CREATIVES HELPING CREATIVES

$150 "VIRTUAL GIG" GRANTS

$500 WINNER GRANTS

FOR

MUSICIANS & WRITERS

"VIRTUAL GIG"
$150

Can submit previously published or produced work

Consider like payment for a virtual gig

WINNER
$500

Can ONLY submit UNpublished or UNproduced work

Mentorship

Recording in a

Professional Music Studio

Participation in 20% Royalty Pool

4 CREATIVE CATEGORIES / 9 SUB-GENRES

SONGS
  • Folk/Americana,

  • Indie/Rock-Pop,

  • Jazz, 

  • Musical Theatre style

INSTRUMENTAL
  • Classical, 

  • Jazz,

  • Folk/Americana,

  • Indie/Rock-Pop

POETRY
  •  Includes Spoken Word

STORYTELLING
  • Micro Fiction or Nonfiction, 

  • Performance storytelling,  

  • and Micro Plays

Music

Writing

OUR ROUND 4 WINNERS AND GRANTEES!
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Songs - Winners

Ronya-Lee Anderson

Tattiana Aqeel-de Oliveira

Gina Sobel

Instrumental - Winners

Nicholas Natalie

Chao Tian

Joseph Wilson

Poetry -Winners

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Keith

Lauryn Alicia Nesbitt

Songs - Virtual Gig Grantees

DuPont Brass

Sara Curtin 

Jillian Matundan

Wild Whispers

Poetry - Virtual Gig Grantees

Tara Campbell

Gabriela Orozco

Emergent Seed grants

seek to invest in and spotlight

the Greater DC Metro area's 

vibrant creative community