Wednesday, May 22, 2013

This Thursday at CFEVA: Grantwriting for Artists

Grantwriting for Artists:

Learn how to Craft a Winning Proposal

Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 5:30 at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, 237 S 18th Street Suite 3A

Speaker: Ken Goldman, Senior Associate Vice President & Chief Philanthropic Officer, Drexel University
Ken Goldman has been a member of the fund raising profession for 30 years.  From 1983-1995, Ken raised money for arts-related organizations, first serving as a development officer for Wisconsin Public Radio in Madison, WI and Playhouse Square Center in Cleveland, OH, then becoming Director of Development for the Memphis, TN Symphony Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra in Orange County, CA, and the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation in Woodland Hills, CA.

Since 1996, Ken has worked in higher education fund raising, entirely at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.  Ken is currently the Senior Associate Vice President & Chief Philanthropic Officer.  In this role, Ken supports the fund raising efforts of the President and Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement, manages the Principal Gifts program, and oversees the Prospect Research team.

Ken had an additional role at Drexel as an Adjunct Instructor in the Arts Administration Program.  From 2000-2007, Ken taught the course entitled "Writing for the Arts," which primarily focused on grant writing.   Ken has a Bachelor's degree in English from Rutgers University and a Master's degree in Arts Administration from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Location:    CFEVA, 237 S 18th, Suite 3A

The program begins at 5:30 pm. This session is $12.00 general admission. Artists affilalated with The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and InLiquid  receive a $2 discount. Pre- Registration is required. Individuals who have not pre-registered are not guaranteed a seat. To reserve a space or to receive more information about The Center for Emerging Visual Artists or Direct Dialogues Lecture Series, please contact Genevieve Coutroubis, by phone (215) 546 - 7775 x 11 or by email

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