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Artist Toolbox | Grant Writing Workshop

January 14, 2023 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

| $10

Saturday, January 14 10am-5pm
In-person at CMCA or Zoom| $10 to participate
Pre-registration required; limited to 10 participants

Lead by Donna McNeil, this full-day workshop will take you through the steps of researching, writing, and selecting work samples along with an inside look at the review process for a grant application. Prior to the start to the session, participants would be expected to identify a project they would like to seek funding for, research (with guidance) places to go for grants which best fit their project, and begin to write the narrative for the grant proposal. During the workshop, McNeil will read and offer suggestions on those narratives either privately or, with their permission, use them as learning models for the seminar. By the end of the day participants should be well on the way to completing their grant proposal with the tools and greater understanding in their pocket.

Donna McNeil is the Founding Executive Director of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation. She is the former Director of the Maine Arts Commission and has spent her lifetime as an arts advocate in the for-profit, non-profit and government fields. She holds an undergraduate degree in painting from Syracuse University and a masters degree in art history from Harvard University as well as an honorary PhD from Maine College of Art where she was commencement speaker. She has curated numerous exhibitions, written two artists books, one which received the Excellence in Publishing Award from MWPA and served as juror and nominator on many panels including the NEA and MacArthur Awards.

The Artist Toolbox is made possible by major support from the Roxanne Quimby Foundation.

To secure your spot in this workshop, purchase a ticket below. For cancellations, please contact Rachel Romanski, rromanski@cmcanow.org.


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January 14, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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