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!
  • Xochiotia; at El Paseo

    • $5,250 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 105% funded

    Xochiotia, nahuatl (Uto-Aztec language): to tinge something with the smell or color of roses, or to decorate something with flowers; to flower.

    Xochiotia; at El Paseo is an outdoor sculpture project hosted by the El Paseo Community Garden in the …

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  • The Yadda Yadda EP

    • $7,680 raised of $3,750 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 205% funded

    I’m recording my first EP, and I can’t do it on my own! My band, called Yadda Yadda, is planning to release a debut EP of seven original songs honed over the last six years. We make expansive R&B that …

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  • 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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    • $39,520 raised of $30,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 132% funded

    STRETCH GOAL! Thanks to BMO Harris Bank and the generous donors who helped us reach our initial goal, we are now inviting contributions to refuel our 3ER (3Arts Emergency Response) program. Many artists in the 3Arts network are still experiencing …

    Read more about 2021 3Arts/BMO Harris Bank Community Award
    • $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

    FORCE! an opera in three acts is the story of a group of women and femmes of color waiting to get into a prison and escape a memory-erasing mold. The opera follows archetypal characters found in the liminal space between …

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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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