Operation Workshop


This is a hands-on grant writing workshop for artists, artistic projects and applications for residency programmes. The workshop aims at preparing you to submit better applications to the up-coming open calls. It is for applicants who want to develop their existing grant writing skills. Throughout Module #1 you will have to the opportunity to learn how to create a timeline and an efficient budget, and in Module #2 you will be able to exchange ideas and views with your peers, polish your application, and get equipped for your upcoming proposals.

Working topics include:
Module #1: Time, Budget, Tips and Tricks
– A focused timeline
– Focused and realistic budgeting
– Tips and tricks to avoid emergency expenditure
– Working with a sample application

Module #2: Hands-on Application Operation
– Requirements for a good proposal
– Making yourself a strong applicant
– Enriching and polishing your content
– Working on your application – peer evaluation

What to bring:
Proposals: Current, planned, or past; funded or unfunded; requests for proposals
Note-taking: Computer, paper and pens recommended

Who is it for:
Artists from all disciplines, art collectives, project curators, NGOs, grant writers, art managers who are currently (or soon will be) working on an application.

Duration of the course:
3-4 hours depending on the number of participants

2 June 2019, Sunday, 11.00-15.30 with 30 mins break (ending time will be adjusted depending on the number of participants)
Language: English

Min. 3 people

Workshop fee:
Early Bird Rate only for the Operation Workshop 95,20 EUR (incl. VAT) – Register by 29 May 2019
Regular rate only for the Operation Workshop 115 EUR (incl. VAT) – From 30 May 2019 on

Diagnosis Seminar + Operation Workshop, 2 days total 190,40 EUR (incl. VAT) – Register by 29 May 2019
Diagnosis Seminar + Operation Workshop, 2 days total 218,50 EUR (incl. VAT) – From 730 May 2019 on

Location: Lacuna Lab, Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44A 2.HH 1.OG, 10999 Berlin (Kreuzberg) (tbc)

For more information and registration