Writers Reminder

Since 1993 serving Writers with free information they can use.







9. WRITING CLASSES, RETREATS

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Frances Tuttle Technology Center

Francis Tuttle offers MANY Classes of interest to writers, and most of these classes are taught by people with names we know and recognize in the industry.

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Maria Veres writing classes 

“The Joy of Writing” at Francis Tuttle

I love working at Francis Tuttle and will continue to offer “The Joy of Writing,” “Getting Started on a Poem,” and possibly some new shorter classes down the road. 

To be on Maria’s email list, contact Veres Maria <mariaveres@att.net>


Sign up online at francistuttle.edu, or by phone at 405-717-4900.


You can learn more about classes as well as sign up for them at www.francistuttle.edu. Click on “Course Offerings” then “Adult & Career Development.” Writing classes are listed under "Creative Arts."

A few of you have asked about my class on how to publish your writing. I'm pondering ways to re-work this class, possibly breaking it up into two or more shorter courses. I will keep you posted. If you're looking for publishing help immediately, e-mail me and I'll refer you to other resources.

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GRANT INFORMATION

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Oklahoma Tribes Can Preserve Traditions through Cultural Grant Program 

Artists who are members of an American Indian tribe in Oklahoma may be eligible to apply for Cultural Capital Grants of up to $5,000 through the First Peoples Fund, an organization with a mission to honor and support artists and culture bearers of Native communities.

The Cultural Capital program assists artists in developing local networks for leveraging resources and provides artists the technical assistance and capacity building support needed by the master artist or teacher. The goal of Cultural Capital projects should be to impact the next generation through documenting and passing along knowledge and serving as cultural resources.

Deadline to apply is September 5.

Learn about the Cultural Capital Grant Program.

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Grant Writer wanted

I am looking for a grant writer that helps write grants for business, one that's not TOO EXPENSIVE--reasonable price please.  Looking for someone to be a grant writer for a restaurant business.  Thank you

Antoinette L. Roach <antoinroach@aol.com>

May your troubles be less, your blessings more, and may nothing but happiness, come through your door.

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Grant Opportunities for Oklahoma Higher Education

Coordination for grant writing and external funding technical assistance...an information resource for Oklahoma higher education grant writers.

http://www.okhighered.org/grant-opps/

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Mid-America Grants for Artists, Organizations 

Deadlines: Various

Oklahoma artists and organizations are encouraged to discover funding available from the Mid-America Arts Alliance for touring programs, professional development, and creation of new artwork. 

For details about each of these grant opportunities visit the

 Mid-America Arts Alliance website at 

http://www.maaa.org/SiteResources/Data/Templates/t8.asp?docid=514&DocName=HOME

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Grant Information

Government grants are funds and money that individuals and organizations receive from the government to stimulate and maintain a strong economy.


There are many types of grants available. First things first you need to decide where you want to solicit the funds from in order to increase your chances for approval. Applying to the wrong foundations and grant offers is not only time consuming, it can be very disheartening when your request is denied. This process can be facilitated by the use of grant kits or consultants that aid in the process of finding grants and filling out the applications. In fact many of these have free trials, so the additional help doesn’t even cost you anything. However, if you are ambitious and willing to go it on your own, there is a wealth of information on the internet regarding available grants and filling out the grant applications.


There are essentially three types of grant groups: government, corporate, and non-profit organizations.


The US government, on its numerous authority levels, offers the public grants for a variety of different causes. Most common are Small Business Grants, Grants For College, Grants For Minorities, Home Grants, and Women’s Grants.


for more info: http://governmentgrant.com/grant-information