Grant Writing | Siobhan Riordan

Siobhan Riordan, the exhibition associate for the Open Society Documentary Photography Project, will host a 2-day workshop on grant writing at this year’s Chobi Mela. The session draws from her experience at the Documentary Photography Project as a starting point for thinking about your own project proposals and funding opportunities. Participants will come away from the workshop having drafted and edited a new or updated proposal for one of their own current projects.


Workshop topics include:

- What to do before you get started

- Planning for the phases of grant writing

- Sample project proposal and budget

- An inside look at selection process timeline

- A hands-on proposal writing assignment


Siobhan Riordan is based in New York and works as the exhibition associate for the Documentary Photography Project at the Open Society Foundations where she helps develop and implement programs including the Moving Walls documentary photography exhibition. Dedicated to supporting documentary work, Siobhan previously oversaw communications and cultural development at VII, bringing narrative documentary content to global audiences by expanding social media strategy, coordinating agency communications and organizing exhibitions and events. As a photographer and communications coordinator on projects in Colombia and Uganda, she helped nonprofit organizations develop their online presence by producing original content. Siobhan spent a year in Indonesia teaching English as a second language after graduating from Rutgers University in 


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Duration: 2 days

DateJan 24 to 25, 2015

Seats: Booked