An update, as you were, about the Creators for Creators grant. TL;DR, it was not awarded to me. That was upsetting, but not surprising.
However, The purpose of this post is to highlight their rejection letter, which was one of the the most encouraging rejections I’ve ever received:
I just want to thank all of the creators involved with this grant. Since I received this email I’ve been working story for my submission next year. We’ll see how that one goes.