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Webinar: Is Your Museum Grant Ready?

June 4

| $40 - $65
Is Your Museum Grant Ready?

Sarah Sutton offers a guide to self-assessing your institution’s grant-readiness and steps for bringing yourselves up to par. This 75-minute workshop reviews the institutional structures, policies, information, and practices that make museums competitive in the grants game. This webinar is adapted from Sarah’s new book of the same title.


Date: June 4th, 2018

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm EASTERN (Remember to calculate for your time zone!)

Cost: $40 members/$65 non-members

Closed captioning available upon advanced notice. Please contact info@aaslh.org for more information.


Webinar Outcomes:

Participants will learn…

  • How to interact with the funder in a highly-professional and cooperative manner
  • What types of information describe audiences adequately, and demonstrate program needs and effectiveness
  • What experience and examples can highlight your institution’s value and impact
  • How to illustrate your institution’s quality as a program provider and as a reliable grant partner

Sarah Sutton will narrate a step-by-step process for collecting and sharing this information, and provide examples of good practice. The session will conclude with time for audience questions.

Recommended audience: Those new to proposal-writing, and applicants who have been unsuccessful attracting grants for a new program or organization, or for the first few times pursuing grants.


About the Instructor:

Headshot Image of presenter Sarah SuttonSarah Sutton is the author of both editions of Is Your Museum Grant-Ready? She writes federal and foundation grant applications for museums and nonprofits around the country. She is regularly successful preparing applications to the National Endowment for the Humanities and Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, and for private foundations. She loves grants.gov, but foundation portals, not so much.