ROOTS Week 2017. Photo by Melisa Cardona
PROGRAM TIMELINE: SPRING 2022
March 31, 2022: Application Launch + Conversation of Intent & Proposal Coaching
——————————– Requests Begin
April 12, 2022: Proposal Support Call #1 (1:00 pm ET): The Proposal Narrative
—————————— – Register in advance for this call.
April 14, 2022: Proposal Support Call #2 (3:00 pm ET): The Budget Spreadsheet
April 15, 2022: Deadline to Request Proposal Coaching or Conversation of Intent
April 29, 2022: Application Deadline (5:00 pm ET)
July 2021: Award Notifications
HOW TO APPLY
The application period is now open! Please submit your application – including proposal narrative and budget attachments – through this form by Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5 pm ET.
Artistic Assistance Professional Development Proposal Narrative: Download the Word Doc
This Proposal Narrative document contains information about Alternative Format (video or audio) application submissions. Attach work samples to the application, and submit them as one complete file. Note: The file size must not exceed 25 MB.
Artistic Assistance Budget Template: Download the Excel Form
This Budget Template may be used for Artistic Assistance applications. You may also submit your own budget document.
To check your eligibility to apply for this round of Artistic Assistance, please click HERE.
Because we believe that proposal writing should not be a barrier to artists accessing funding, we offer several different supports:
Technical Assistance Calls
Technical Assistance Calls offer the opportunity to meet with staff and ask questions about the application and selection process.
Technical Assistance Call #1: Tuesday, April 12 at 1:00 pm ET
The Proposal Narrative Register in Advance for this call.
Technical Assistance Call #2: Thursday, April 14 at 3:00 pm ET
The Budget Form
Conversations of Intent
First-time applicants MUST schedule a Conversation of Intent. This is an opportunity to speak with a ROOTS staff member, one on one, about your proposed project. To schedule one, please submit a request using this form by Friday, April 15 at 5 pm ET.
ROOTS provides free proposal coaching for all applicants who request it. Proposal Coaches are hired consultants who are experts in the field and can help you gain insight into connecting your proposal to the program goals and objectives. Proposal Coaches cannot advise if your project will be selected.
To set up a proposal coaching session, please submit a request using this form by Friday, April 15 at 5 pm ET.
In addition to the application support listed above, we encourage you to utilize outside grant writing resources, including:
- The Foundation Center
- Georgia Center for Nonprofits
- The Grantsmanship Center
- Creative Capital: How To Write a Grant Proposal With Confidence: Translating Your Ideas on Paper
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-577-1079 x308.