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      STEPS.Talent Workshop: Grant Writing Basics in Toronto


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      October 21, 2019

      Monday   5:30 PM

      115 McCaul Street , Level 3, Experiential Learning Centre at the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion
      Toronto, Ontario

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      STEPS.Talent Workshop: Grant Writing Basics

      The STEPS Initiative is pleased to present Toronto Arts Council's Visual/Media Arts Program Manager, Peter Kingstone, and Community Arts Program Manager, Kevin Reigh. We will discuss upcoming funding opportunities, application development tips, and best practices in an approachable and accessible way. Learn more about what makes a successful grant proposal and how best to frame your project ideas. There will be space for Q&A. All are welcome, free to attend. The PATCH Project will also share information about our upcoming Call for PATCH Project Artists. We extend our thanks and gratitude to the Centre of Emerging Artists and Designers at OCAD U for hosting this workshop.  Access Information:  115 McCaul St is located at the corner of Dundas St & McCaul St on the southeast side. All levels of the building can be accessed via elevator or stairs. The building is wheelchair accessible. There are gendered washrooms on level 3 and gender-neutral private washrooms on levels 1&2. About the Presenters: Toronto Arts Council is the City of Toronto's funding body for artists and arts organizations in Toronto. Peter Kingstone is a Toronto-based visual artist and curator, working primarily in video and photography. As an independent artist, Peter’s installation pieces have been shown across Canada and internationally, and he was awarded the Untitled Artist Award in 2005 for his installation The Strange Case of peter K. (1974-2004). Peter holds a degree in Philosophy/Cultural Studies from Trent University in Peterborough and a Masters of Fine Art focusing on video and new media from York University in Toronto. Peter has presented at many conferences on the ideas around storytelling and social engagement. Peter started in September 2012 as the Acting Visual/Media Arts Program Manager at Toronto Arts Council. Kevin Reigh has over 14 years of experience working in the arts/not-for-profit sector, having previously worked at dance Immersion, the Canadian Music Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) and Unity Charity in various administrative, fundraising and outreach capacities. He also founded Mosiah Grant Writing + Creative Communications to help independent artists and smaller not-for-profit organizations navigate the world of grant writing and proposal development. As a writer and spoken-word artist, Kevin has released one album (Ground Provisions) and a volume of poetry (Love. Universes. All Things.) and has collaborated with numerous musicians and dancers throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Kevin also contributed a spoken-word piece, The Real Deal, to Paranoid Jack’s acclaimed album of electronic and house music, The Last of the Funky Cyborgs, and his work was also included in T-Dot Griots: An Anthology of Toronto’s Black Storytellers.

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