Assets for Artists


Assets for Artists (A4A) is a microfinance project that helps artists turn their creative work into a sustainable enterprise. Serving artists across all disciplines (with a focus on low-income artists), the program delivers dynamic artist-led training on financial and business planning, along with an innovative matched savings grant program. For every $1 saved, $1 is earned, providing up to $2,000 in matching funds per artist. The match comes from a variety of public and private sources. Artists receive one-on-one guidance from A4A staff as they work on crafting their own creative business plans. With the funds they have accumulated and the business skills they've acquired, participating artists can then reinvest that money into their... More