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Writing Arts Grant Proposals for Individual Artists

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Arlington Cultural Affairs Arts Enterprise Institute

3700 South Four Mile Run Drive

Arlington, VA 22206

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Individual artists are invited to learn the essentials of grantwriting along with resources for searching and structuring your proposal.

The instructor, Mary Briggs, is a cultural worker with comprehensive experience working with multidisciplinary artists and diverse communities. She is co-founder and director at the You Are Here community arts non-profit in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, and an adjunct lecturer at Goucher College, Towson, MD in the Masters in Cultural Sustainability program. From 1989 until 2011 she was on staff of the Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington County, Virginia in a variety of capacities where she was responsible for providing organizational and professional development opportunities and a broad array of services to multi-disciplinary artists and art groups that included a grants program. She authored and managed grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and other state and local agencies to fund community arts and folklore projects.

She has served on peer review panels including at: Augusta Heritage Center, Elkins, West Virginia; New Jersey State Council for the Arts; Virginia Commission for the Arts; National Endowment for the Arts. She has been a presenter at numerous national and regional conferences and meetings including Americans for the Arts, Grantmakers in the Arts and American Folklore Society.

In her current capacity as director at You Are Here she researches and authors grants to procure general operating and project funding from government agencies and foundations.

The Cultural Affairs offices are located between S. Oakland and S. Nelson Streets on S. Four Mile Run Drive. Please use the Cultural Affairs entrance on the south (BACK) side of the building. Parking is limited at 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive. Additional parking may be found in Shirlington Village, a 10 minute walk from Cultural Affairs. For more information, visit http://villageatshirlington.com/parking.

Registration for this workshop will close Friday, January 15, 2020, at 7:00pm. We look forward to seeing you!

Part of the Springboard for the Arts “The Work of Art Toolkit: Business Skills for Artists” curriculum and is presented by the Arts Enterprise Institute, a program of Arlington Arts.

Springboard for the Arts is a nationally recognized economic and community development organization for artists by artists. Its mission is to cultivate vibrant communities by connecting artists with the skills, information, and services they need to make a living and a life. Springboard for the Arts has a goal of distributing 10,000 “Work of Art Toolkits.” The Arts Enterprise Institute is participating in its initiative.

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