Abbotsford Arts Council To Host Grant Writing Presentation

Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council presents “The Do’s and Don’ts of Grant Writing,” the first of eight presentations in the 2014 Art of Marketing Speaker Series, sponsored by the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce. The featured speaker will be Heidi Turner, Abbotsford-based freelance writer, 2013 Arty Award recipient and B.C. Regional Director of the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC). Heidi will discuss some of the vital things to do (and not do) when writing grant applications.

“The Dos and Don’ts of Grant Writing” will be held at 6:30PM on March 20, 2014 at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique, located at 2387 Ware Street in Abbotsford. Pre-registration is $15 for Abbotsford Arts Council members and $25 for non-members and possible online at or at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique. Space is limited. More information, including the entire speaker series schedule, can be viewed on

About the Abbotsford Arts Council
Established in 1972, the Abbotsford Arts Council acts as a resource for local artists while promoting the vision, creativity, and energy of the Abbotsford community through the arts. The Abbotsford Arts Council consists of members, volunteers and directors representing diverse artistic, economic, and cultural interests of community members of all ages. Nearly 70 local arts, heritage and culture organizations receive support under the umbrella of the Abbotsford Arts Council, and the talents of hundreds of local artists are showcased by the Abbotsford Arts Council each year at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique, the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series, the Arty Awards and the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair. To learn more about the Abbotsford Arts Council, visit
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