City of Sydney is providing free grant writing training for artists and cultural organisations

Date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt St, Redfern

This is a great opportunity to increase your grant writing knowledge and get advice on the upcoming Cultural and Creative Grants round closing 11 March 2019. If you are an artist or responsible for grant writing and fundraising in your organisation this is the brilliant training for you.

Training topics include: •How to plan for funding •How to ask for money – Learn how to successfully ask for money using a range of mediums •How to raise secure, unattached and predictable income – untied money to use for your group’s own priorities and decisions •The best way to present your proposal – tell the story of your project and your group to get the greatest advantage •How to plan for grants in a practical and easy to follow way •How to develop your statement of need – choosing data to support your project proposal •How to humanise your story – presenting a compelling picture.

Training sessions are limited to 100 participants so make sure you register early. This session will be delivered by Our Community the designers of Smartygrants. To register –

This training will be held in an accessible building. The City aims to deliver inclusive and accessible training sessions so everyone can participate. If you have any access or communication questions or needs, please contact Jen Trinca on

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