Month: January 2015



Literary Salon hosted by NYFA on Wednesday, February 11 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM

Readings by Kaitlyn Greenidge, Catherine Lacey, Amy Lawless, Ricardo Alberto Maldonado, Honor Molloy, & Carlos César Valle NYFA is thrilled to host our first Literary Salon on Wednesday, February 11 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This exciting new program was developed to serve our community of literary artists. Please join us for an evening…

“How to Make Your Grant Proposal Better than the Rest” Workshop on February 26

Grants Workshop Thursday February 26, 6-8 PM with Mary Kerr Presented by Mary Kerr, documentary film producer and Professional Development Program Manager at Creative Capital Foundation Mary Kerr has sat on both sides of the funding table: writing grants proposals for documentary film projects and non-profit media organizations, and participating in funding panels for the NEA, NYSCA,…

NYFA Board of Directors Elects Five New Members

NYFA is very pleased to announce the election of five new members to its Board of Directors: Filmmaker Mira Nair; Author Saïd Sayrafiezadeh; attorney Emily Kirsch, real estate broker Sharon Held, and William Draper, a Founding Director of the Exetor Group. These new Board Members represent not only extraordinary talent in their respective fields, but…

NYFA Closed Due to Winter Storm & Winter Storm Resources on NYFA Source

NYFA Closed, Program Updates, & Winter Storm Resources Due to significant weather and travel concerns for our staff, NYFA will be closing early today and will remain closed Tuesday, January 27.  For Fiscal Sponsorship Artists & Organizations: Payment requests for all Emerging Organizations will be processed on a delayed schedule. They are projected to be ready…

NYFA Proudly Announces the 2014 Artists’ Fellowships Awardees

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists’ Fellowship Program. The organization has awarded a total of $630,000 to 93 artists (including three collaborations) throughout New York State in the following disciplines: crafts/sculpture; digital/electronic art; non-fiction literature; poetry, and printmaking/drawing/artist books.   Fifteen finalists (three per discipline),…