Here are email and social media templates for common grant outreach. Some of these templates are also appropriate to use via Artizen messaging. Feel free to use, edit, or change these templates in anyway you like.


Social Media

Hare are templates to use for social media, messaging apps (WhatsApp, Telegram, etc), groups (Facebook Groups, Google Groups, etc), messaging on Artizen, and any other communication platforms.

OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Just opened submissions for our Grant_Name on Artizen, a community fund for artists. Love for you to submit a project. And please forward to friends. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

BECOME A GRANT SUPPORTER

Option #1
Support the Grant_Name and amplify your impact for Focus_of_Your_Grant. Harness the power of our community and become a grant supporter today: https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

Option #2
Support the Grant_Name and earn recognition as a community leader who cares about Focus_of_Your_Grant. Become a grant supporter today: https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

Option #3
Support the Grant_Name and discover the best in Focus_of_Your_Grant. Join our vibrant community and become grant supporter today: https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

ANNOUNCE FUNDING MILESTONE

Thrilled to announce we've reached $X,XXX for our Grant_Name. Thank you to all our grant supporters for funding the award! And submissions are still open for the grant. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

ANNOUNCE NEW ARTIST BENEFITS

Thanks to Supporter_Name for supporting our Grant_Name with a new artist benefit: Short_Description_of_Benefit. We're grateful for your contribution to our community owned grant. And submissions are still open. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

ANNOUNCE NEW SPONSORS

Thanks to Sponsor_Name for sponsoring our Grant_Name! We're grateful for your support of community funding for artists! And submissions are still open. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

ANNOUNCE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Excited to announce Board_Member_Name has joined the board of directors for our Grant_Name on Artizen. Honored to have their support! And submissions are still open. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

INVITE TO SHOWCASE

Join us this Date_Time for a showcase of the best projects submitted to our Grant_Name. Discover new work, upvote projects you love, and support the artists in our community. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT

Last chance to submit to our Grant_Name on Artizen, a community fund for artists. Submissions close on Date_and_Time. Please forward to friends. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name

CONGRATULATE GRANT WINNER

Congrats to Project_Title for winning our Grant_Name. It's an honor to support your work with a community funded grant! And submissions are now open for the next edition of the grant. https://www.artizen.fund/grant/Your-Grant-Name


Email Templates

Hare are templates to use for direct outreach to potential grant supporters, board members, and artists. Feel free to use, edit, or change these templates in anyway you like.

BECOME A GRANT SUPPORTER

Subject: Amplify your impact for Focus_of_Your_Grant

Hi Lead_Name,

Hope you're doing well. Add_Personalized_Message.

I’m a board member for the Grant_Name, a community fund for Focus_of_Your_Grant. We would love for you to join our community as a grant supporter!

Hosted on Artizen, the Grant_Name brings together community leaders to support new work from top artists and emerging talent. By pooling your resources with other community leaders, our grant allows you to amplify your impact and provide sustainable support for Focus_of_Your_Grant.

→ Join our Community as a Grant Supporter [ Link to Your Grant ]

Let me know if you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting to discuss more. And thank you for supporting Focus_of_Your_Grant!

Best,
Your_Name

CONTRIBUTE AN ARTIST BENEFIT

Subject: Artist benefits for Grant_Name

Hi Lead_Name,

Hope you're doing well. Add_Personalized_Message.

I'm a board member for the Grant_Name, a community fund for Focus_of_Your_Grant. Hosted on Artizen, the Grant_Name brings together community leaders to support new work from top artists and emerging talent.

I'd love to talk with you about contributing an artist benefit to our grant such as mentorship sessions or other in-kind services. By pooling your resources with other community leaders, Grant_Name allows you to amplify your impact and provide sustainable support for Focus_of_Your_Grant.

→ Visit Grant_Name [ Link to Your Grant ]

Let me know if you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting to discuss more. And thank you for supporting Focus_of_Your_Grant!

Best,
Your_Name

INVITE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Subject: Join our board of directors for Grant_Name

Hi Lead_Name,

Hope you're doing well. Add_Personalized_Message.

I’m a board member for the Grant_Name on Artizen, a community fund for Focus_of_Your_Grant. We would love for you to join the board of directors for the grant!

As a board member you'd have three main responsibilities:

  1. MANAGE: Help us curate projects and guide the vision for the grant

  2. PROMOTE: Help us promote the grant via social media, direct outreach, etc.

  3. GROW: Help us identify potential partners to support the grant with money, mentorship, in-kind services, or other artist benefits

We'd be honored for you to join us on this adventure. And if you're curious, click here to learn more about how Artizen Grants work.

Best,

Your_Name

INVITE ARTISTS TO PRESENT AT SHOWCASE

Subject: Welcome to the Showcase for Grant_Name

Hi Artist_Name

Congratulations! After careful consideration our board of directors have selected your project Project_Name to be featured at a showcase for some of the most promising work submitted to this edition of our Grant_Name. We received many submissions, but only selected a handful of projects which we feel exemplify the spirit of our grant.

NEXT STEPS

  1. Please respond to this email within the next 24 hours to accept our invitation.

  2. You must be available to present your project Showcase_Date_and_Time. Your presentation will be live streamed and recorded for our community of supporters.

  3. You must prepare and rehearse a polished 5 minute presentation about your project. You may use any application you like for your presentation, but we recommend you review Artizen's presentation guidelines.

If you have any questions please let us know. Very excited to have you as part of the showcase!

Best,

Your_Name

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