We don't have the time to run the organization and also search/write grants, but now we're limited on what we can accomplish with so little funding.
Programming and Dollar Needs:
We need help with capacity building mostly - ideally, we'd be able to fund someone to staff our organization full time, or two people part-time, so that we can get bigger and better programs off the ground. Our current annual budget is very small so we are unsure how quickly to try and scale-up, but we'd like to pay someone at least $35k per year full-time.
The Grant Writer should be ready to begin work on:
Provide a flat rate for writing and developing each of the following application(s):
Our company is in existence for:
We presently provide or will be providing services in the geographic areas of:
Central Texas - Austin, Bee Cave, Lakeway / Travis County
exhibitions and events with local emerging artists and performers
venue rental for other organization's events
private artist studios
private studios for artist members - paid by monthly dues
art sales during exhibitions (less now because of COVID)
venue rental fees (well, not really anymore because COVID)
This will be our first time applying for grant funding.
We are Looking for capacity-building grants to pay a full-time staff member or two part-time staff members.
We could also look into project funding for an artist residency or artist re-granting program, we have lots of ideas for that in the works.
We have not previously received grant funds.
We do not have a copy of our previously written grant application(s).
We do not have a fundraising packet.
We have an agency mission statement: Our mission is to empower emerging artists through community, collaboration, and creativity.