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Creativity Pioneers Fund

August 12, 2022

Creativity Pioneers Fund

  • Organization: Moleskin Foundation
  • Submission Deadline: August 12, 2022
  • Award Info: €5.000 unrestricted grant
  • Type: Grants & Fellowships
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

The Creativity Pioneers Fund catalyzes transformational social change by investing in, connecting, and championing cultural and creative organizations that advance bold and unconventional practices for building a more just, inclusive and equitable world. Working with and alongside organizations, donors and other stakeholders across the creative ecosystem, the Fund aims to mobilize a collective effort to advance Creativity for Social Change.

The Fund was launched in 2021 by Moleskine Foundation to provide flexible funding in the amount of €5.000 to creative and cultural organizations to help sustain their essential functions and programs.

The call for Expressions of Interest is Now Open for a second round of funding support.

The Creativity Pioneers Fund is a collective effort by partners and donors believing in the transforming power of creativity and in the need of using a new philanthropic approach to social change. Leveraging the creative ecosystem of partners and stakeholders, the Fund aims at offering a variety of opportunities for learning and development for its participants/recipients. The Creativity Pioneers Fund is pleased to welcome BIC Corporate Foundation as the first Global Anchor partner.

ELIGIBILITY: There are no category restrictions. We will accept applications outside of traditional artistic practices so long as the applicant is able to demonstrate how they center creativity in their work.

All queries, expressions of interest and applications are handled by the Moleskin
Foundation based in Italy. The assessment will be based on our criteria and
recommendations from colleagues, partners and across the creative sector.

• Your participation in the Fund starts with the Expression of Interest which will
enable us to assess your eligibility to submit a full application.

• You will need to create a free Optimy account to submit your Expression of Interest and Application form.

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