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Art Boss - Funder Q&A: Writing Arts Grants

  • 18 Jul 2023
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Zone5, 1902 E Boulder St, Colorado Springs, CO 80909


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Funder Q&A: Writing Arts Grants


Claire Swinford

Course Description:

An informal Q&A session designed to demystify the grant writing process for artists and arts nonprofit volunteers or staff who do not have professional training in fund development. Hosted by local arts funder Claire Swinford of Bee Vradenburg Foundation, we’ll discuss the must-haves, the nice-to-haves and the sometimes-unspoken rules of grant seeking in the arts.. 

Please bring the following supplies with you: 

Art Supplies: Pen, paper or your preferred note-taking device 


Claire Swinford is Executive Director of Bee Vradenburg Foundation, a grantmaker that centers equity and inclusion across its work to advance the relevance, resilience, and greatness of arts in the Pikes Peak Region. She serves on the advisory board of the UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, and has been recognized as a Mayor’s Young Leader in Creative Industries and a Pikes Peak Arts Council Rising Star for her cultural advocacy as well as her work as a narrative figure painter.

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