As a non-profit consultant that makes a majority of my income from preparing grant proposals for clients, I am often asked what constitutes a winning proposal. The quick answer is this, a formula that needs to become your agency’s priority. It looks like this: A passionate and well written proposal + a balanced and detailed project [...]
Because we have been busy, busy, busy at Arts In Action writing so many proposals, it’s been awhile since we have posted our grant wins…but recently we have received phenomenal news, I hope you don’t mind if we share… * $30,000 grant to UIH from the Merancas Foundation * $10,000 grant to UIH from ETS * $13,000 [...]
Combining my two loves…that is what this eBook project is all about! For some time now, I have wanted to write and illustrate a book on grant writing…but I wanted my version to be different. Different because most of the books I have read on the subject have been dry and unremarkable. I was going for pizzaz, and [...]
I get asked often about the methods I use to find grant opportunities for my clients. The truth is, grant opportunities are everywhere. Sure, I have purchased several grant list serve plans and I get updates every day on new and existing grant opportunities that show up neatly in my email in-box. But honestly, some [...]
Arts In Action is pleased to welcome Rachel Clark to our grant writing team! Rachel Clark is an experienced educational professional and community ambassador. Graduating in 2009 from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Rachel followed her passion working as a teacher in the elementary school system. Rachel is certified [...]
Grant writing and digital storytelling intersect at Grace-Anne’s presentation this year at the GMN conference. Let us know if you enjoyed the presentation by commenting on the blog and enter to win a free flash drive loaded with lots of resources!
Amy Friedman of Smart with Art is the winner of the free Siq Flash Drive that I gave away yesterday at my presentation at the National Art Education Association’s annual convention in Ft. Worth, Texas! Congratulations Amy! I had a great audience with great questions and a lively discussion about grant writing and digital storytelling! [...]