Directory Of Grants For Crafts And How To Write A Winning Proposal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780962992346
  • Publisher: Warm Snow Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/2000
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 832,187
  • Product dimensions: 0.48 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chapter 1 Types of Grant Givers 9
Arts councils and arts agencies 9
Community foundations 9
Federal government giving programs 9
State government giving programs 11
Private foundations 11
Corporate foundations 12
Individual givers 13
Artist in residency programs 13
Microenterprise loans and assistance programs 14
Additional forms of assistance 15
Beginning research 16
Example of grant awards for crafts 17
How to find grants 18
Chapter 2 How to Write a Winning Proposal 19
What is your craft grant for? 19
Which grants do you go for? 20
Elements of a grant proposal 20
Cover letter 21
Tips to composing the proposal 21
Importance of the proposal summary 23
Application forms 23
Letter of request 24
Common reasons why grant proposals fail 24
Grantsmanship workshops 28
Using a professional grant writer 29
Chapter 3 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Programs 31
Types of assistance 31
Government grant applications 33
Preparing to apply for a government grant 33
Developing ideas for the proposal 34
Community support 34
Identification of a funding resource 35
Getting organized to write the proposal 36
Criticism 36
Signatures 36
Neatness 36
Mailing 36
Basic components of a federal grant proposal 37
Proposal summary: Outline of Project Goals 37
Introduction: Presenting Credibility 37
Problem Statement: Stating the Purpose at Hand 38
Project Objectives: Goals and Desired Outcome 39
Program Methods 39
Evaluation: Product and Process Analysis 40
Future Funding: Long-Term Project Planning 40
The Proposal Budget: Planning the Budget 41
Regional and federal depository libraries 41
Chapter 4 How to Use a Computer and the Internet for Grant Seeking 42
Word processor 42
Database programs 42
Internet grant links 42
Private Organizations 43
Government and Educational institutes 45
Internet resources for public art programs 47
Artist in residency programs 47
Miscellaneous fundraising sites 47
Grant writing tutorials 47
Appendixes Directories 48
Appendix I Directory of Craft Grants to Individuals 49
Appendix II Directory of Grants to Craft Organizations 64
Appendix III Directory of Community Foundations 68
Appendix IV Government Grants 69
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 95
NEA grants to organizations 97
11.801 Native American Program 99
11.802 Minority Business Development 102
15.146 Ironworker Training Program 105
15.850 Indian Arts and Crafts Development 106
27.006 Federal Summer Employment 108
45.024 Grants to Organizations and Individuals 109
45.160 Promotion of the Humanities 115
45.161 Promotion of the Humanities--Research 118
45.201 Arts and Artifacts Indemnity 122
59.005 Assistance to Small Business 124
59.006 8(a) Business Development 125
59.007 Management and Technical Assistance for Socially/Economically Disadvantaged Businesses 128
64.116 For Disabled Veterans 130
82.015 Creative Arts Grants 133
82.032 Fund for U.S. Artists at International Festivals and Exhibitions 136
84.170 Javits Fellowships 138
President's Committee on the Arts 141
National Forest Service 142
U.S. Department of Agiculture 142
Rural Business Enterprise Grants 143
Rural Business Opportunity Grants 145
Business and Industry Direct Loans 147
Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans 148
Appendix V Funding for International Arts/Crafts 150
International Partnerships Office 150
The Fund for Artists at International Festivals 151
The US/Japan Creative Artists' Program 151
United States Information Agency 152
Appendix VI Directory of Arts Agencies 153
National arts agencies 153
Statewide assemblies of arts agencies 154
Appendix VII Contacts for Public Art Programs 161
Appendix VIII Craft Artist in Residency Programs 168
Appendix IX Foundation Center Libraries 170
The Foundation Center 170
The Foundation Center directories 180
Appendix X Access points to Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Programs 191
Appendix XI Miscellaneous Resources 196
Helpful organizations 196
Periodicals 197
Bibliography 198
Glossary 199
Index 204
Craft Business Books Catalog 212
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