Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius: A Guide for Artists, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Kindred Spirits - Like a Creative Genius (Paperback)Brainard Carey (author)
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If you have a dream that needs backing, be it an art project, an invention, or even a business, this is the book for you. Brainard Carey offers advice with solid examples of how building relationships with sponsors, investors, grant-makers, and patrons is something every creative person can pursue. Carey draws from his extensive experience and interviews with others to show artists and creative people how to raise money without the use of crowdfunding platforms. Readers will learn how to articulate their funding needs, develop a campaign, and approach sponsors. Chapter topics include: Defining your funding goalsPitching a proposalWriting to someone you've never met beforeConversational tactics to help you ask for fundingMethods for keeping in touch with potential sponsorsReal examples of artists and entrepreneurs who succeeded in gaining the support of philanthropists and patronsAnd much more
With chapters divided between practical how-tos and case studies, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, offers readers both instructive and demonstrative lessons in making their next big project a reality. Everyone can do it with the right tools, and Carey offers an insider's guide to an otherwise daunting process.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 154 g
Dimensions: 156 x 156 x 10 mm