ExpiredGrant Writing for Creatives – A Four Week Course

  • Grant Writing Course Winter 2018
    January 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:50 pm

Demystify the grant writing process and master your ability to write about your work, organize your ideas into actionable (and fundable) initiatives and understand how to measure your outcomes and their the impact – these skills will empower you to get your work and your concepts in front of the right people for grants, residencies and other professional development opportunities.

Professional grant-writer Christopher Seelie will teach you how to draft compelling ideas, write strong content, plan your project management and budget your creative projects for stand-out grant proposals.

Organized into 4 weekly sessions held Mondays, 6pm – 8pm, at madelife, you’ll learn the following, week by week:

Week One: How to write about your practice, brand and work for maximum impact

Week Two: How to create a clear, well-rounded project proposal, including objectives, budget, outcomes, target audience and schedule

Week Three: How to find the right grants for you: identifying research techniques, databases, resources, networking opportunities and newsletters for local and national grants

Week Four: How to use your newly acquired skills to find and apply for residencies and other professional development opportunities



Mondays, January 15th, 22nd, 29th and February 5th, 2018

6pm – 8pm



2000 21st Street

Boulder, CO 80302



Christopher Seelie is a writer and fundraising consultant working in Boulder, Colorado. He has lead development projects for Shambhala Mountain Center and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. He started fundraising for artists, events, and building maintenance at a student-run coffeehouse in Williamsburg, VA.  He holds a BA in English from the College of William and Mary and a MFA in Creative Writing International from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.


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