2017 Halstead Grant Application Due August 1st

2017 Halstead Grant Logo The winner recieves $7500 cash; $1000 supplies; trip to Prescott, Arizona; signature Grant Finalist trophy; cover and feature spread in the new annual grant publication Reveal; feature profile and jewelry showcase in the next printed catalog; blog and video profile; press release assistance; feedback report from the judging committee.

Finalists receive $500 cash for Top 5 placement or $250 for Top 10 placement. Awards include: Coverage in the new annual grant publication Reveal; signature Grant Finalist trophy; blog profile; media exposure; press release assistance; feedback report from the judging committee.

Check out this 2017 video interview with Hilary Halstead Scott and prior Grant Winner Niki Grandics of ENJI Studio Jewelry discussing the grant application experience, what it’s like to win and how to keep growing your jewelry business.

Halstead president Hilary Halstead Scott introduced The Halstead Grant in 2006 as a way to bring the business plan concept to the jewelry community and encourage makers to establish clear goals and measurable steps towards self-sufficiency.

"It's amazing to see how much entries have changed in the decade (plus) that we have been sponsoring the grant. New jewelers are using their social media savvy to learn about their customers and engage with them in exciting ways to grow their businesses."

2016 guest judge Cathleen McCarthy of The Jewelry Loupe says, "I was really impressed with the artists. What they've done in such a short amount of time is mind-blowing and their goals are just as impressive."

Watch our video interview with Hilary Halstead Scott and prior Grant Winner Sam Skelton talking about how to build a jewelry collection. Get design tips and ideas on how to promote your work.





Download the Grant application now.


2016 Grant Finalists

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