Month: February 2019



Apply Now | Fiscal Sponsorship

Expand your resources and fundraising abilities with NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship. The next no-fee deadline to apply is March 31, 2019. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) strives to support artists of all disciplines by providing resources that help artists develop creative projects and organizations. Fundraising is critical to making your work, and we…

Event | Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers

Documentarian David Van Taylor will present on the topic on Thursday, March 21 at NYFA’s  office in Brooklyn. Fair use is a provision of the Copyright Act that allows certain uses of copyrighted works, such as making and distributing copies of protected material, without permission. Though it’s a very old concept, and was written into…

Monday Motivation | An Accomplished Resume

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When writing the description of your previous job experiences, don’t stop at just making a bullet point list of your tasks. Tell employers about how you exceeded expectations while tackling them and don’t be afraid to list your accomplishments beyond the scope of your…

Business of Art | 5 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Presence Now

Your audience is out there; help them find you and stay engaged. Marketing is an opportunity to shape the narrative about who you are and what you do. This framing from The Profitable Artist (Allworth Press, 2018) is especially relevant to social media, which allows you to define how you present yourself as an artist…

Apply Now | NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship: Out-of-Cycle Review

Apply by March 1 for expedited access to unique funding opportunities in New York State. Artists and non-profit organizations in New York State, did you know that funding from The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) can give you a leg up on making your artist project a reality? There’s one key step you need…