Fri, Nov 29 | Durham Art Gallery

Grant Writing 101: A Workshop for Artists

Grant Writing with Debbie Ebanks Schlums Grants give artists time and resources to successfully pursue the next level in their art practice. Learn how to write effective grant proposals, create realistic budgets and produce effective support material to increase your chances of getting a grant!
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Grant Writing 101: A Workshop for Artists

Time & Location

Nov 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Durham Art Gallery, 251 George St E, Durham, ON, Canada

About the Event

Grants give artists time and resources to successfully pursue the next level in their art practice. Learn how to write effective grant proposals, create realistic budgets and produce effective support material to increase your chances of getting a grant. We'll review the various types of grants available from the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts. Get feedback on works in progress!

We'll cover:

  • Elements of a grant application: Artistic Merit/Project Description, Impact, Viability, Budget, Support Material
  • Structure of proposal writing. Writing dos and don'ts
  • Devising a budget
  • Support Material (with review of images from presentations)

Debbie Ebanks Schlums is a multidisciplinary artist and Co-Artistic Director of the Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film. She a has written numerous successful grants including the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), the Canada Council for the Arts, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, and the Impact Award from the California College of the Arts, and served on an OAC jury.  

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT

Once registered: 

Please bring:

1. A laptop if you have one

2. If you have a project in mind and want feedback, please bring a proposal (they can refer to these questions from the OAC). These can also be unsuccessful proporals.

  • Tell us about your (or your group’s) overall artistic work, history and achievements. What is important to you in your work (cultural influences, your identity, geography, community, language, etc.) and why? If you identify with one or more of OAC’s priority groups, or if your ad hoc group/collective or organization is mandated to serve one or more of OAC’s priority groups, you may choose to refer to this here. [Maximum 300 words]
  • What are you planning to do, and what do you want to achieve with this project? [Maximum 425 words]

3. Five to eight (5 to 8)  images of one body of work 

Registration is Closed

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