Grant & Proposal Writing for Organizations

Registration deadline: January 12, 2018
Learn how to write strong proposals and grant applications with industry expert Gerry Atwell.

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FREE for Coach Access Program for Small Non-Profits program participants / $50 Creative Manitoba members / $25 Creative Manitoba rural members
NOTE: You must be a member of Creative Manitoba to register for this workshop.

This seminar is for administrators who write grant applications and funding proposals in non-profit arts and/or cultural organizations.

Gerry Atwell will introduce various components that are common to most proposals, along with what to consider in your approach and how to decide what grants your organization can apply for. Learn how to create your own boilerplate and get tips on how juries make decisions.

Follow-up coaching with Gerry Atwell will be available for participants in Creative Manitoba’s Coach Access Program for Small Non-ProfitsThis seminar is a pre-requisite; it will assist you in finding out what you know already, and where you will want to focus your coaching sessions afterward.

Coaching sessions may be used to prepare for and/or work on current grant applications. The role of the coach is to advise and/or review, but not to write the grant application.

Coaching with Gerry Atwell will be available on January 30 and February 13 for Coach Access Program for Small Non-Profit participants.

Presenter: Gerry Atwell is a multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in Winnipeg. Gerry has worked professionally as a musician (winning a Juno Award with Eagle & Hawk), composer, playwright, screenwriter, actor, visual art curator and arts administrator. Gerry started developing programming and writing grants during the 1990’s while working at the St. Norbert Arts Centre where he is currently chair of the board. Gerry has secured over 1.5 million dollars in grant funding for various local non-profit organizations. He helped create and secure grant funding for Broadway Neighbourhood Centre’s acclaimed JustTV youth video training program as well as programs for the Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf, Arts and Ability Network of MB, Black Educators Association of MB, Child Nutrition Council of MB, Urban Indigenous Theatre of MB and others.

  • January 23, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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