Working on a grant application for your creative project? Does the thought of applying for funding feel overwhelming or confusing? Want some top tips and regular reminders to help you get your application in on time and looking good?
The City of Ryde is running a six-week email-based grant writing e-course designed to be your virtual accountability buddy and help you take your applications to the next level! Once or twice a week you’ll receive an email with some general advice, links to some of our favourite resources and a reminder about upcoming deadlines.
Topics will include:
- Finding funding
- Getting organised
- Grant writing
- Budget writing
- Diversifying your income
- Requesting letters of support
- Selecting and preparing artistic support material
This course will be delivered as 10 emails sent out between 19 January and 24 Feb 2021.
However, the skills and tips in this course will be applicable for a wide range of creative grant applications.
WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?
This program is suited to artists and creatives that have a project and are thinking about applying for funding. It might also be interesting to people who are looking to develop their grasp of the grant writing process and want to understand what would be involved in putting together an application.
I’M KEEN BUT I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO OFFERS GRANTS
You can find out more about funding opportunities for artists and creatives here.
This program will provide general advice only and link out to third-party references. We suggest you always call the funding body directly to ask questions in relation to your individual grant application.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR CREATIVES
This workshop is part of a series of free professionally run workshops teaching business and professional skills to creatives in the City of Ryde. These workshops are an opportunity to get expert advice and meet other local creatives.
You can see the full program at ryde.nsw.gov.au/Community/Arts-and-Culture/Professional-Skills-for-Creatives