4/29 RACC Workshop: Grant Writing for Individual Artists: ¡Rompe las dudas de como aplicar a un grant!

Deadline April 29, 2017

¡Haz tus proyectos a realidad! This hands-on grant writing workshop is focused on demystifying the grant writing process and empowering individual artists to create meaningful, organized projects that make a positive impact in the community, and get funded. The workshop presents tools and concepts that include strategic planning, project production, and goal setting for accomplishing tasks and delegating responsibilities. As a group, the workshop presenters and participants will complete a sample grant application working step by step covering all tools and concepts presented.


Invited artists will discuss the do’s and don’ts of grant writing, the power of community partnerships and the power of infusing your personal story into your creative project and grant writing narrative.


Taller para aprender cómo aplicar a becas. Expand your mind and apply for a grant!

Taller: Turn your creative projects into reality! Este taller se enfoca en cómo escribir para conseguir una beca y en saber cómo llenar una aplicación para conseguir fondos para tu(s) proyectos. También aprenderás a consolidar tus ideas como artista al crear y planear proyectos – es muy importante tener un concepto más claro de tus ideas para lograr un mayor impacto en la comunidad. Este taller te dará herramientas y conceptos para el planeamiento estratégico y producción de tus proyectos. Además te ayudará a desarrollar las metas que buscas conseguir y te enseñará cómo delegar responsabilidades efectivamente en proyectos colaborativos. En este taller, presentadores y participantes trabajarán con ejemplos de cómo llenar una aplicación paso a paso.

Panel: Artistas invitados presentarán sobre los pros y contras de escribir para conseguir una beca, lo importante de buscar apoyo de organizaciones, y el poder que puede tener el integrar tu historia personal a la hora de crear tu proyecto y de escribir para conseguir una beca.

Pepe Moscoso
is a Portland-based community arts producer and visual artist. A lot of his work has to do with inclusion, personal narrative, the exploration of identity, diversity and storytelling in a variety of forms. He has been running creative projects that provide diverse experiences and community engaged. His interest in visual art is born of a desire to transmit and show his way of seeing the world. He coordinates FusionArte, an organization that commits to promoting Latin American arts and culture through educational programming and cultural events. He host FA radio, a show that airs every Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30pm at KBOO, 90.7 FM. A show dedicated to bringing stories from the Latino community and contemporary music of Latin America. We also focus on art and culture, seeking to inform the Hispanic community about all areas.

Joaquin Lopez
is a performing artist who blends music with storytelling and a cultural events producer. Event credits include producer for Taste of Mexico at the Portland Art Museum, Ollin: Social Justice Film Series for Latino Network, and creator of the annual cultural performance for Voz Alta. In 2014, he inaugurated Cinescopio, a film series that presents classic Latin American cinema in partnership with the Hollywood Theatre and Fusionarte. He was co-producer for Words That Burn: A Dramatization of World War II Experiences of William Stafford, Lawson Inada, and Guy Gabaldon in Their Own Words written by Cindy Williams Gutierrez at Milagro for the William Stafford Centennial. Performance credits include Milagro Theatre, the Walters Cultural Center, Sowelu Theater, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Currently, he is pursuing a Masters in Counseling at Portland State University and is Arts & Culture Manager at Latino Network.

Sat, April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

Location: Q Center, 4115 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97217