Art Grant Writing Seminar & Workshop

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15, 16, 17 & 18 December

GRANT DIAGNOSIS SEMINAR (15 and 16 December 2014)

This is simply a crash course that will give you the main perspective and tools to make a competitive grant application. In this seminar you will be instructed step by step through the narrative structure of a grant application. You will learn formulating your project description and artist statement. Additionally, you will explore the ways of finding the suitable German and International application calls for your project/artwork.

Working topics include:

Module #1: On Funding Bodies (15 December)
– Understanding Funding Bodies
– Decision process in funding application evaluations
– List of grant givers
– Places to find grant givers
– Getting over your writing blockage

Module #2: On Applications (16 December)
– Structure of funding applications
– Creating a project description
– Writing your artist statement
– Key elements, tips and tricks for a successful application

* 20 mins. one-to-one consultancy with each participant on a particular project.


OPERATION WORKSHOP (17 and 18 December 2014)

This is a hands-on grant writing workshop for artists, artistic projects and applications for residency programmes. The workshop aims at preparing you to submit better applications to the up-coming open calls. It is for applicants who want to develop their existing grant writing skills. Throughout Module #1 you will have to the opportunity to learn how to create a timeline and an efficient budget, and in Module #2 you will be able to exchange ideas and views with your peers, polish your application, and get equipped for your upcoming proposals.

Working topics include:
Module #1: Time, Budget, Tips and Tricks (17 December)
– A focused timeline
– Focused and realistic budgeting
– Tips and tricks to avoid emergency expenditure
– Working with a sample application

Module #2: Hands-on Application Operation (18 December)
– Requirements for a good proposal
– Making yourself a strong applicant
– Enriching and polishing your content
– Working on your application – peer evaluation

FOR MORE INFO on content, location, fees & registration:
http://artgrantclinic.org/ / berlingrantclinic@gmail.com

Date: November 18, 2014