For many artist, writing an application proposal for a grant, residency, seminar or workshop can seem overwhelming. Simply figuring out which particular program to apply to that fits your practice can be complicated and explaining your ideas clearly on an application form isn’t always easy.

There are several factors to keep in mind as you select a program to apply for, specifically your choice will be influenced by your artistic practice, the nature of the project you wish to undertake and your level of experience.

Before you start writing, you will want to spen