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FUNDRAISING 101 For Local Art Businesses

SPAA Presents Art Business at The Greenhouse

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance (SPAA) presents arts business sessions for profit and non-profit creative businesses. The third 1 1/2 hour session is on Thursday, March 15 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Ave N. Coffee and networking begins prior to the session at 8:30 am.
This focus is for those who apply for funds for arts and cultural organizations, and those who want to learn how to get such jobs. Individual artists awards will be in another session. The session will be especially helpful to organizations applying for City Arts Grants.  Here is what participants can expect to learn about during this power packed morning:

• How to Research grant opportunities
• Interpreting fit and writing
• Targeted grant proposals
• How to approach funders
• Writing goals, objectives, outcomes and a program narrative
• Planning program evaluations for outcome narratives
• Writing letter of Inquiry, proposal and applications

Barbara Mazer Gross is now the Executive Director of the [email protected]. Previously she has served as Director of Development for American Stage Theatre, Director of Development for Ruth Eckerd Hall, and also as a Director of Tessitura Network working nationwide as a fundraising and membership consultant. Barbara has written successful grants for the City Arts Grants and now a Chair .
This is our fourth grant writing class. They always fill up and have a waiting list!

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St. Petersburg Arts Alliance
100 Second Ave. N
Suite 150
St Petersburg, FL 33701