DreamCreative News and Opportunities Round-Up for June

    May 31, 2024

    DreamCreative News and Opportunities Round-Up for June
    Discover the latest creative industry news, grants, residencies, and fellowships to support artists, makers, dreamers, and doers. 



    Pacific Islands in Communications Media Fund 

    With grants up to $65,000, the Media Fund supports non-fiction projects about the indigenous Pacific Islander experience for production and post-production, intended for national public television. Eligible applicants are independent producers with prior documentary experience and must be U.S. citizens, legal residents, or have a fiscal sponsor. Projects should address key social, environmental, or community issues, adhere to PBS standards, and include Pacific Islanders in key roles.

    Apply by May 31.




    About Her Microgrants 

    $500 microgrants are open to Caribbean and African women and women of African and Caribbean descent who are entrepreneurs, creatives, and non-profit founders. Applicants must demonstrate that their projects are positively impacting culture and community. 

    Application window closes in June.



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    St. Petersburg's Arts and Culture Grant application  

    The City of St. Petersburg's Arts and Culture Grant provides three levels of funding opportunities for eligible non-profit, arts-focused organizations. Funding levels range from $7,500 to $22,500, based on the organization's size and budget.

    Apply by June 13. 




    Creative Business Boost Initiative 

    Presented by Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), with support from Etsy’s Uplift Fund,100 creative entrepreneurs will be selected from eligible entrants to receive a $5,000 grant and access to an exclusive 12-week Boost Camp virtual coaching program, helping them access the capital and resources they need for growth and success. 

    Apply by June 21.  




    Queer | Art Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists 

    The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is an annual $10,000 grant awarded to provide critical support to Black trans women whose work has often been under-recognized in the visual art field. A $1,250 award is also available to four distinguished finalists. Winning artists and finalists will receive additional professional development resources and further guidance to bolster their creative development in the field.

    Apply by June 30. 




    Etsy Disaster Relief Fund

    Etsy sellers are eligible for grants up to $2,500 if they have experienced a federally declared natural disaster within the past year, have been an active seller on Etsy for at least one year, and their Etsy account is in good standing. 

    Learn more and apply.