Grant Writing Workshop for Artists

Instructor: Sierra Scott
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Day(s): Tuesday
Date(s): September 21, 2021
Member Fee: $5
Non-Member Fee: $10
Location: Virtual (Zoom)

In this virtual Grant Writing Workshop for Artists, participants will be guided through the fundamentals of preparing a grant application to support their artistic/creative practices. Learn the essentials of grant writing, including how to interpret grant guidelines, write compelling narratives, create budgets, and prepare artistic work samples that support your proposal.

Sierra Scott is the Grants and Projects Analyst at the Nevada Arts Council and oversees and manages all aspects of the agency’s grants program. This includes creating grant guidelines, reviewing applications, conducting workshops and providing assistance to both applicants and subgrantees. Sierra brings experience as a grant consultant and grant writer for various nonprofit arts organizations and has worked across many different areas of the arts sector. After earning a BFA in Theater Arts from the Conservatory at Webster University in St. Louis, Sierra worked as a professional actor and member of the Actors’ Equity Association in touring and regional theater productions across the country. She then relocated to Los Angeles to work as a Casting Director for feature films, television shows and pilots for major studios and networks including Warner Bros, 21st Century Fox, Sony, NBC, ABC, CBS, TNT, and the CW. Sierra is passionate about bringing the arts to our community; she is a member of the Carson City Cultural Commission, teaches youth theater workshops, and serves on the board of the Brewery Arts Center and Wild Horse Productions.

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In 1987 Sierra Arts Foundation began awarding grants to artists of all disciplines living within a 100-mile radius.

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