Robert Taylor Professional Grant Deadline this Sunday

Written by
AIGA Colorado
December 13, 2013

Have a con­fer­ence you want to attend? Training you want to par­tic­i­pate in? Want to start a spe­cial project but don’t have the cap­i­tal? Maximize your mem­ber­ship and grow your pas­sion for design with the Robert Taylor Professional Grant. We want to sup­port and nur­ture our design com­mu­nity by sup­port­ing you, our foun­da­tion mem­bers!  These funds are designed to help you gain a new skill, per­spec­tive, or income stream. This grant is just for you — our Sustaining and Supporting Members — to help fur­ther develop your career and meet your pro­fes­sional goals.

There is still time to apply! Applications are due by mid­night on Sunday, December 15, 2013. 


  • There will be one grant of up to $1,500 awarded in the win­ter of 2014.
  • Must be a cur­rent AIGA Colorado mem­ber at the Sustaining or Supporter level and reside and work 75%-100% of the time in Colorado.
  •  AIGA Board is not eli­gi­ble to apply.

How to apply:

  • Draft a pro­posal of 500 words or less about your project and goals. Tell us what you will use the funds for, what you will gain from it, and why it will ben­e­fit your career. Explain how you will share your expe­ri­ence with AIGA Colorado mem­bers when your project is under­way or completed.
  • Include your name, per­sonal address, phone, email, mem­ber­ship num­ber and work title, com­pany name, address and phone.
  • Send your pro­posal to the AIGA Colorado Robert Taylor Professional Grant Chair at by December 15, 2013.


The Board of Directors will review your request and award the Grants on February 15, 2014.

If you are awarded the Robert Taylor Grant:

  • After you’ve com­pleted your project, you will be required to share it. How you share it is up to you – but we encour­age you to write an arti­cle or pro­duce a video for the AIGA Colorado web­site, cre­ate a work­shop, or open your stu­dio for a night to talk about what you expe­ri­enced. If you have another for­mat to share your expe­ri­ence, just let us know. This must be done within 60 days of receiv­ing the grant.
  • When receiv­ing the Robert Taylor Grant funds, you agree to allow AIGA Colorado to pro­mote the grant by announc­ing you as the recip­i­ent and shar­ing your project and goals publicly.


Don’t miss out on this great oppor­tu­nity to earn some extra cash to fur­ther your career!


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