BOOKED OUT – join the waitlist
Have you ever considered applying for a grant to support your writing, to fund your research, or to develop your career as a writer?
Perhaps you are currently writing an application and are wondering how to improve your chances of being successful.
Join us on Thursday 7 March, 6:30-8:00pm, for a not-to-be-missed Grants Information Evening, featuring speakers from key arts funding bodies, including Australia Council for the Arts, Create NSW, Copyright Agency and Writing NSW. This night is for anyone wanting to learn more about what grants are available for writers and how to improve their grant applications.
Guest speakers include Wenona Byrne, Arts Practice Director, Literature, at Australia Council for the Arts; Nicola Evans, Head of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund; and Tammy Close, Sector Investment Lead in the Arts Investment and Development team at Create NSW. The panel will be chaired by Jane McCredie, CEO of Writing NSW.
Thursday 7 March | 6:30-8:00pm
Refreshments from 6:00pm
Free | RSVPs essential
As this event is expected to book out, members are given priority in reservations.
The Grants Information Evening is held in place of our regular First Friday Club event
Wenona Byrne is the Head of Practice, Literature, at the Australia Council for the Arts. In this role she is responsible for overseeing the core grants program and other strategic initiatives that support the literary sector. Before joining the Council Wenona worked in publishing for 11 years, 9 years as Rights Manager with independent publisher […]
Nicola Evans is the Head of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and Reading Australia. She has worked in the Literature sector for over twenty-five years, as an editor, as Program Manager for the Literature Board of the Australia Council, and as Program and Communications Manager for the Australian Publishers Association.
Tammy is the Sector Investment Lead in the Arts Investment and Development team at Create NSW. She provides the arts and culture sector information, referral and guidance on the Arts and Cultural Development Program (ACDP). The ACDP provides funding opportunities for NSW-based arts and cultural organisations, NSW professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide […]
Jane McCredie is a writer, journalist and a former book publisher who is now CEO of Writing NSW. She is a former science publisher and a writer and journalist with a special interest in science and medicine. She is the author of Making Girls and Boys: Inside the science of sex and was coeditor of […]
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