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Proposal Writing Basics for Arts Organizations

Half-day workshop led by The Foundation Center’s Scott Ulman will help nonprofit arts organizations with grant application basics.

When: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Workshops

Description:

Free half-day workshop led by The Foundation Center’s Scott Ulman will help nonprofit arts organizations with grant application basics. Co-sponsored by the Santa Barbara Public Library, the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, and the James Irvine Foundation. All attendees will receive a free copy of The Foundation Center's Guide to Winning Proposals and The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing.

The workshop will cover (1) the basics of writing a proposal, including key components of a proposal to a foundation or corporation, how to package a proposal, and steps to take if a proposal is turned down. (2) valuable proposal writing skills and insider tips on how to apply to the James Irvine Foundation’s Creative Connections Fund. (3) the basics of budgeting for a proposal, such as: what kinds of expenses are covered under “personnel; how to determine an overall amount that is neither too high nor too low in relation to what you expect to accomplish; what kinds of expenses should be included on the “overhead” line.

To register for this free workshop visit the Santa Barbara Public Library System website and follow the link for registration. For more information, contact Brent Field, 805-564-5623 or bfield@santabarbaraca.gov.

Phone: 805-564-5623

Event posted Dec. 22, 2010
Last updated Jan. 5, 2011

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