Tag: Grants

Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding

Why Art Professors Always get Grants: 6 Myths of Art Funding

The fact that you’re reading this week’s post is probably because you have had a few missed opportunities and feel a bit stuck on grant writing and other creative opportunities.  While it may feel like established artists and professors always are receiving awards and grants,…

Art Emergencies: Preparing for the Worst-Case Scenario

Art Emergencies: Preparing for the Worst-Case Scenario

A couple of years ago, I got a scary email that had informed me that there was a fire in my studio building. Luckily, it was contained but was large enough that it had managed to set off the sprinkler systems. This fire happened down…

Creative Consultations for Artists

Creative Consultations for Artists

Work one-on-one with Kate Renee on various creative business aspects of your artistic career. From talking about writing a proposal for the MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant to assisting you with creating an Artist Facebook Page, Kate can provide you with a variety…

12 More Grant Writing Tips for Artists

12 More Grant Writing Tips for Artists

13. Attend the Info Session If the grant is offering an info session, attend it. I can guarantee you will learn something even if you have applied to the grant before. Things always change in applications. 14. Complete Your Grant Before the Deadline I once was…

12 Grant Writing Tips for Fine Artists

12 Grant Writing Tips for Fine Artists

Based on my experience writing multiple personal project grants, receiving the Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, writing grants for organizations, and assisting on a grant review panel, I’ve come across themes and tips to help artists with writing their own grants.  1. No Art Jargon!…