Events: Resources, Support and Fundraising Tools for Artists Workshop at Ajira in Newark

Events: Resources, Support and Fundraising Tools for Artists Workshop at Ajira in Newark

Free NYFA Talk on Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) are pleased to present “Resources, Support, and Fundraising Tools for Artists.”

In this workshop, Sarah Corpron, a Program Officer from Artspire, NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program, will present on NYFA’s extensive fundraising and support programs available nationwide for individual artists and emerging arts organizations, across disciplines. Visual, performing, literary artists and filmmakers are all encouraged to attend.

Fiscal Sponsorship is a critical way for individual artists, artists’ collaborative projects, and emerging arts organizations in all disciplines  to apply for funding usually available only to organizations with 501©(3) nonprofit status.
NYFA Source is the most extensive national online directory of awards, services, and programs for artists. Listings include over 12,000 arts organizations, award programs, service programs, and publications for individual artists across the country.

Date: Thursday, August 14 2014, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

Location: Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Free and open to the public! For inquiries about this event contact Ridhi Shetty at Aljira: [email protected].

Sarah Corpron, Program Officer for Fiscal Sponsorship at New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA), has worked within the private and non-profit arts sector for the past 8 years. Prior to joining NYFA, Sarah was the Programs Director at Visual Art Exchange (VAE) in Raleigh, NC. At VAE Sarah managed multiple education and outreach programs for emerging artists as well as the training and organizing of an annual open-source creativity festival, SPARKcon. In addition to her work in the non-profit sector, Sarah also worked as artist liaison and events manager for a private fine art gallery, ArtSource, for over 3 years. ArtSource Gallery focused on connecting collectors with emerging southern regional contemporary artists, with a special emphasis on the unique art needs of corporate clients. Sarah earned her BA in Art History and her BA in History from Sweet Briar College in VA, as well as a Certificate on Non-Profit Management from Duke University’s Center for Continued Education. Throughout her career, Sarah’s professional focus has been to provide opportunities and resources for artists interested in career growth and project planning, something she is thrilled to continue doing in her role at NYFA.

Photo: Astonishing Adventure of All American Girl & The Scarlett Skunk, project director Charles Battersby, 2014 photograph by Isaiah Tanenbaum Theatrical Photography and Design.
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