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!
    • $5,479 raised of $5,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 110% funded

    A traditional play reading with actors stuck behind music stands hardly ever shows us enough. I am partnering with The Story Theatre to produce a fully lived-in staged reading of my play, Modern Women, with rehearsal time, blocking, costumes, …

    Read more about Modern Women: A Production Reading with The Story Theatre
  • Sunset 1919

    • $6,183 raised of $4,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 155% funded

    Sunset 1919 is an annual community Art ritual. It is performed in honor of Eugene Williams, a Black teenager killed at the former 29th Street Beach—due north of the current 31st Street Beach—for crossing an imaginary racial line on the …

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  • Queens of Composition

    • $7,555 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 126% funded

    As a vocalist and educator, I have dedicated much of my career to researching and performing works by Black American composers, particularly women who have made great contributions to Classical Music. With the Queens of Composition, I will produce …

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  • HALF

    • $7,075 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 118% funded

    Inspired by a lack of representation about multicultural relationships and stories, I’m embarking on a new short film project called HALF. The story follows Sri, a queer Indonesian-Lebanese Muslim American who is often made to feel like the wrong …

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  • Oak Leaves

    • $6,745 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 112% funded

    Oak Leaves represents my most ambitious work to date, painting a replica of the Sistine Chapel ceiling. This idea and project are monumental in scale, so I plan to begin by focusing on two iconic figures, The Libyan and Cumaean …

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    • $37,362 raised of $30,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 125% funded

    STRETCH GOAL! Any additional contributions past $30,000 will fuel 3ER and 3-Opp, our responsive grants for artists in the 3Arts network facing unanticipated needs.

    Every contribution, from $5 and up, will collectively fund a $30,000 unrestricted award to honor …

    Read more about 2024 3Arts/MSUFCU Community Award
  • Ballet Unboxed

    • $8,034 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 134% funded

    Ballet Unboxed is a series of workshops and classes designed to welcome dialogue about and exchange ways of learning and experiencing Ballet. In collaboration with a cohort of dance educators, we hope to lead participants through transformative movement practices and …

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  • Instructions for Playing

    • $7,000 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 117% funded

    Instructions for Playing is a genre-bending concert program to be performed by Hot Second, a new duo consisting of myself (percussion) and Dylan Feldpausch (violin). The concert will feature two world premiere compositions, as well as existing classical works and …

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    • $7,215 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 120% funded

    After a successful development period for the new play entitled ZAC EFRON, I’m collaborating on a full production that will bring this new work to Chicago stages in Summer 2024. This play focuses on two queer Asian Americans, who …

    Read more about ZAC EFRON: The Full Production
  • Staring at the Dark

    • $9,348 raised of $6,000 goal
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      • 3Arts matched
      • 156% funded

    Staring at the Dark is a socially engaged documentary film and community project about Black ancestral and contemporary landscapes in the age of environmental catastrophe. Incorporating oral histories, digital projections, and sculptural installations of rebuilt sites now lost, this project …

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