The Sustainable Arts Foundation which was founded in 2010 with the aim of encouraging parents to continue pursuing their creative passions offers awards of up to US$6000 to writers and artists with children. The money can be used for costs such as child care, workspaces, new equipment, research and travel.
To be eligible to apply for a grant you must have at least one child under the age of 18. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world and there are no citizenship restrictions.
Writers may apply in one of the following categories:
- Creative Nonfiction
- Long Form Journalism
- Picture Books
- Early and Middle Grade Fiction
- Young Adult Fiction
- Graphic Novel
Visual artists are also eligible able to apply.
Applicants are advised that for the upcoming funding round the organisers are committed to offering half of its awards to applicants of colour. Further information about this initiative is available on the Sustainable Arts Foundation website.