The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing

How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Ar

By Gigi Rosenberg
(Watson-Guptill, Paperback, 9780823000708, 224pp.)

Publication Date: December 14, 2010

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The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists. The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams.

About the Author

Gigi Rosenberg is a writer, speaker, and workshop leader. This book grew out of the professional development workshops she launched in Portland, Oregon, and teaches in New York, Chicago, and throughout the Pacific Northwest at colleges, conferences, and arts organizations. Her writing has been published by Seal Press, The Oregonian, Parenting and Writer’s Digest; performed at Seattle’s On the Boards; and broadcast on Oregon Public Radio. For the latest, visit

Praise For The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing

"This book is insightful, informative, and a fun read. Rosenberg offers solid tools for researching grants, writing successful proposals, and getting out of your own way."
--Stephen Mallon, photographer, past president,  American Society of Media Photographers, New York City chapter

"The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing has everything one needs to know, with easy step-by-step directions, for writing thorough and meaningful proposals that can win competitive grants.  I would recommend it to any artist."
--Michael Royce, executive director, New York Foundation for the Arts

"Rosenberg demystifies the grant writing process!"
--Reni Gower, professor, Painting and Printmaking Department, Virginia Commonwealth University

"What a fabulous gift Rosenberg offers us! She writes with charm, intelligence, and clarity."
--Ellen Sussman, author of French Lessons

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