OCTOBER 22, 2012

Basic Grant Writing for Artists and Organizations

Monday, October 22 4-6 p.m.

Please RSVP by October 18th to sdspace4art@gmail.com SEATING IS LIMITED.

Join co-presenters Julie Kendig and Joan Green for a 2-hour, active workshop on the basics of grant writing for artists and arts organizations. This workshop will acquaint you with the typical categories of many grant applications, including what the expectations are for each. During the workshop, you will participate in activities designed to help you clearly state your purpose, hone your project goals into digestible yet provocative statements, and relate those goals to measurable outcomes. You also will walk away with valuable resources for seeking funding for individual, collaborative or institutional projects. A small $1-2 donation is requested for materials.Julie Kendig is an arts administrator and has worked in the museum field for 12 years. She currently runs an arts education program in Title I schools called Collaborative Arts Resources for Education (CARE). CARE is solely funded by grants, and has a responsibility for raising more than $200,000 annually. Ms. Kendig has worked on three major federal and state grant applications that have successfully been awarded more than $560,000 over the last four years. Additionally she has formed an area of specialty in audience research and evaluation.Joan Green is a teaching artist for the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department of the San Diego Unified School District. She has a BA in Journalism from SDSU and spent a 10-year career in marketing and public relations, with a focus on copy writing and graphic design. In the last 3 years she has been successful as a grant writer, achieving funds for non-profits in the San Diego area.