Month: February 2021



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Register Now | Impact Evaluation and How to Better Communicate It With Your Stakeholders

These two free online workshops, offered in partnership with Spark Impact, will take place in March and April 2021. Interested in learning more about impact as it relates to artists and arts organizations? New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce two free workshop offerings in partnership with Spark Impact, an organization…

Image: Headshots of "Women Leading the Music Industry" panelists Nikisha Bailey, Christal Jerez, and Marietta Ulacia.

Event | NYFA to Present “Women Leading the Music Industry” Virtual Panel Discussion on March 8

NYFA Programming Presented as Part of NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) “New York Music Month Extended Play.” On Monday, March 8 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will present “Women Leading the Music Industry,” a free virtual panel discussion as part of New York…

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Monday Motivation | Keep Them Reading!

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week First impressions are important when writing a cover letter, so do not underestimate the power of a good opening line. Make it memorable, creative, and related to the tone of the organization you’re applying to and role you’re applying for. Grab the hiring manager’s…

Image: In the center of the photograph is a female performer sitting on a saddle-like ceramic structure. The saddle structure is in the shape of a 2.5’ x 26’ wedge with another wedge mirroring it. We are viewing her profile. Her body position suggests movement forwards and backward while in each outstretched hands she grasps cotton twill tape which is attached to 2.5’ x 5' teardrop-shaped cloth fan blades anchored into the wedges.

Business of Art | Individual Giving 101

“This is basically dating, and when you’re dating, you’re not going to go from meeting someone to suddenly proposing marriage.” – NYFA Development Director Katherine Delaney Each year, Giving USA, an industry resource for charitable giving information, releases an infographic that breaks down giving from the previous year. It summarizes for us, the fundraisers and…