The hardest part about producing creative outputs is…money and time. It takes a lot of time to be able to find grants and resources for funding projects. A lot of the time you encounter issues with eligibility, qualifications, and making sure that all the elements of your application are solid.
Early on in my studies at the University of Minnesota, I had applied for several scholarships, internship opportunities, and grants to help shoulder the costs of my education and overall existence. Throughout this process I learned the following things:
Applying for grants and additional resources for funding play an important role in being able to afford creatives the time to produce creative outputs, which can be in the form of an album, painting, book, the list goes on! Sometimes the difficult part is feeling whether you feel qualified for these grants, which can also be a setback for many people. The thing is…you never know, and it never hurts to try. If you want to learn more about funding creativity, schedule a free consultation with us today!
Kristine Dizon is a multi-faceted performer, teacher, writer, author, linguist, and entrepreneur. She is Founder & CEO of the Music & Language Learning Center, The Modern Artist Project and co-founder of the Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival and American Single Reed Summit. She is an artist for Uebel Clarinets and Silverstein Works. Learn more at www.kristinedizon.com.