Workshop: How to Smash a Project Grant

Monday June 12th, 6:30-8pm (Q&A to follow)

For: Ages 18+, no prior knowledge is needed.

Course Description:

Grant-writing can be intimidating. The forms! The questions! THE BUDGET! This workshop aims to empower you, the writer, by sharing the knowledge and tools you’ll need to SMASH your project grant. In this 90 minute crash-course, participants will explore the basics of any good project grant, breaking down the application process into manageable steps and leaving the session feeling capable and confident. Learn to articulate your project clearly and get funding to bring your art into the world!

About Instructor Jessica Lea Fleming:

Jessica Lea Fleming is of Métis (Wendat, Anishinaabe and French) and Scottish descent, from Penetanguishene, Ontario. She is a writer, dramaturge, producer, director and arts manager based in Toronto and Hamilton. Jessica currently works as the Operations Manager for the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, as the Georgian Bay Community Liaison for the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance, and as a Producer for Factory Media Centre’s Traditional Recipes: Food and Filmmaking project. Jessica recently completed post-production on her first short film Scales, and hopes to premiere it at festivals this year!

Members: $10
Non-members: $20

Please feel free to bring:
– Your notebook or laptop
– A copy of a previous grant application you’d like feedback on (if applicable)

Enrollment is limited. Please call us at 905-577-9191 with your credit card information or register through PayPal using the button below. Questions? Email

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