The unending march of articles detailing the art world’s obscene materialism tends to undercut its more altruistic segments. Whereas “free money” is more elusive than the Skunk Ape in the world at large, in the art world it can be rather easy to find (albeit not entirely easy to procure).
That’s right: There exist people who want to give your awesome ideas the money they need in exchange for … well, basically nothing. Further, many of those people live and support the arts right here in Tampa Bay.
If you have an idea that will make people happy (or at least do us all some good) and are looking for funds to keep it alive, here are a few places to start.