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February Webinars for Artists: Kickstarter School, Applying for Grants and Residencies, and more

January 28, 2015

Looking for a great complement to this week's winter weather? Register for a Creative Capital webinar in February! Get some insider information on crowdfunding, learn some strategies for bringing your community engagement project to life, and pick up advice on how to put your best foot forward when applying for a literary grant or residency. Even better, all of this information is available from the warmth of your own home!
Finally, there are still a few spots available in our Authentic Branding workshop with Maxine Lapiduss on February 4th in New York City. Click here for more information and registration!
Save the date for our upcoming topics:

Kickstarter School, with Stephanie Pereira
Monday, February 2, 7:00-8:30pm EST
Join Kickstarter's Director of Community Education Stephanie Pereira for a primer on how to bring a Kickstarter project to life. We'll take a look at some successful projects from across the site and explore what kind of rewards work best, how to spread the word about your project, and other helpful tips.



Stephanie Bleyer

Thursday, February 12, 7:00-8:30pm EST

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Led by Stephanie Bleyer, this webinar will highlight effective practices for community outreach & engagement based on several action-oriented case studies. Artists of all disciplines will learn how to produce and fund effective engagement campaigns for artwork that contains social justice content. 


Applying for Grants & Residencies: Strategies for Writers, with Ethan Nosowsky
Monday, February 16, 7:00-8:30pm EST
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Led by editor Ethan Nosowsky, this webinar covers all aspects of the grant and residency process for writers, including researching appropriate programs, putting together a competitive application, and making the most of both award and rejection letters.  

 Coming up in March:

Webinars are $25 each. 

All webinars are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions.
To participate, all you need is access to a computer with speakers and an Internet connection (hard-wired preferred). There is no special software needed. 

Interested but can't attend? All pre-registered participants will receive access to webinar recordings.

Visit PDP's Online Calendar for a complete list of upcoming webinars and dates. 
Select webinars are also available on demand! View all offerings.

Alyson Pou, Director, Professional Development Program
Matthew Deleget, Online Learning Consultant


Learn more about our Online Learning Program on our website, or email Matthew Deleget at [email protected].

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