MFA Public Practice Program

Professor Suzanne Lacy and coordinated by Consuelo Velasco Montoya

6-Hour workshop for eight graduate students


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How would you rate your instructor’s knowledge of grantwriting? 100%
How would you rate your instructor’s presentation?
How would you rate the instructor’s attention to your specific needs? 34% 66%
How would you rate the overall seminar experience? 17% 83%
How would you rate the seminar manual? 17% 83%

Participants Evaluated Their Grantwriting Knowledge Before AND After the Seminar (1 lowest, 10 highest)

How would you rate your knowledge of grantwriting prior to the workshop? 117% 2 3 417% 517% 6. 732% 817% 9 10
How would you rate your knowledge of grantwriting after completing the workshop ? 1 2 3 4 5 617% 7 817% 949% 1017%

What Our Students Said About This Workshop!

    • “Each lesson with Linda has been completely enriching. She is very generous with her knowledge from years of experience and tailors the
      experience to the individual and group she is addressing. As a return offender to this course I have gained more confidence in my ability with the
    • “I knew a good amount about grantwriting prior to this workshop, however this workshop taught grantwriting for the artist and from the artist’s
      perspective. I appreciated the information on how to approach nonprofit organizations and the tools to secure funding in order for non-profits
      to agree on partnerships. I also really appreciated the individual attention and feedback on the items for proposal packets, especially the artist
    • “I learned a great deal about my artist statement and how to manipulate writings and for multiple resources. I also learned a great deal about the
      shortcoming of finding funding and how to best bring money. I also learned to be an independent artist. I definitely need to work on my writing
      skills. Thanks for the tips! The examples helped a lot.”
    • “The workshop gave concrete feedback on my artist statement including specific phrases and approaches. The most helpful were the sample letters
      of inquiry and other samples. Linda speaks as a clearly experience authority in grantwriting offering hours full of real like examples throughout our
      time together. Thanks Linda.”
    • “The workshop provided excellent practical steps to tackling the grantwriting process. Linda was able to convey information in a way that was clear
      and easily understood. The examples of sample letters added support for the ideas and illustrated the format. The workshop was also an example of
      the important of a concise, well organized presentation.”