APPLY FOR PROGRAMS
Co-Lab Projects maintains an open and ongoing call for object based exhibitions, site-specific installations, guest curated exhibitions, performances, experimental music, video and film screenings, educational programs, workshops and other collaborations. Click here to apply for exhibitions and programming.
APPLY FOR GRANT FISCAL SPONSORSHIP
Co-Lab Projects provides fiscal sponsorship for individuals, collectives, and unincorporated organizations looking to apply for grant money. Co-Lab charges a flat 10%-of-award fee, for which you will receive fiscal sponsorship (AKA umbrella status) for your project, at least two close reads with suggestions on your grant application and budget, assistance with the application/reporting process, inclusion of your project in our newsletter, and highly reduced insurance rates.
Community Initiatives is a City of Austin grant program that provides funding for public arts events (e.g. a fashion show, a film series, an exhibition of paintings or sculptures, a site-specific installation and performance, etc.). The final deadline of 2019 is April 29 for programs happening in July, August, or September 2019. Guidelines for FY19-20 will be available in May or June. Click here to tell us about your project and start the process.
Core Cultural Funding is a City of Austin grant program that provides funding for the programming of organizations and individuals who have a strong track record of producing public arts events. If you received Core funding in 2018, applications are due May 1, 2019. If you did not receive Core funding in 2018, applications for new organizations will open in May 2020. Click here to tell us about your programming.
Some other foundations, corporations, and government sources allow individuals, collectives, and unincorporated organizations to apply for funds with a fiscal sponsor. Click here to tell us about an opportunity you've discovered, and let's have a conversation!
Currently Sponsored Projects and Artists:
Diptych | Glowed Up | Long Live Bolm | hyperreal film club | Michael Anthony Garcia | Lifted Traces | Veronica Ortuno Curated Projects | Party World Rasslin' | p1nky and The Kwane | Blank Canvas ATX | This is NOT a Cult | Raunch Dip Rebelión