THE CREATIVES


 


 


 

The Creatives Frontliners are consistently using their power of creativity to fight for change and bring hope.


 

In 2024, Youth To The Front Fund is growing to uplift, support, and fund more: 

→ Artist Collectives

→ Cultural Storytellers

→ Creative Organizers 

→ Heritage Keepers

who are using their voice and the power of art to address systemic injustice and shift narratives in local and global communities.


 

THIS IS A CALL FOR CREATIVES & COLLECTIVES IN THE SECTORS OF:

  • Visual Arts: Painting, Drawing, Sculpting, Photography, Filmmaking, Media, Digital Art, Illustration, Graphic Design, Graffiti, Street Art, Fashion Design, etc. 
  • Performance Arts: Dance, Theater, Experimental, etc.
  • Music: Songwriting, Production, DJ-ing, etc.
  • Writing & Literary Arts: Poetry, Prose, Spoken Word, etc. 
  • Creative Changemaking: Curation, Cultural Storytelling, Creative Organizing, Cooking & Culinary Arts, Folk Arts, etc.
  • Holistic Healing, Community Spaces & Sports: Holistic Health Practices, Integrative Medicine, Wellness, Mind-Body Therapy, Community Sports Programs, Youth Sports Development, Inclusive Sports Initiatives, etc.
     

…with projects that focus on the following pillars in their approach:

  • CIVICS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  • EDUCATION EQUITY
  • CLIMATE JUSTICE 
  • ARTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE


 

We warmly welcome you to apply if you are a creative or collective under 30 years old with work centering BIPOC, and at the forefront of fighting systemic racism, inequality, inequity, and injustice.


 

YOUTH TO THE FRONT FUND: “THE CREATIVES” SEEKS TO:

1  Provide funding & resources that support exhibitions, bold movements, and program initiatives addressing systemic inequalities

2 Cultivate a community of creative organizers and cultural storytellers

3 Support creatives & collectives through cross-networking & collaborations with critical thought partners in arts and social justice


 

Applications are now OPEN and CLOSE on August 16, 2024 at 11:59PM EST.

If you have questions about the application, please write to youthtothefront@wearefamilyfoundation.org.


Deadline: August 16, 2024 11:59PM EST.

We Are Family Foundation