I offer online workshops that demystify the process of applying for grants. My goal is to help artists as they seek funding to support their art practices. 

About me: I've been a working artist for 15+ years and I've applied to hundreds of grants and received some too. I've also worked professionally as a fundraiser for arts organizations for more than 15 years, mainly working with foundation and government funders. I hope to pass along best practices, tips and tricks to other artists through my workshops.

Upcoming workshops: On April 17, will be offering a two-hour Zoom workshop that provides a broad overview of researching, applying for and receiving feedback on grant applications that are available to individual artists. We will discuss: how to decide what grant is right for you; how to research grants; the benefits and drawbacks of fiscal sponsorship; the basic components of a grant application and best practices in composing an artist statement, project description and budget; best practices in choosing work samples; and the panel review process. Participants will be given a packet of grant writing and grant researching resources for future reference.

The price is $40 and the time will be from 10:30am to 12:30pm PST.

 

You can sign up using this form: https://form.jotform.com/203495491983165

Feedback from past workshop participants:
 

Thank you so much for such an incredible workshop! I also appreciate your candid and relaxing way--being in many Zoom settings these days, you were a breath of fresh air.

Thank you for the awesome class!

Thank you so much for all of the generous information and materials! It was all very helpful.

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