Online Course: Writing Grant Proposals (June - August)

Due to popular demand, we are running this workshop again. This 7-week Online Course will help you seek and identify well-suited funding opportunities, research, plan and write stronger grant proposals.

Illustration by Emily Johnson.

Writing Grant Proposals

Writing Grant Proposals

'Writing Grant Proposals' is a 7-week online course designed to help artists identify well-suited funding opportunities, research, plan and write stronger grant proposals.

You will receive one on one feedback to assist you in developing clear writing skills for your artist biography and artist statement, and learning to make your professional CV and support material stand out from the rest.

"The whole exercise for me has been hugely beneficial and satisfying. It has enabled me to focus and clarify my mission and practice and also given me a huge boost in confidence, which has been missing for a long time". - Writing Grant Proposals participant 2019.

Duration: 7 weeks
Course dates: 23 June - 11 August 2020

Time: flexible, with new content released weekly

Enrolment closes: Registration closes 16 June 2020.

Access: Do you require access? What kind of access do you need? Please email with this information.

Capacity: Max. 30 students

Cost: $298 for Non-Members / $243 for NAVA members (GST incl.)

The Members price will only appear in the shop after logging in to the NAVA site.

About the Course Facilitator

Stephanie nova Milne

Stephanie nova Milne

Stephanie nova Milne is one half of the artist nova Milne, and co-founded their collective Ms&Mr. They’ve worked together since their chance encounter as teenagers before enrolling in art school, and currently live in Sydney and New York. 

nova Milne/Ms&Mr have been the beneficiaries of several grants and prizes, including the NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (formerly Helen Lempriere), Australia Council for the Arts New Work grants, and a Samstag Scholarship. International residency programs include Cité internationale des Arts (Paris), Bemis Center for the Arts (Omaha), and The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York. Solo exhibitions include the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace and The Physics Room. They have staged works in curated exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Performance Space (Sydney), The Kadist Foundation (Paris), MONA (Hobart), Gertrude Contemporary (Melbourne), The Ian Potter Museum of Art (Melbourne), and international touring exhibitions. Their work is represented in public collections, including the Centre Pompidou (Paris) and The Art Gallery of Western Australia. 

Stephanie holds a Master of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours First Class) from UNSW Art & Design and is a freelance academic.

Computing Requirements

Participants will need access to a computer and the internet, as well as basic knowledge of using the internet and functions of a website. No knowledge is required of web programming or coding as this course does not include technical instruction. 

Note: the speed of connection will affect the download speed of access to materials and content. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Participants are able to cancel their registration up to 7 days prior to the course start date by contacting NAVA. If cancellation occurs during the 7 days prior to the start date participants will be charged a 10% cancellation fee. There are no refunds for cancellation once the course has started.

For example

  • If you cancel participation 14 days prior to course starting – no cost
  • If you cancel participation 6 days prior to course starting – 10% fee
  • If you cancel after the course has started – no refund possible

NAVA Online Courses are in high demand and there will be no refunds of course registration fees once the course has started. Participants are expected to notify NAVA if they no longer wish to continue the course after the course start date.