Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

We’ve established the Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund to help visual creators stay on track and achieve their dreams.

Program overview.

 

Last year, in response to extensive need in the creative community for monetary support and career guidance, we decided to establish the Creative Residency Community Fund. The Fund enables us to support many creators by hiring them for Adobe-commissioned projects.

As always, the creators we select are passionate about creating personally fulfilling work, sharing their journeys, and activating fellow creatives to craft their own careers.

Things to know about the Community Fund.

Applications do not require project proposals.

If you’re selected to work on commission, you’ll receive between US$500 and US$5000. The amount will be determined by the selection committee based on the length of the engagement and the scope of work.

Commission opportunities vary depending on time of year and company focus.

Selection is determined based on how well an applicant’s skills match the opportunities available.

Things to know about the Community Fund.

Applications do not require project proposals.

If you’re selected to work on commission, you’ll receive between US$500 and US$5000. The amount will be determined by the selection committee based on the length of the engagement and the scope of work.

Commission opportunities vary depending on time of year and company focus.

Selection is determined based on how well an applicant’s skills match the opportunities available.

Application timeline.

We accept and evaluate applications on a rolling basis.

Applicants who do not get a response are kept in the consideration pool for the following month, up to one quarter. Because we want to support as many people as possible, Fund recipients may only apply once.

Eligibility details.

The Creative Residency Community Fund is open to creators in most countries. To apply, you must be:

A creator of visual work 

Proficient in English (except for Japanese candidates, who must be proficient in Japanese) 

At least 18 years old (no advanced degree needed) 

Owner of a PayPal account or bank account in your name

We’re especially interested in the following types of work, but we always consider great projects of all types if they showcase Adobe Creative Cloud capabilities:

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Video

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Product / Interface design (UI/UX)

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Photography 

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Illustration

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Graphic Design

Apply to the Creative Residency Community Fund.

See projects from Community Fund recipients.

Follow them as they share their work and processes, and discover how they’re building careers guided by passion and vision.

See projects from Community Fund recipients.

Follow them as they share their work and processes, and discover how they’re building careers guided by passion and vision.

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