October 25, 2022 •
WALA’s Creative Entrepreneurs Series is a series for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business. Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, to contract and negotiation skills, and finally to taxes and understanding the grants process.
The series comprises of six sessions to be held on consecutive Tuesdays, starting Tuesday, September 20, 2022 and continuing through Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 11am – 1pm.
Session #6 ~ Grants
Presentation and Q & A with: Paul Marengo, CEO, Promethean Fundraising
Covered in this session:
(1) Are you ready for funding?
(2) What kind of questions will they ask me and What do I need to apply?
(3) What kinds of grants are there and where should I look for them?
(4) Once I get funded, what are the requirements and how do I manage my grant?
(5) Additional Resources
Paul Marengo is the CEO of Promethean Fundraising, a small boutique consulting firm that helps grassroots organizations become more competitive fundraisers. Mr. Marengo has 25+ years in non-profit organizational development.
In his career, Paul has been the Festival Director for DC Film Alliance, the Asian Pacific American Film Festival as well as the Volunteer Coordinator for DC Independent Film Festival, DC Underground Film Festival, Reel Affirmations, and now FilmFestDC. Further adding to his resume, Paul has been the event manager for organizations such as the Guerilla Film Festival and Reel Affirmations as well as a Theater Manager for the Washington Jewish Film Festival. Lastly, Paul has been a film judge for the NYC Independent Film Festival, The Washington West Film Festival, and Smart Philm Festival.
Visit Promethean Fundraising online at https://prometheanfundraising.org
The series is free for WALA members and $20 per workshop for non-members.
DateOctober 25, 2022
Time11:00am - 1:00pm