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How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  PT

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Representatives of nonprofit organizations and individual artists interested in learning how to apply to the Creative Work Fund for its 2017 cycle are invited to attend this informational session. The director of the Creative Work Fund will describe guidelines, the grantmaking process, and respond to questions from potential applicants.

The Creative Work Fund invites artists and nonprofit organizations to create new art works through collaborations. It celebrates the role of artists as problem solvers and the making of art as a profound contribution to intellectual inquiry and to the strengthening of communities. Artists are encouraged to collaborate with nonprofit organizations of all kinds, stretching boundaries and forging new partnerships.

In August 2017, the Fund will award approximately $600,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and collaborating literary or traditional artists. Grants will range from $10,000 to $40,000. Projects are expected to be completed within two or three years, but those of longer duration will be considered. For specific guidelines, visit

Presenter: Frances Phillips

Frances Phillips is a Program Officer for the Arts and Humanities at the Walter and Elise Haas Fund in San Francisco. She was previously Executive Director of Intersection for the Arts (1988-1994) and Director of the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University (1985-88). Phillips has over eighteen years of experience with fundraising and grantwriting for non-profit organizations in the fields of arts, humanities, health, education, and social services. She now serves on the Publications Committee for Grantmakers in the Arts, a national professional association.

This webinar will be offered on multiple dates (all times are in Pacific Time zone):

  • Monday, September 12, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 27, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 25, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Monday, October 31, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

This event is no longer available.

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