In this presentation, Rosenberg shares her knowledge on the different kinds of grants available to artists and where to find them, and also outlines the benefits of applying for grants, even if you don’t win.
“Once you’ve identified an opportunity that you really want to apply for, then it becomes a game of kind of playing matchmaker. Think about the mission of this funder, and what are they are interested in funding. Read their guidelines and look at their criteria; make sure that you are the artist they are looking for.”
Gigi Rosenberg, the author of The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist, is a renowned expert on the topic of obtaining funds for artists. While specializing in researching, applying for, and obtaining grant money, she is also a presentation coach.