Crusade for Art develops and supports innovative intiatives to create demand for art and opportunities to collect it. The Crusade Engagement Grant puts our greatest resource, the brainpower of our creative force, our artists, toward exploring solutions to the systemic problem of a lack of demand for art. This $10,000 grant, awarded annually to the applicant with the most innovative idea to build audiences for photography, aims to generate and highlight innovations and underwrite the execution of the best idea.
Submission Deadline is April 19
To read more about the grant guidelines and what they’re looking for in a project, click here.
The three members of the 2016 selection committee are Michelle Dunn Marsh (Founder of Minor Matters Books and Executive Director at Photo Center Northwest), Laura Roumanos (Executive Producer and Co-Founder, United Photo Industries and Photoville), and Gordon Stettinius (Founder, Candela Books + Gallery).
Crusade for Art is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to engage new audiences with art. Their work is about developing and supporting innovative initiatives that create demand for art and opportunities to collect it.