for Creative Organisations, SMEs, Project Managers and Individual Creatives
On-Site Price for Organisations
Based on the number of participants
Up to 10 people
10 – 20 people
20 – 30 people
|Accessing Funding (1 day workshop)||€1000||€2400||N/A|
Max 20 participants
This 1-day workshop aims to introduce creative organisations and individual creatives to the tools and practical knowledge necessary for the preparation of winning grant applications and funding proposals.
Accessing funding is one of the most critical challenges faced by creative organisations, businesses and individual creatives.
As much as it is critical to have a clear vision, convincing purpose and a sound delivery process for your project, writing winning applications is a fundamental skill that can make or break your project.
Accessing funding may seem like a complextask, butby going step-by-step through a practical 12 step framework,you will learn how to put your best foot forward when applying for the finance necessary to effectively achieve your goals, mission and impact.
In this workshop,we will look at all kinds of available funding opportunities – public, private, local, national and EU level funding. Participants will learn the 12 step frameworkallowing them to prepare winning proposals. We will also talk about the sustainabilityof creative projects and existing funding alternatives.
Although we cannot guarantee that you will receive the funding; we will help you to do your best to win.
We will walk participants through the basicgrant writing process. By employing the outlined strategies, grant seekers will significantly increase their ability to turn their projects and organisations, and even general operating needs into proposals worthy of the full consideration of funders.
The programme encompasses a wide range of engaging and practical tools including Role-playing, Assessment techniques, Inspirations, Case Studies, Empowerment, Team Building, Evaluation and Feedback Methodologies.
- Give an overview of the available funding opportunities
- Outline the 12 step application writing framework
- Enable creative organisations, businesses and individual creatives to take an idea or concept and make it to a funding proposal
- Sharereal-lifeexamples, samples and materials
- Provide supporting worksheets
- Provide helpful, practical tips
Programme & Timetable
|9.00 – 10.30 am||Available funding opportunities
|10.45 – 12.15 pm||Writing the Application
|1.15 – 2.45 pm||Writing the Application
|3.00 – 4.30 pm||Practical tips, real-lifeexamples
|4.30 – 5.00 pm||Wrap up|
Who is it for?
The Accessing finance and Funding Workshop has been specifically designed for creative organisations and business leaders, project managers and individual creatives looking to access either public or private funding. This workshop would also suit Social Entrepreneurs, Community Leaders; Migrant Led Organisations; NGO’s, Not-for-Profit Organisations
Centre for Creative Practices & ArtConnected
Entrepreneur and Innovator with 25 years of work experience as CEO, Manager, Mentor, Educator and Cultural Leader. Regular guest speaker and lecturer at conferences, in higher education institutions and for the media in Europe and in Ireland that include University Business Forum in San Sebastian; Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen, University of Pecs, Hungary, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and Dublin Institute of Technology.
Co-Founder and CEO of Centre for Creative Practices and Creative Entrepreneurs Academy. Founder & CEO of ArtConnected – a SaaS that matches European Creative Opportunities with Talent. Main Awardee of the Arthur Guinness Fund for Social Entrepreneurs in 2012 and recipient of the Merit to Polish Culture awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.
Monika has studied various aspects of organisational, community and embodied leadership since 2007 and has completed renowned Leadership training with INSEAD and Potentialife.
Head of Creative Entrepreneurship, Creative Entrepreneurs Academy
Senior manager and entrepreneur and social entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the Creative and Technology Sectors; working with Local Government, Local Enterprise Offices, Universities, Businesses and Community Groups throughout Irelandauditing and engaging the artistic and creative community within specific geographic regions. Keynote speaker at European conferences including University-Business Forum.
Currently, Ian is working on advising and designing sustainable projects that utilise art and creativity as the main driver to effect sustainable economic and social change. He also teaches and mentors artistic and creative entrepreneurship training to adult learners and undergraduate students.
Ian teaches Creative Thinking, Global Business Development, International Management, International Relations, Team Development and Entrepreneurship at Postgraduate and undergraduate level at The Innovation Academy, TCD; NorthEastern University, US; Champlain College, Dublin; and CIEE, Dublin. He regularly teaches on the Creative Entrepreneurs Academy Workshop and Erasmus+ programmes.
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