Guild Grant Application

Use this form to apply for a grant to be awarded in early 2018. The deadline is January 31, 2018.  Please review the grant program requirements before submitting. A preview copy of the application questions is available here.

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2018 MAFA Grant Application



  • Tell us who, what, where and when. Please be specific, and list any details (such as dates or locations) that are still to be determined.
  • Describe the goal(s) of this project in terms of one or more of MAFA’s organizational objectives: 1) To promote education in the fiber arts; 2) to plan, organize, and conduct fiber arts conferences; and 3) to facilitate communication among member guilds.
  • How will this project serve the public interest? Who will benefit? How many people will be reached?
  • Please state the experience level and any prerequisites expected of participants. What are the planned learning outcomes and how will those objectives be met?
  • How will the success of the project and its learning outcomes be evaluated?
  • How will the project or event be promoted, and how will MAFA’s financial assistance be acknowledged?

  • Please include Estimated Expenses (may be by category) and a Funding Plan. Your funding plan should account for: 1) funds requested from MAFA, 2) matching/additional funds, and 3) funds generated by the project itself (such as registration or supply fees). Note: Funding should equal expenses.
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  • Include any vendor discounts or in-kind contributions such as free use of a venue or workshop supplies.
  • If the project generates more revenue than the expenses, explain who will receive it and how will it be used?
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  • By submitting this application, I acknowledge that:
    • I have read and understood the grant program requirements on the MAFA website.
    • MAFA grant funds will be used solely for the purposes of the grant project outlined above and in accordance with MAFA guidelines.
    • Unless otherwise agreed to, any unspent funds will be returned to MAFA.*

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