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An Artist’s Guide To Crafting Grant Proposals

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET


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In this webinar, artists will learn fundamental strategies for grant proposal writing, such as identifying alignment with a funder, crafting a narrative, and writing for an audience. NYFA’s Director of Business Services, Sarah Corpron, will equip artists with the skills they need to effectively identify grant opportunities and communicate their projects to funders. Participants will develop a baseline understanding of the elements needed for a grant proposal and how to craft a proposal for different funder audiences.

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Upon completion of this webinar you should be able to:

  • Determine alignment with a funder.
  • Develop a baseline understanding of the common elements needed for a grant proposal.
  • Apply strategies for tackling the grant application process.
  • Craft elements of a grant proposal, specifically a summary, narrative, and budget.
  • Write proposals for different audiences

Intended audience:

  • individual artists seeking funding for their work
Sarah Corpron

Sarah Corpron, Director of Business Services at New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), has worked within the private and non-profit arts sector for the past 10 years. At NYFA Sarah oversees program operations for the Business Services department, including the Fiscal Sponsorship and NYFA Coaching programs. Prior to joining NYFA, Sarah was the Programs Director at Visual Art Exchange (VAE) in Raleigh, NC. At VAE Sarah managed multiple education and outreach programs for emerging artists as well as the training and organizing of an annual open-source creativity festival, SPARKcon. Throughout her career, Sarah’s professional focus has been to provide opportunities and resources for artists interested in career growth and project planning.


Established in 1971 as an independent organization to serve individual artists throughout the state, the mission of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development. Through ongoing programs and collaborations with peers in the field, NYFA’s programming includes professional development support, online resources, artist fellowships, fiscal sponsorship, The Profitable Artist book, and consultation services. 


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