forms
& Create New Work

Develop New Ideas
Experiment with New Forms
& Create New Work

Develop New Ideas
Experiment with New Forms
& Create New Work

Innovate Grant Winner Joanna Wierzbicka

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Joanna Wierzbicka 

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Joanna Wierzbicka

The Awards

The Awards


$3,600.00 


$3,600.00

in cash prizes per quarter,
four times a year 

in cash prizes per quarter,
four times a year 

1 x $1,800.00 Artist

1 x $1,800.00 Artist

1 x $1,800.00 Photographer

1 x $1,800.00 Photographer

6 x Honorable Mentions

6 x Honorable Mentions

Selected artists and photographers will also receive: 

Selected artists and photographers will also receive: 

  • Feature Profiles highlighted in Winners section
  • Interview Pages highlighted in Winners section
  • Social media promotion of current, new work, announcements, and exhibitions on our Instagram of over 73,000+ followers
  • Feature Profiles
  • Interview Pages
  • Social media promotion of current, new work, announcements, and exhibitions on our Instagram of over 73,000+ followers

Past Innovate Grant Winners

Past Innovate Grant Winners

Shingo Yamazaki Innovate Grant Winner in Art

"The Innovate Grant will not only provide a platform for my work to be seen, but also help me with financial energy to continue my practice contributing working towards a new body of work."
— Shingo Yamazaki Summer 2022

"The Innovate Grant will not only provide a platform for my work to be seen, but also help me with financial energy to continue my practice contributing working towards a new body of work."
— Shingo Yamazaki Summer 2022

"Receiving this grant will allow me to carry on with my project . . . It makes me so happy knowing that there are people out there who believe in what I do and want to support my practice. Thank you so much Innovate Grant."
— Giulia Parlato Fall 2020

"Receiving this grant will allow me to carry on with my project . . . It makes me so happy knowing that there are people out there who believe in what I do and want to support my practice. Thank you so much Innovate Grant."
— Giulia Parlato Fall 2020

Innovate Grant Winner Giulia Parlato
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"I am truly grateful for this grant! It’s rare as an artist to receive this kind of unrestricted funding that so directly supports your practice. This grant will contribute to material costs and the production of my next body of works." — Lynnea Holland Weiss Winter 2020

"I am truly grateful for this grant! It’s rare as an artist to receive this kind of unrestricted funding that so directly supports your practice. This grant will contribute to material costs and the production of my next body of works." — Lynnea Holland Weiss Winter 2020

How to Apply

How to Apply

Simply Complete + Submit Your

Simply Complete
+ Submit Your

Name
Email
Grant Category

Images of Your Work
Application Fee

Winter 2023 Cycle Open For Submissions

Name
Email
Grant Category

Images of Your Work
Application Fee

Winter 2023 Cycle Open For Submissions
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Kylie Lockwood Innovate Grant Winner

Innovate Grant Recipient in Art – Kylie Lockwood

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