To bring about our mission in elevating the interactive arts medium and creating a vibrant and healthy community of artists, professionals, and organizations, the CFIA enables a number of programs focused on providing stability and new opportunities for organizations that work towards our mission and artists working within the medium.


Fiscal Sponsorship

A challenge to manage for many artists and organizations is being able to receive funds from governmental grant making organizations,  foundations, and corporations that restrict funding of independent projects to 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations. Furthermore many artists and organizations do not even realize that this avenue of funding is

Indie City Games

Founded in 2010, Indie City Games is a collective of Chicago-based independent game developers who enact a number of programs that support the student, hobbyist, and novice proffesional game development community.The founding mission of this organization was simple; to bring together people in Chicagoland with an interest in creating