Month: October 2020



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Monday Motivation | Your First Resume

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week We all have to start somewhere so don’t panic when you begin writing your first resume and realize you have very minimal (or no) work experience. While you might not have been formally employed before, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any useful skills.…

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Register Now | Online Course: Learn How to Engage Your Stakeholders and Achieve Long Term Sustainability

This online course will offer fundraising strategies and delve deep into the importance of building and leveraging your Board of Directors in challenging times. Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) for its next online course “Learn How to Engage Your Stakeholders and Achieve Long Term Sustainability.” Designed for arts professionals and small nonprofit…

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Monday Motivation | Do Not Disturb

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Before COVID-19, job interviews took place mostly in person, minimizing the risk of distractions. But now that this very delicate and stressful part of job hunting has moved online, how can we make sure to give our full, undivided attention to interviewers? Unfortunately, while…

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Online Panel Discussion: Pivoting During the Pandemic

October 23 event is designed for staff and board members at nonprofit organizations who are seeking expertise to bring back to the workplace. Nonprofit organizations are shifting priorities, financial decisions, and strategies in the current climate. Some of them are filing for bankruptcy, others are considering mergers, and many are revising how to best serve their…

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Introducing | 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows, Finalists, and Panelists

NYFA has awarded $588,000 to 85 New York State artists working in Craft/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the 2020 recipients and finalists of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship program, which it has administered for the past 35 years with leadership support from…