Tag: artist grants



The Business of Art: On Grant Applications

Writing Between the Lines When it comes to writing about their work, many artists have the same complaint: if I could write it, I wouldn’t need to paint/compose/perform it! Writing about your work can be difficult, and doing so in the context of asking for money can be even more intimidating, but when you find…

The Business of Art: Proposal Writing for Funding Projects

Securing a grant requires organization, research, and follow-through. Below you will find the key components for a successful search and a brief description of the different types of granting organizations. First, clarify exactly what you want funding for. Write an abstract that clearly answers the following questions: What is the project? What is its importance…