Grant Writing


I write grants to increase access in the arts for audiences and artists.


I would love to support you with grant writing, editing, or consultation. Please get in touch and we’ll create a plan that fits your budget, timeline, and goals. Check out my previous grant awards below. 


Nonprofits:


Alice M. Ditson Fund: Organizational Support (February 2024)
$2,000 for the Resonance Collective’s 2024 N.E.O. Voice Festival.

J.M. Kaplan Fund
(January 2024)
$2,000 for Renegade Opera’s general operations.

Bancroft Family Foundation
(January 2024)
$24,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation Grant
(December 2023)
$15,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

Regional Arts and Culture Council: Arts3C Grant (December 2023)
$5,000 for Renegade Opera’s 2024 New Works Festival.

Ann Peppers Foundation Grant (December 2023)
$15,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations in the 2024 fiscal year. 

Colburn Foundation: Board Recommended Grant (September 2023)
$5,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture: Organizational Grant Program (July 2023)
$19,800 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations in the 2023-24 season. 

Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture: Creative Recovery LA Grant (June 2023)
$42,955 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

J.M. Kaplan Fund: Discretionary Grant (January 2023)
$2,000 for Renegade Opera’s 2023 season.

Multnomah County Cultural Coalition: 2023 Community Cultural Participation Grant (December 2022)
$2,250 for Renegade Opera’s 2023 season.

Ann Peppers Foundation Grant (December 2022)
$10,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

Morris A. Hazan Family Foundation Grant (December 2022)
$10,000 for Renegade Opera’s general operations.

Oregon Community Foundation: Small Arts and Culture Grant (December 2022)
$5,000 for Renegade Opera’s general operating costs in the 2023 season.

Perenchio Foundation: Multi-Year Operating Support Grant (October 2022)
$186,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations over a three year period. 

Colburn Foundation: Board Recommended Grant (September 2022)
$5,000 for Urban Voices Project’s general operations.

Collins Foundation: Responsive Grantmaking Program (June 2022)
$5,000 to support Renegade Opera’s 2022 production, Tito.

Regional Arts and Culture Council: Make | Learn | Build Grant (November 2021)
$3,000 to support Renegade Opera in filing for 501(c)(3) status.

Collins Foundation: COVID-19 Emergency Response Program (July 2021)
$5,000 to support Renegade Opera’s 2021 production, Orfeo in Underland.

Regional Arts and Culture Council: Make | Learn | Build Grant (May 2021)
$3,000 to support Renegade Opera’s 2021 production, Orfeo in Underland.

Oregon Community Foundation: Advised Fund Grant (May 2021)
$1,260 to support Renegade Opera’s 2021 production, Orfeo in Underland.

Oregon Community Foundation: Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Program (July 2020)
$5,000 to support Renegade Opera’s 2020 digital opera project, The Secret Diaries of Pennsylvania Avenue.


Projects:


Third Angle New Music Guest Creative Director Program (November 2023)
$15,000 to produce the Resonance Collective’s Original Works Program’s project: SAMA

California Institute of the Arts: Herb Alpert School of Music Student Project Fund (May 2023)
$500 to support a workshop performance of my in-progress chamber opera, ORPHEUS/OVID

California Institute of the Arts: Student Union Grants (2023 + 2022)
Interdisciplinary Project Grant: $260 to support the production of HERE BE SIRENS by Kate Soper (March 2023). 
Mid-Res Grant: $200 to support my Mid-Residence MFA Recital (November 2022). 
Metier Grant: $150 to support the performance of my original piece “Dollhouse” in Dada Din-Din (May 2022). 

California Institute of the Arts: Interdisciplinary Grant (November 2021)
$1,500 to support Dada Din-Din, a Futurist dinner party with Dada-inspired entertainment.

Reed College: Jim Kahan Summer Performance Fellowship (Summer 2018)
$4,500 to research how gender-play throughout opera history reflected concurrent conceptions of gender.

Reed College: Opportunity Grant (Summer 2017)
$1,500 to work with the University of Michigan’s archaeological excavation site, the Gabii Project (Rome).