Funding Arts and Design: Advancing scholarship, education, and creative practice
Mar 18, 2021 3:00 P.M. EST
Ben Knapp, Founding Executive Director, Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)
And Professor, Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Melissa Menzer, Program Analyst in Research & Analysis, National Endownment for the Arts
Jesse A. Johnston, Senior Research Development Office, Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Michigan
The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) and the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech invited members from a2ru institutions to participate in the first in a projected series of interactive Zoom workshops to learn about and discuss funding strategies and opportunities in the arts and design. Panelists discussed critical aspects for successful proposals, potential avenues for funding, and ways to strengthen future proposals before answering participant questions.