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!
    • $8,777 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 176% funded

    Throughout my career it has been my privilege to collaborate with many of Chicago’s most accomplished and respected artists. My long and fulfilling relationships with such organizations as the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, …

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  • I'm Fine

    • $5,000 raised of $5,000 goal
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    For years I’ve been making experimental films with deeply personal themes, as well as intimate social issue documentaries. In 2017, I began a new project addressing some mid-life existential questions in collaboration with dancer/choreographer Peter Carpenter. Through the lens of …

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  • The Sandra Delgado Experience

    • $7,835 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 157% funded

    It’s time to sing! The Sandra Delgado Experience (SDE) is a music project that focuses on fresh versions of Colombian folkloric music and original songs inspired by traditional Colombian rhythms, woven together with storytelling. The SDE will exist as both …

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  • Raising an Invisible Monument

    • $6,342 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 127% funded

    For several years I’ve been researching and teaching curriculum that focuses on the history of youth organizing for civil rights during the 1960-70s in Chicago. The important role that middle and high school students played in the movement is relatively …

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  • Search Party

    • $6,445 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 129% funded

    For the past two years I have been collaborating with a group of women and queer artists to develop SEARCH PARTY, a live dance work that challenges and reconstructs the boundaries we face by exploring agency, freedom, and expectation. …

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  • Always Greener

    • $7,620 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 152% funded

    Always Greener is a groundbreaking new musical that asks what people with disabilities want rather than what they need. This musical aims to dispel any myths about disability that are perpetuated on stage, and to put people with disabilities back …

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  • Heliocentric

    • $5,300 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 106% funded

    Heliocentric is a collection of songs that explores the effects of my immigrant story on my interpersonal life since my mother and I fled from Haiti to the United States under the Duvalier Regime in the 1980’s. Written over a …

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  • Casa Radesti

    • $5,422 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 108% funded

    I have always wanted to be a host. When I was six years old my parents had to stop me from constantly inviting people into our apartment. As this desire never left me, I’ve now found a way I can …

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  • Tres Fridas

    • $6,662 raised of $4,700 goal
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      • 142% funded

    The goal of this campaign is to raise funds to exhibit the Tres Fridas project at Bridgeport Arts Center in Chicago during the month of September 2019. Tres Fridas is a collaboration between myself, Mariam Pare, and Tara Ahern. We …

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    • $5,572 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 111% funded

    For many, the scale and magnitude of climate change is incomprehensible, leaving us feeling powerless to the imminent crisis. Our project, Requiem: A White Wanderer, uses a creative multi-sensory approach to address this emotional experience and allow us to …

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3AP is funded in part by support from:

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