Wondering how and where to get funding for your next project or need advice on your grant proposal? Veteran grant writer and former SAW Video Director Penny McCann will be available for one-on-one 30-minute sessions. Eight slots available between 12 pm and 4 pm. Bring project descriptions ready for scrutiny - budgets and complete proposals are also welcome. Just in time for the City of Ottawa Arts Funding deadline January 14th, 2019.
Penny McCann’s contribution to the media arts spans over 25 years. As a media artist, Penny’s films and videos have been exhibited widely at festivals and galleries nationally and internationally. A veteran arts administrator, Penny served as Director of SAW Video from 2004 to 2018. In that role, she wrote countless grants, successfully increasing SAW Video’s operational funding, as well as earning for the centre two back-to-back Ontario Trillium Foundation grants in 2017. As an artist, she has received numerous grants and was recently awarded a Canada Council Research and Creation grant as well as a City of Ottawa A grant in Film and Video.