Crowdfunding with a Match

3AP (3Arts Projects) is a unique crowdfunding platform with a built-in match that helps Chicago artists finance new creative work.
3Arts matches 1/3 of each project goal, charges no fees to artists, and offers mentoring and technical support.
3Arts will match your support!
    • $3,290 raised of $3,000 goal
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      • 110% funded

    For me, dance is the art of being like a condor hovering in the breeze. Though its outstretched wings appear still, they exist in constant transformation as they collaborate with the ever-changing conditions of the unseen winds. Inspired by this …

    Read more about Inception: ETHOS Episode II
  • Daredevils: No Depression

    • $5,103 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 102% funded

    I am raising funds to support a new devised physical theater piece created with the signature “daredevils aesthetic." It’s a wild time so it’s the perfect time to make a new Daredevils show. In my experience, the best way to …

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  • FORCE! an opera in three acts

    • $7,531 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 151% funded

     

    STRETCH GOAL! Thank you to those who've helped me reach my initial goal of $5,000. Every dollar of that initial goal is going to performers and composers over the next several months as we craft the opera. With the …

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  • She Was

    • $4,943 raised of $4,000 goal
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      • 124% funded

    As a singer, I’ve always been interested in how the musical voice can be used to convey emotion, make connections, and communicate story. Recently, I’ve been co-developing a new performance work with Kaitlin Foley and Diana Lawrence of Artemisia that …

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    • $5,108 raised of $5,000 goal
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    I am a jazz violinist who takes inspiration from my Afro-Latin heritage. Over the nearly two decades of leading the James Sanders’ Conjunto ensemble, our sound has largely focused on the work of other composers, encompassing both jazz standards and …

    Read more about Evidencia: New Music for Violin & Afro Latin Ensemble
    • $7,002 raised of $5,000 goal
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    As a visual artist, I often make work that invites the viewer to witness materials subtly yellowing, wrinkling, and changing with age, much like a living organism does. With this new project, I want to take this practice into another …

    Read more about Hold Me, Feel the Weight of Volumes
  • The Space Between

    • $5,857 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 117% funded

    In this evolving world we find ourselves in, I feel compelled to make music because that’s the art form that I feel breaks through barriers and connects us to one another. The Space Between is a new album of songs …

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  • Take Some Leave Some

    • $6,235 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 125% funded

    I am creating a collaborative, durational installation set inside a house on the South Side of Chicago that uses movement and performance to reflect on lessons learned and passed down to Black women. For one week in 2021, we will …

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  • Beatitudes

    • $5,235 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 105% funded

    Beatitudes is a collaborative ‘happening’ and choreopoem that explores the Beat Generation of the 1950-60's and its evolution into modern-day. As a modern-day beatnik, I am moved by the message of unity and unconditional love that the movement lives by. …

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  • The Factotum

    • $10,271 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 205% funded

    As a professional opera singer, I’ve always felt that this classic art form can do better to engage youth of color. With this campaign, I’m hoping to help do that by adapting Rossini’s The Barber of Seville to a modern-day …

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3AP is funded in part by support from:

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