Month: August 2017



Apply Now | The Deadline for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship is September 30

The crisp air of fall is coming. Turn a new leaf and jump-start your projects with NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship! NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship expands the fundraising capacity of individual artist projects and emerging arts organizations by allowing them to utilize NYFA’s 501c3 tax-exempt status. To be eligible, a project or organization must include a public benefit…

Conversations | Jodi Savitz on “Girl on Girl” and Femme Invisibility

We talk with the Fiscally Sponsored filmmaker about her feature-length documentary that follows the stories of feminine lesbians. There were moments in my late teens when I would occasionally wear Abercrombie distressed jeans with a ribbed tank-top in order to feel a bit ‘gayer’ […] it was never a style I wholly embraced or felt…

Recap | Takeaways from Fiscal Sponsorship’s Grant Writing Workshops

Enhance your grant writing skillset with these workshop takeaways. This summer NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship hosted a two-part Grant Writing Workshop to help artists build the skills needed for funding their own projects. In Part I: Analyzing Guidelines and Part II: Crafting a Proposal, artists from all disciplines learned resources and strategies for tackling grant writing. Read on…

NYFA Source | Hurricane Harvey Resources Round-Up

Artists in Texas and Louisiana, find information to aid in recovery here. Natural disasters are almost always overwhelming, and Hurricane Harvey has been no exception. We hope, though, that artists and their communities will take comfort in the fact that support is available from many sources. The National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response defined…

Highlights from the IAP Newsletter #96

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Here are this month’s highlights: An interview with Spanish artist and Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program alumnus Pablo Lerma, which was conducted by Judy Cai and Alicia Ehni. Featured event Brooklyn Book Festival, one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York…