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!
  • Queer In(n)

    • $17,276 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 346% funded

    I am fundraising to launch the first phase of Queer In(n)—a curated, generative online gallery inspired by interviews with Chicago LGBTQIA+ and/or gender and sexually diverse youth/elders and their advocates. As a theater artist, much of my career has …

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    • $5,662 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 113% funded

    After months of working at home in quiet solitude, I am excited to share a new direction in my artistic practice that was born out of my love for drawing and a newfound realization of myself as a woman with …

    Read more about They've Tried to Tell You Who You Are
  • Everything Moves With Me

    • $7,145 raised of $4,500 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 159% funded

    I am creating a series of interactive, mobile sculptures that considers the notion of movement on many levels, from a broad scale like immigration to the ways one makes it from here to there on a daily basis. The objects …

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    • $3,290 raised of $3,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 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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      • 3Arts matched
      • 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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      • 3Arts matched
      • 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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      • 3Arts matched
      • 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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      • 102% funded

    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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      • 3Arts matched
      • 140% funded

    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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      • 3Arts matched
      • 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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