Artists, nonprofits, and charities: are you looking to launch a new project, program, or initiative? An outstanding grant application can help your organization achieve these goals! In the Centre for Social Innovation’s (CSI) next Lunch and Learn, find out the many ways you can write focused and compelling grants that will help you or your organization secure much-needed funding. CSI Member David Silverberg, a seasoned writer and editor, will guide participants through the grant writing process, from the research process to clearly defining your organization’s work.
This session will enable participants to:
- Learn the key factors that go into writing a strong grant, whether you are part of an arts-based organization, a startup, or a nonprofit
- Be more aware of the various grants available to artists via all three levels of governments
- Gain confidence in honing mission statements and explaining how this grant will empower you further as an artist or organization.
This event will take place on Monday, November 20, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT. CSI Members get in for free! Non-members can purchase tickets for $10. No one will be turned away due to costs. If this is a barrier, please send us a message at info[at]socialinnovation[dot]ca and we will follow up with a ticket discount code.
About the Speaker:
David Silverberg is a freelance writer/editor, event producer, theatre artist and grant writer. He writes for outlets such as The Toronto Star, BBC News, MIT Technology Review, New Scientist, Vice and many more. His solo shows, Jewnique and Before & After, have reached audiences across Canada, and he has performed his spoken word poetry in Canada, the US and in London (UK) and Paris. He has written more than a dozen successful grants for both himself and the arts organization he founded, Toronto Poetry Slam.