Announcing the Black Immersive Creators Grant – Applications Open

We are excited to share a new opportunity: Black Immersive Creators Grant

The grant is for US-based, Black-identifying artists to develop and execute new or in-progress immersive work. And yes, that includes escape rooms.

As board members for this grant, we’ve been able to collaborate with some amazing people to help guide it into existence.

Applications are open, and we ask you to share this news.

Chalkboard sketch, Black Immersive Creators Grant logo.

Key Details

  • For US-based, Black-identifying artists
  • Award amount: $10,000
  • Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
  • Award Announcement: May 1, 2022

More Information

This is the inaugural year of the Black Immersive Creators Grant, an initiative focused on amplifying Black voices in the immersive community, encouraging US-based Black artists to live out their dreams by creating immersive works, and affecting culture in a way that opens minds as well as inspires future creators to do the same for generations to come.

Cash award is $10,000, with all of the funds going directly to the grant recipient. The awardee will also receive support in the form of mentoring, administrative support, PR, and other resources via the grant’s board and its network.

Apply Today

If you’re a Black artist in the immersive space, we encourage you to apply.

Eligible experientially-driven projects include immersive theatre, escape rooms, augmented reality, virtual reality, live action role playing, interactive art installations, and other forms of live immersive experiences.

If you know someone who could be the next (ok, first) grant recipient, please share this information with them.

Support the Project

This grant is already largely funded! You can help it reach the $10,000 goal. If you have the means, we encourage you to make a donation.

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