The application for the 2023 IAP program will open on November 28, 2022. Visit this page for more updated information and please sign up for an upcoming informational session.

Individual Artists Program (IAP)

The Individual Artists Program (IAP) aims to assist Chicago's practicing artists in creating work that develops their craft and elevates their careers, while adding to the cultural vitality of the city of Chicago. IAP grants support artists across all artistic disciplines including Film & Media Arts, Literary Arts, Music, Performing Arts (Theatre/Dance), and Visual Arts/Design.


IAP Webinars

Wednesday, November 30 | 1:00pm -2:00pm CT | Register Online (Info Session)

Monday, December 5 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm CT | Register Online (Info Session)

Thursday, December 15 | 10:00am - 12:00pm CT | Register Online (Application Workshop)

Webinars will be recorded and shared as a resource. Applicants do not need to attend a webinar to apply.

If you have questions and are not able to access these virtual meetings, if you need assistance in another language, or if you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to attend or apply please contact for assistance.




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