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Grantseeking: Tactics & Ethics

December 11th, 2019 in Blog with Comments Off on Grantseeking: Tactics & Ethics

Zach Sheets, Institutional Giving Associate, Community Music Center of Boston

You can download slides from the presentation (pdf). The “further resources” page includes links to several of the organizations Zach mentioned in his talk, like CreateNYC or BoardSource. To follow-up with Zach directly, feel free to contact him at sheets@cmcb.org.

Securing grants is about much more than word-smithing: it’s about making connections with people and advocating for your work. In this 90-minute presentation, we’ll discuss the tactics of how to navigate the world of grants with role-playing case studies in a “masterclass” format. We’ll analyze opportunities, challenges, and setbacks to operating within grant funding sector-wide, and discuss how we can best talk and write about the young people we work with as we advocate for equitable access to excellent music and arts opportunities. Dedicated time for participant questions to follow.

This Community Conversation will be held over a live Zoom video conference. Details will be sent to all Eventbrite RSVPs.

The event is free to attend. To join the Conversation, RSVP here.

The link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to all those who RSVP on Eventbrite. To join, click on the Zoom meeting link just before 6pm on 6/3.

Community Conversations is a series of workshops with CMCB staff that seeks to engage others in dialogue about important issues in arts education. We want the voices of our students, parents and partners to be heard. Join us to learn and share your experiences.

For the full list of speakers and concerts this year, click here.

Additional information about registration and other events can be found at www.cmcb.org. This event is free for all to attend; please consider making a donation to CMCB to support this work.

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