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"Grants and Writing 101" with Tracy Hamon
Workshop: Saturday, March 23 at 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Room 201, St. Peter's College, Muenster, SK
Reading: Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 1:30pm
Where: "Between the Pages" Bookstore (524 Main Street, Humboldt, SK)
Grants and Writing 101:
Have you ever wanted to apply for a grant but didn’t know how, or are you interested in the finding out more about the process? In this workshop, Tracy Hamon, the current Program Manager for the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild will help to demystify the grant writing process. Participants will learn how to negotiate their way through the various sources available online for funding writers within the broader community. This workshop provides information on potential funding sources, how to identify and find them, discussion about the various guidelines, and how to distinguish and write the major elements of a project for a proposal. We will also look at budget writing and how to effectively communicate your project for funding.
Tracy Hamon is the current Program Manager at the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. She is also a published author of two books of poetry This is Not Eden (Thistledown Press, 2005) and Interruptions in Glass (Coteau, 2010). Her third book of poetry Red Curls is forthcoming from Thistledown Press in 2014. She has years of experience researching and writing grants, including individual grants as well as numerous programming grants.
For workshop registration, please contact St. Peter's College.