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Classes (Online): Grant Writing Intensive – Ghost River Theatre

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Classes (Online): Grant Writing Intensive – Ghost River Theatre

Want to write a grant for an art project but don’t know where to start? Have trouble securing project funding? Ghost River Theatre is here to help!

We are hosting a Grant Writing Intensive in the spring of 2023. Led by writer, grant expert, and former Artistic Director of Ghost River Theatre Jason Rothery, this seven-week course will take you step-by-step through the process of conceiving, writing, developing, and submitting an individual project grant.

This weekly intensive will guide participants through preparing either the Concept to Realization or Research & Creation grant for individuals and collectives through the Canada Council for the Arts, leading up to the spring deadline for the Explore and Create a program. We want to equip and empower artists with the knowledge and tools needed to have the best chance possible to secure funding.

TOPICS COVERED WILL INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to Canada Council grant requirements
  • Grant structure and narrative
  • Writing and developing a project plan
  • Budgets and support material
  • Navigating the online portal system.

INTENSIVE PROCESS

  • Near the end of the process, a mock jury composed of professional artistic peers will provide feedback on participants’ applications. After the course, workshop participants will submit their applications to the Canada Council for the Arts.
  • We’ll examine how to adapt and submit applications to provincial and municipal funding bodies such as the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Calgary Arts
  • Development Association with a finished grant.

DATES AND TIMES
February 21 – April 4 2023
Tuesdays: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT.

LOCATION
This intensive will be taking place online via Zoom.

PRICING

  • Early Bird Discount (cut-off is January 7, 2023) $225.00+GST
  • Regular $250.00+GST

Spots in the intensive are limited and given on a first come, first served basis. Last year’s intensive sold out. We recommend registering as early as possible.

To register, email our Producer at producer@ghostrivertheatre.com with the subject line “Grant Writing Intensive”.

More information is available at ghostrivertheatre.com/grant-writing-intensive

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