Creative Sonoma

WORKSHOP: Grant Writing for Artists

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WORKSHOP: Grant Writing for Artists


Think Like a Funder: Grant Writing for Artists

WHEN: Monday, October 7, 2019 | 5:30-7:30pm

WHERE: Creative Sonoma, 141 Stony Circle, Suite 110, Santa Rosa, CA  95401

PRESENTER:  Beatrice L. Thomas (bio below)

FEE: $15

This grant writing course takes you through the landscape of arts funding and will help you develop a grant writing practice you can build on. Identify and authentically write the key elements of a proposal: narrative, activities, evaluation, key personnel, and budgets, and learn some do’s and don’ts. This workshop is a critical first building  block for folks who yet to have success at writing funded grants. 

Space is limited – register soon!


Beatrice Thomas is a grants consultant, multi-disciplinary artist, and performer. She has worked in administrative, curatorial, creative and educational roles for municipal agencies, community colleges, galleries and non-profits. Ms. Thomas leads workshops and facilitates dialogues on grant strategy, queer arts, and cultural equity. She has served as Program Officer for San Francisco’s Cultural Equity Grants program, Program Manager for First Night Austin, an interdisciplinary, urban, arts festival, and Chair of the Austin Art and Public Places Panel. She is dedicated to integrating exceptional art from queer communities and queer communities of color into meaningful public experience. Ms. Thomas received a BA from Hampshire College and a MFA from the University of Texas.