THE CREATE FUND

A grant for artists who are helping to change the world Shutterstock’s inaugural grant program—The Create Fund—is an initiative that provides financial and professional support for artists focusing on diversity, inclusion, social justice, and environmental awareness through the content they create. If this sounds like you, apply today!

 
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Through Their Eyes

In honor of International Women’s Day, Shutterstock is celebrating the unique perspective of female and non-binary creatives. *Submissions are now closed—stay tuned to find out who won!*
Climate

Create for the Climate

Drawing awareness to global climate change by supporting artists who use their talents to depict climate change, environmental protests, and our changing landscape. •Submissions are now closed.* Congrats to grant winner, João Esteves, Portugal!
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Supporting Invisible Illness

Promoting artists who create visual stories and representations that break the stigma around mental health, portraying a more inclusive view of mental illness around the world. •Submissions are now closed.* Congrats to grant winner, Aaliyah-Janay Williams, U.S.A!
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The Senior Creatives

Supporting our community of senior creatives—those over 50 who have had years to hone their craft and want to share their experiences and perspectives through creative means. •Submissions are now closed. Congrats to grant winner, Erkin Bolzhurov, Kyrgyzstan!