Find the funds to support your dream project

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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform. 
Class will meet 10am-4pm EDT

Grants are a crucial source of funding for film, photography, and new media projects.  Explore how to navigate the labyrinth of foundations, build a virtual portfolio, create a proposal, and present your projects for grant consideration. Discover the secrets of success in this important world.

Guided by an experienced instructor and grant writer, you will learn how to find and engage the right funding agencies for your project, adhere to each agency’s unique requirements in formulating a proposal, clearly articulate your goals and objectives, sell your strengths and passion, and prepare realistic budgets. Examine the dynamics of successful grant proposals and case studies. Relief funding will also be covered. Demystify funding systems and leave with the confidence in your ability to finance your projects.

Header Image Credit: Jan Kahánek

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Instructor: Kerstin Gilg

Kerstin Gilg works at the Maine Arts Commission where he is the director of the media arts program and the performing arts program. He has over 20 years of experience working with artists and organizations in strategic planning, organizational development, fundraising, and facilities management. He is Leadership LIFT 360 alumni and co-founder of the Artdogs Studios business.