It’s early in the year–and just the right time to make your grant application calendar. Setting yourself up for wins means knowing: 1. To which funders you will apply;2. Who will be on your grant writing team;3. Who will be on the project team, should the grant be funded;4. When you should start writing the … More 10 Things to Consider When Making Your Grants Calendar
Your institution may be one that works with economically underprivileged and at-risk students. Once institutions open again (and who knows when that will be?) those students are going to need even more help. In addition, under-employed and out-of-work individuals will most likely enroll in community colleges. WISSEN is dedicated to helping such institutions submit grants … More Coronavirus & Grants: 30-min free consultations for community colleges and/or institutions of higher education with at-risk populations
At the end of May 2019 two 9’ x 9’ mosaics were unveiled on the façade of The Hartley Block, a mixed-use building located at 155 Lisbon St., Lewiston, Maine. The mosaics, both entitled After Marsden Hartley, depict interpretive details of two of Hartley’s paintings: Smelt Brook Falls (1937, St. Louis Art Museum) and Jotham’s … More Two Mosaics, Sparkling in the Sun
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As a grant writer, I love helping institutions win NEH awards. This time around, I experienced the joy of co-directing my own NEH summer seminar at Bowdoin College. What can $98,000 do for at two-week summer seminar? Two visiting scholars, all expenses paid; sixteen participants, flights and books paid; snacks for most days of the … More NEH Summer Seminar: Success!
Your math majors are passionate, but they might not want to become professors. Your science majors are excelling, but they might not want to enter into private industry. The NSF funds college and university STEM majors to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. Help your students find a fulfilling path–and our nation do a better … More Forging a Path for Math and Science Majors
Mayor Praises Mosaic Tile Public Art Coming to Lisbon Street February 11, 2019 LEWISTON – The developer of The Hartley Block, a 63-unit apartment building with retail space at Lisbon and Ash Streets in downtown Lewiston, announced today it has commissioned two 9- by 9-foot mosaic tile art installations at the street level of the … More Client The Szanton Company commissions public art in Lewiston, ME
I’m proud to report that my client, the University of Maine at Augusta, just received a $300,000 grant to reduce sexual assault, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus. Such a deserving campus. Congratulations, UMA!
I’m delighted to be the project manager to commission a work of art for an exterior building facade in Lewiston, Maine. The building, the Hartley Block, is being constructed on a site close to where the artist Marsden Hartley, in the early twentieth century, had his studio. Lewiston is an old mill town and has … More Mosaic Commission
NEH Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges Would your faculty like to strengthen humanities programs and/or humanistic approaches to non-humanities programs? This project must be organized around a core theme or set of topics. Goal of grant: Support community colleges in helping students achieve career paths by fostering the humanities Award: $100,000 Deadline: June 26, 2018 … More Humanities Funds for Community Colleges