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The Manitoba Museum
App Deadline: 24 / 05 / 2013
August 16, 2012
***Sign up DEADLINE EXTENDED until August 15th. There are a few spots left, so if you're interested, sign up asap!***
Time: 9am–4:30 pm
Location: United Way Learning Centre (580 Main Street)
Cost: $25 for ACI members, $50 for non-members
Are you writing a grant and unsure how to finish it? Are you overwhelmed by the whole grant writing process? Are you just looking for a few tips on how to put a complete grant application together? Look no further than ACI Manitoba’s upcoming Basic Grant Writing for the Arts Intensive! This day-long workshop aims to help Manitoban artists and arts presenters increase their chances of obtaining funding through grant writing skills development. Participants will be introduced to government granting bodies and receive basic information and practical experience on grant writing.
Participants will be guided to develop these parts of their grant applications in this workshop:
Important: All participants should come prepared with well developed project idea and/or specific grant(s) for which they wish to apply.
Gerry Atwell is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in Winnipeg. Over the past 3 decades, he has produced work at the professional level in Music, Theatre, Radio, Film, Television and the Visual Arts as a Curator. Gerry won the 1995 Prairie Waves II screen writing competition with his telelplay Hands of Ida. Directed by Guy Maddin, Hands of Ida aired on Global TV in 1996, winning a Blizzard Award and a Gemini nomination. Gerry has written radio drama for CBC and his stage plays have been produced in Toronto by Factory Theatre, World Stage Festival and the AfriCanadian Playwrights Festival. As a musician and songwriter, Gerry won a 2001 Juno Award with the band Eagle and Hawk. Gerry currently leads several bands including That 70's Band, Rockalypso and Ministers of Cool. He serves on the board of Manitoba Film and Music as chair of the Programming Committee. He has been involved with the leadership of St. Norbert Arts Centre for 15 years including board president, curator in residence and most recently, artistic director.
Liz Barron operates a Winnipeg-based arts consulting business that provides expertise to cultural sector clients in management, marketing and communications. Liz Barron’s mission is to enhance the health and viability of Canada’s cultural sector by implementing training and development workshops, better business practices, improving learning opportunities and expanding diverse cultural markets. Since 1995, Liz has served small, medium and large organizations in the private and public sectors from Vancouver to Halifax, and has assisted numerous individual artists and entrepreneurs in the cultural and business community.
Todd Besant is a writer and arts and culture manager. He has written successful grants in book publishing, music, and arts administration, as well as for his own creative writing and professional development. He has served as a peer juror for the Canada Council for the Arts and for the Winnipeg Arts Council, and for several writing and publishing awards. He has sat on a number of boards, including the Manitoba Writers' Guild, the Literary Press Group and the Association of Canadian Publishers.
Bev Pike is a Winnipeg artist who works in large-scale painting, writing, and occasionally in video. Her paintings have shown in galleries across Canada since 1978, and are included in many public collections. In support of her studio practice and of arts groups, Pike has written successful grant applications for individuals and organizations for over thirty years. Currently, she is working under research grants from the Manitoba Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.
To register, email Lindsey or phone 927-2787.