Icon Skills: Grant Writing with Emma Chaplin

How to write effective – and successful – grant applications.

Develop your ability to write effective and successful funding applications.

Whether for a conservation project, your own professional development, or wider cultural heritage projects that you are involved in, this workshop will give self-employed and employed conservators practical knowledge on how to make an effective bid.

Emma Chaplin (Consultant, and Director of the Association of Independent Museums 2018-2021), will lead the course. Content includes practical tips on writing a great application, dealing with success and failure, as well as advice from guest speaker Margaret Harrison (Programmes Manager at AIM) who will offer her perspective as a funder and grants assessor.

Course slides and materials will also be made available for attendees after the session. 

Learning outcomes include:

  • An understanding of how to ensure that you are applying for the right funding for the right project.
  • Practical guidance and support around preparing and writing a good funding application
  • A strong understanding of the grant funder assessor’s perspective.