Beyond the Elevator Pitch: Write a Successful NEA Grant

Track
Development & Membership
Start Day and Time
Tuesday May 9 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
127 America's Center
Description
A team of former panelists and successful NEA grantees will team up to present strategies to secure federal funding. The session will include a compelling visual presentation of recent projects and exhibitions. Former panelists will be on hand to give feedback about their role and what they look for. Set your proposal apart from all the others, and learn from many different perspectives about how to secure ART WORKS support for your museum project.

Development and Membership track generously supported by Blackbaud

Learner Outcome
  1. Hear directly former NEA panelists as they describe what they look for when reviewing grant applications.
  2. Gain insight and hear directly from federal officials about new and existing funding opportunities.
  3. See captivating visuals of funded exhibitions and other projects that were peer-reviewed and represent artistic excellence.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Anja Chavez
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Director of University Museums
Organization: 
Colgate University Museums
Presenter: 
Belinda Tate
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Presenter: 
Mark Masuoka
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Executive Director & CEO
Organization: 
Akron Art Museum
Presenter: 
Saralyn Hardy
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Marilyn Stokstad Director
Organization: 
Spencer Museum of Art - University of Kansas
Presenter: 
Wendy Clark
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Director, Museums, Visual Arts, and Indemnity
Organization: 
National Endowment for the Arts
Bio
Wendy Clark is the director of Museums, Visual Arts, and Indemnity at the National Endowment for the Arts. In this position, she manages the NEA's grant-making for museums and visual arts, and the program's special initiatives, such as the Blue Star Museums program. Clark has more than 20 years of experience managing various federal grant programs and special initiatives at the NEA.