Our 2022-2023 Get Comfortable campaign launched on February 8th! Click here to learn more.

In support of the Get Artistic mission to strengthen Athens, Georgia’s creative community, the DIY Fund exists to empower emerging artists as future leaders. 

The DIY Fund supports artist-led community projects in Athens with one $2,000 award. Six award finalists will receive one-on-one project coaching from Creature Comforts staff and $250 each to participate in the DIY Fair: a science fair-style project showcase at the Snow Tire Taproom on August 28, 2022.

APPLICANT INFORMATION

2022 Applicant Guide | 2022 Application

THE DETAILS

  1. Criteria & Eligibility: Successful applicants for the DIY Fund will be passionate about collaboration and leveraging their creativity for community benefit. Artists may not submit more than one application per cycle. Additionally, applicants must be emerging artists or curators (or teams/groups/collectives; including culinary artists, visual artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, etc.), live in or near Athens, GA, and be 18 years or older. Projects must clearly serve the Athens community and may not occur before the DIY Fair.
  2. DIY Fair attendees will vote for their favorite projects to help inform Creature Comforts’ selection of the DIY Fund winner.
  3. Questions? Email [email protected].

DIY FUND FINALISTS