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RFP/RFQ Basics - Applying for Projects
RFP/RFQ Basics - Applying for Projects

Sat, Jul 13



RFP/RFQ Basics - Applying for Projects

Led by Erin Stone (11:11 Projects)

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Jul 13, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT



About the event

Join us for a dynamic workshop tailored to help you navigate the intricacies of Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs) processes with confidence and finesse. Led by professionals with a wealth of experience in the arts and cultural sector, this workshop will provide invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance your success in applying to RFPs and RFQs:

  1. Understanding RFPs and RFQs: Gain clarity on the differences between RFPs and RFQs, and learn how to identify opportunities that align with your artistic practice and career goals.
  2. Crafting Compelling Applications: Receive expert guidance on how to develop persuasive proposals and qualifications statements that effectively communicate your artistic vision, skills, and qualifications.
  3. Researching Opportunities: Explore strategies for researching and identifying relevant RFP and RFQ opportunities across various sectors, including public art, community projects, and institutional commissions.
  4. Budgeting and Pricing: Learn best practices for budgeting and pricing your proposals, including calculating costs, determining fair compensation, and addressing financial considerations in your applications.
  5. Presentation and Portfolio Development: Discover tips and techniques for presenting your work and portfolio in a professional and engaging manner, both in written applications and during interviews or presentations.

In this workshop, you'll gain practical tools and insider knowledge to navigate the competitive landscape of RFPs and RFQs with confidence and success. Whether you're a sculptor, muralist, digital artist, or interdisciplinary creator, this workshop will empower you to seize new opportunities and advance your artistic career.

As you register for this workshop, you'll be asked a series of questions for data collection purposes. receiving this information from you assists 11:11  in receiving support to continue programsl ike this one. Please contact 11:11 Projects to request any special accomodations.

This workshops is led by Erin Stone

ERIN STONE is an arts administrator, curator and creative marketing specialist born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles and based out of Central Oregon. She is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of 11:11 Projects, a mission-driven organization dedicated to empowering communities through advocacy, public art production, and justice-centered programming.

She started her career teaching high-school, working with at-risk teens in special education. Erin received a degree in photography and visual communications and completed the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her photographic work and has over 15 years of experience in grassroots activism, event production, art curation, youth mentorship, and community development through the arts. 

With a passion for culture, representation, and story-telling, Erin's curatorial work has been published in The New Yorker, Artillery Magazine, Hyperallergic, LA Times and featured on Spectrum News and NPR.  Erin has received numerous civic awards of recognition for her work with 11:11 Projects and was named an Impact-Maker to Watch by City Impact Labs.  She proudly sits on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, which is dedicated to representing and celebrating the diversity within the independent film community. Erin is a photographer, mental health advocate, plant enthusiast, and along with her pit bull mix, Ash, an avid wanderer and traveler.

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