cclogoflatImpacting the Community with Creativity

The Creativity Collective is an artistic workforce with a community focus calling upon the talents of area entrepreneurs, artists, parents, and students to impact New Orleans issues with innovative solutions.

Our Mission

  • Grow partnerships between creative individuals and the community
  • Foster families in a creative environment
  • Spark a sense of community within our creative/cultural economy and create awareness
  • Incubate artistic growth through arts education, travel, and networking
  • Promote artistic expression as a path towards mental and physical health
  • Develop inspirational meeting spaces for creative individuals and the public
  • Create projects that provide education, resources, experience, and exposure for creative individuals


Current Projects


GRADEUXITY provides a booklet of life-skills and hands-on life skill training to high school upperclassmen.


NOLALIT is The Collective’s book club that celebrates and reinforces local culture with profound literature, cinema adaptations, and related field trips.


FAUXMOSA is a craft mocktail menu featuring seven drinks to improve beverage options for non-drinkers in social settings.

Our Philanthropy

The Creativity Collective is an all-volunteer non-profit group of entrepreneurs, parents, business owners, artists and focused teens.

In the community, we’ve:

  • Raised $700 for Covenant House, haven & rehabilitation center for homeless teens/young adults.
  • Raised $300 for Cafe Reconcile, a culinary arts program for at-risk teens and young adults.
  • Supported the Red Cross by hosting a blood drive that raised 26 liters of blood–60 lives.
  • Supported Toys for Tots with a toy drive at our facility, CAK.
  • Supported the Veteran Services event, Red, White, and Blue–Forever, Thank You, with 17 volunteers and the use of our facility.
  • Participated in Klamath Youth Development “Amazing Race” with use of our facility and art.
  • Marched in Veteran’s Day and Independence Day parades.
  • Created welcome baskets for new residents, including students and families.
  • Published 2 magazines that highlighted community arts and entertainment.
  • Provided afterschool programs, youth mentoring and senior project opportunities.
  • Created “Legacy of Bravery,” an online memorial archive of local military and veterans.
  • Created “Legacy of Bravery Memorial Tours” a van tour of area memorials, stories & music.
  • Provided affordable art classes and free hands-on training in the arts.
  • Provided alcohol and drug-free dance club for kids on Friday and Saturday.
  • Provided “art as therapy” programming including a survivor series book club.
  • Brought talent to our venue, CAK from Austin, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Austria and more.
  • Provided a place for young bands to play and practice music in a “non-bar” environment.
  • Participated in community-building organizations such as the Snowflake Festival Committee, Answer People, Downtown Business Association and Chamber of Commerce.
  • Founded Artventure, a free interactive art excursion for the whole family.
  • Was commissioned to create “Last,” a film for Fairview Drama Club w/ children ages 7-12.
  • Was commissioned to create a short documentary on the history of the Klamath Blues Festival.
  • Completed the documentary, KU STORIES, tales from a local historic high school.
  • Provided professional talent for corporate events and nonprofit events and fundraisers.
  • Hosted gallery openings monthly to accompany the Third Thursday community event.
  • Created Innovative Women, a networking and partnership group for females of all ages.


Your donation to the Creativity Collective is a tax write-off. Please contact us for information on how to support our cause! 501c3 status approved, effective November 11th, 2012. Tax Exemption letter

Our History