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Image: Photograph of a large sculptural art installation in a park, with a river behind it

Apply Now: Expand Your Fundraising Abilities with NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship

Our next no-fee application deadline is March 31. Funding is a vital part of project development. Artists seeking to fundraise for their own creative projects should consider applying to NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program to expand their fundraising possibilities. What does it mean for NYFA to fiscally sponsor your project? NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship is a fundraising…

Adriana Portela conducts the all-female, samba reggae drumming bands Dida & Fogo Azul

Announcing: 2022 NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre Recipients

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Awarded a Combined $2 Million in Funding to 89 Projects The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) has announced the selection of 89 projects, led by female-identifying creatives, that will receive finishing grants in the third round of the NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. The…

Still frame from a black and white video: fingers smear water over a wooden surface. Subtitles in the middle of the frame read in Spanish (pink text): "¡hay regals para todo!" and in English (yellow text): "everything has some rules!"

What Artists and Creatives Need to Know this Tax Season

Experts from Brass Taxes cover tax season fundamentals. Do you find tax season stressful and unnecessarily confusing? It’s not just you! This post shares insights from Brass Taxes, a team of tax preparers who deliver personalized tax guidance to freelancers and artists.  You as a Person vs You as a Business As an individual taxpayer…

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Molaundo Jones is Ready to Tackle Your Arts Marketing Questions

How our newest NYFA Coach can help you manage your digital marketing presence. Marketing is one of the most important things we do as artists and cultural workers. At best, it’s a way to share our work with the world; connect with peers and mentors; and cultivate opportunities in line with our dream artistic lives.…

Image: Tiffany Smith (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’18), Plant Life (Installation view), 2017, Multimedia installation with interactive photo set. On the wall to the left, there are framed photographs, video on monitor, and custom designed wallpaper. The rest of the room is filled with live and artificial plants, macrame plant hangers, readymade furniture pieces and garden decor items.

Monday Motivation | “Tell Me About Yourself”

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Many interviewees dread the seemingly innocent question, “Tell me about yourself.” That’s why we’re sharing a few tips from Alison Green, author of Ask a Manager. Green explains that interviewees are trying to get a sense of how you see yourself as a professional.…