HOW TO HIRE A GRANT WRITER – A REAL ONE

“What’s the difference?” you might ask. “Isn’t an editor or any writer the same as hiring a grant writer?” Emphatically, the answer is no. A grant writer, or, as we like to be called, grants professional, is not the same as an article writer, blog writer, or editor. Grant writing is a specialized, hybridized skill … Continue reading HOW TO HIRE A GRANT WRITER – A REAL ONE

Grant Writing 101 – Drafting a Program/Project Description

Welcome back for another installment of Grant Writing 101. Today we’re going to start diving into the many components of a grant proposal, which typically includes:   A program or project descriptionA statement of need or case statementAddressing your target audienceBudgets and budget narratives and other financial documentsMeasurable goals and objectivesSimple evaluation methods for your … Continue reading Grant Writing 101 – Drafting a Program/Project Description

Grant Writing 101 – Identifying Potential Funders

Welcome back for my next installment of Grant Writing 101. The last couple of posts we've been exploring grants eligibility - whether or not you or your organization is actually in the right stage of your career/organization life cycle to apply for a grant. This week, I'll walk you through how to identify potential grant … Continue reading Grant Writing 101 – Identifying Potential Funders

Document your work!

https://youtu.be/AUJc-mmvH6w It seems obvious. You're producing a concert. You're being featured in an exhibition.  Your film is part of a festival. So you document the event, right? RIGHT? It doesn't always seem practical or necessary to document every event, project, or program you participate in, but it is crucial. You never know when you will … Continue reading Document your work!