Recorded Webinar: Is Your Museum Grant Ready?
Recorded On: 06/04/2018
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Sarah Sutton offers a guide to self-assessing your institution’s grant-readiness and steps for bringing yourselves up to par. This 75-minute webinar reviews the institutional structures, policies, information, and practices that make museums competitive in the grants game. This webinar is adapted from Sarah’s book of the same title. Sarah Sutton narrates a step-by-step process for collecting and sharing this information, and provide examples of good practice.
Note: Technical issues were experienced during the original live recording of this webinar. This product is an audio-only re-recording of the presentation provided by the speaker. Slides from the original presentation are available in this product to accompany the audio recording.
RECORDED DATE: June 4, 2018
COST: $15 Members / $30 Nonmembers
- 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
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.
Sarah Sutton leads Sustainable Museums, a consultancy helping staff and leadership of cultural and natural resource organizations plan for a more sustainable future. She and her team work with museums, historic sites, zoos, gardens, and aquariums to identify and pursue greener approaches in programs, operations, and building and site management. All of her work includes helping the institution make a difference in its community. Sarah has worked in the museum field for over thirty years, and sustainability work for the last decade. She is a LEED-Accredited Professional and a Green Globes Professional and she writes about environmental sustainability in print and online. Her publications include Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites and Museums and The Green Nonprofit: The First 52 Weeks of Your Green Journey. She is co-author of both editions of The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Sustainability (published under the name Sarah S. Brophy.)