A free guide to the best practices for applying to artist grants.

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What you will find in the guide.

A free guide on seeking funding & how to put together a competitive application. 


Becoming a competitive applicant

From how to define your practice for better application writing to crafting your statement and photographing your work, this guide will go through the fundamentals of making sure your grant application as strong as possible. 


Advice from grant-giving institutions 

Ever wonder what, exactly, a granting-institution is looking for in an applicant? We talked with NYFA, ArtistGrants.org, and Artardia to see what they look for in successful applications. 

We also spoke with three artists who received prestigious grants in the last few years to see how they did it and what they recommend to other artists seeking this type of funding.


Practical tips and resources for finding and applying for grants

Don't know where to look for grants? We got you. Not sure exactly what to include in your statement? We help guide you through writing a compelling application. Unsure if a residency will fit into your life? We have some practical questions to help you find and choose the right opportunities for your art career.