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Writing Winning Proposals: How To Get That Grant

Join CARFAC Alberta and Elephant Artist Relief on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10:30am to 3:30pm for this Calgary professional development session.

Join us at the CommunityWise Common Room (223 12th Ave. SW). Please RSVP by August 2, 2019 at

Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Free to all

Members of the Calgary Arts Development’s community investment team will explain what grants are offered and will give concrete information as well as tips to help you succeed in your grant application.

Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Free to all

Dick Averns (CARFAC Alberta’s Engagement Coordinator) along with Chrits W. Carson (CARFAC Alberta’s Executive Director) will be staffing a table and answering any questions you may have on how to become a bit more professional in your art career.

Time: 1:30 – 3:30pm
$10 per person

Book a 25-minute meeting with an experienced grant writer (Dick Averns, Chris W. Carson, and Jacqueline Huskisson) to look over a draft of your AFA or other grant application-in-progress and get some suggestions on making your application shine.

Email ASAP (by August 2, 2019) with your three-page grant writing sample to book your consultation. You will be able to pay on August 10, 2019, before your appointment at the venue.