Sometimes the most difficult part of creating your artwork is finding the right kind of funding to make it happen. We know it’s not always easy! So, this October, we have a curriculum of courses to help you fund your work, and budget for your projects.
You can participate in every online workshops live, or watch them any time after they’ve aired.
Grantwriting for Artists
Led by Tracie Holder
Monday, Oct 1, 7:00-8:30PM ET
Throughout her career, Tracie Holder has raised over $2 million for her creative projects, and she has learned to build grantwriting into her artistic practice. She will help you make the case for why potential funders should be a part of your next project.
Applying for Grants & Residencies: Strategies for Writers
Led by Ethan Nosowsky
Thursday, Oct 11, 7:00-8:30PM ET
For a perspective from those on the other side of the selection panel, Ethan Nosowsky, Editorial Director of Graywolf Press, offers his expertise on what makes a great application. Nosowsky has served on many writing panels, and explains how to research and apply for artist opportunities, and how to make the best out of acceptance and rejection letters.
After securing funding, it’s important to hit the ground running with a realistic budget. Choreographer Andrew Simonet has decades of experience budgeting for his own projects, and teaching his skills to other artists of all disciplines. He will review how to determine what your time costs, establishing life-long sustainability practices, and more.
Producing and Funding Your Community Engagement Campaign
Led by Stephanie Bleyer
Thursday, Oct 25, 7:00-8:30PM ET
This course is a must for any artists working on community engagement projects! Stephanie Bleyer leads an agency dedicated to helping all kinds of creative projects engage diverse communities, and she’ll share her expertise on the topic. Learn everything from setting goals to building new audiences, and measuring impact.