Tuesday, February 12th: Fundraising for Artists

Fundraising for Artists
CUE Art Foundation (511 W. 25th St., Manhattan)
6-8pm
$10 in advance

Learn to craft a compelling grant proposal or launch a successful crowdfunding campaign. Discover how to choose a combination of fundraising techniques that fit your project and your temperament.

In this hands-on workshop, based on Gigi Rosenberg’s book, The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing, Gigi demonstrates how to research funding, decode application questions, and let the grant writing process focus career goals and your personal mission. Learn what it takes to use crowdfunding to make your grant applications more competitive and the 10 tips for increasing your chances of winning both residencies and grants to support your creative projects. Gigi demonstrates how to play the matchmaking game with potential funders, enlist colleagues and friends to help write a successful proposal, and emulate the attitudes of successful grant recipients.

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