Proposal writing is time-consuming. You must first clearly describe a specific problem found in your community or area of interest, design a program that will address it, and then describe the program in detail for the grant maker (funding source). If this is your organization's first attempt at applying for a grant, the entire process will benefit your organization. Your goal is to end up with a well-conceived proposal that lays out a strategy to address the problem, as well the funding to pay for it . . .
The Funding Research Process: Proposal Writing
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Presented by Dianne Debicella - Program Director, Fiscal Sponsorship.
Definition of fiscal sponsorship and crowdfunding,
Taking advantage of the fiscal sponsorship program,
Review of the leading crowdfunding platform,
Keys to crowdfunding success,
By Barbara Davis, courtesy of MCF, Minnesota Council on Foundations.
By Dr. Michael Remson, American Festival for the Arts.
A career seminar presented by Impulse Artist Series and Spacetaker. (Transcript of presentation is available on Slideshare website by clicking the "Commissions & Grant Writing" link below
Creative Capital prepared these notes for Creative Capital grantees, which may be useful for all grant seekers.
Pay yourself! This is a new concept for some artists, but it's smarter to figure out now what your time is worth, represent this time in your project budget, and raise money based upon these real costs than to underbudget the project and wind up maxing out your credit cards with expensive, last-minute charges and cash advances. Here are two ways to represent your time in your project budget: