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Grants at my fingertips - Winter edition 

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Grants at my fingertips - Winter edition
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Dates

Fridays, January 29, February 5 and 12, 2021.
Schedule : 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

[ 11-hour workshop]
Group training: 9 hours
Invidualized meetings with the instructor in the month following the workshop: 2 hours

 

Registration deadline

January 21, 2021

Language

French

Maximum number of participants

8

Cost

Subsidized Rate: 50.00$
Actual Value: 342.40$

In order to be eligible for the subsidized rate, participants must reside in Quebec and either be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident,or hold a work permit (open or closed). In addition, they must have one of the following employment statuses: Self-employed individual or Support for Self-Employment Measure, employee of a non-profit organization or a company whose payroll does not exceed $2,000,000, recipient of Employment Insurance or Social Assistance, recipient of an employment integration measure, or unemployed.

Required materials

A computer and a good wifi connection.

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 Description 

Back by popular demand, this workshop designed for circus artists goes over different funding programs and breaks down the process involved in preparing a grant application. Activities will explore key grant writing elements including writing, presenting a budget, articulating an artistic approach, and preparing support documents. Finally, the specifics of different programs from various government organizations will be discussed.

This workshop is developped for circus artists and is offered online on Zoom.

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Trainer 

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Josée Fafard has held several positions that have allowed her to understand the ropes of the artistic world and its related professions. Recognized throughout Quebec (Conseils de la culture régionaux, En Piste, Regroupement québécois de la danse, Emploi Québec, etc.), she has, over the past fifteen years, developed a solid expertise in accompanying artists, particularly in providing assistance developping grant applications and artistic statements. She holds a master's degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University, and has been a recipient of several grants, as well as a jury member and promoter of cultural projects.

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 Workshop outline 

Course #1 (3 hrs)
Overview of available grants, eligibility requirements, artistic statements.

Course #2 (3 hrs)
Writing a project and practical exercises.

Course #3 (3 hrs)
Developing a budget, establishing a timeline and understanding the supporting documents.

After the training, each participant will have a 2-hour individualized follow-up with Josée Fafard.

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