Art Grant Writing Seminar & Workshop
16-01-2017 (Monday) 12:00

We are happy to host Berlin Art Grant Clinic in Lacuna Lab with the:

ART GRANT WRITING SEMINAR and WORKSHOP: 16, 17, 24 & 25 January

Early bird registration date: 12 January 2017


This is simply a crash course that will give you the main perspective and tools to make a competitive grant application. In this seminar you will be instructed step by step through the narrative structure of a grant application. You will learn formulating your project description and artist statement. Additionally, you will explore the ways of finding the suitable German and International application calls for your project/artwork.

Working topics include:

Day #1: On Funding Bodies

– Understanding Funding Bodies

– Decision process in funding application evaluations

– List of grant givers

– Places to find grant givers

– Getting over your writing blockage

Day #2: On Applications

– Structure of funding applications

– Creating a project description

– Writing your artist statement

– Key elements, tips and tricks for a successful application

  • 20 mins. one-to-one consultancy with each participant on a particular project.


This is a hands-on grant writing workshop for artists, artistic projects and applications for residency programmes. The workshop aims at preparing you to submit better applications to the up-coming open calls. It is for applicants who want to develop their existing grant writing skills. Throughout Module #1 you will have to the opportunity to learn how to create a timeline and an efficient budget, and in Module #2 you will be able to exchange ideas and views with your peers, polish your application, and get equipped for your upcoming proposals.

Working topics include:

Day #1: Time, Budget, Tips and Tricks

– A focused timeline

– Focused and realistic budgeting

– Tips and tricks to avoid emergency expenditure

– Working with a sample application

Day #2: Hands-on Application Operation

– Requirements for a good proposal

– Making yourself a strong applicant

– Enriching and polishing your content

– Working on your application – peer evaluation

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