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May 2024

Connecting Resources to Ideas: Grant Strategies for Creatives

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Pay-What-You-Wish

Do you have big ideas that need even bigger funding? This workshop will guide you on how to identify the right grants for your vision, build strategic narratives and budgets, give you tips on how to build relationships with funders, and set you on a path to be a successful fundraiser. It is designed for artists looking to fund their next artistic endeavor, collaborative commission, or fiscally sponsored project. If you’ve never written a grant and are looking for a…

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June 2024

Magazine and Journal Submissions: Making Your Best Case for Publication

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online
Pay-What-You-Wish

One of the best ways for literary artists to build a sustainable practice is publishing one’s work in print and online venues. The submission process can feel tedious and frustrating, but we’re here to help demystify it. We invite you to join us remotely for “Magazine and Journal Submissions: Making Your Best Case for Publication,” a pay-what-you-wish conversation moderated by writer Kyle Carrero Lopez with writer-editors Kamikaze Jones and Rita Mookerjee. Attendees will have time to ask questions, and will…

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Applying for Affordable Housing in NYC

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? The Entertainment Community Fund and NYFA are thrilled to present an "Applying for Affordable Housing in NYC" seminar to help participants get organized so they can be best prepared to take advantage of opportunities to apply. During this event, we will explain the application process in simple steps to help applicants avoid common mistakes and include resources and information to support immigrant artists in applying for these opportunities.…

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Apply Now: The Ryan Hudak LGBTQ+ Dramatic Writing Award

June 18 @ 5:00 pm

The Ryan Hudak LGBTQ+ Dramatic Writing Award is an $8,000 cash grant to be awarded to one (1) New York State-based playwright or screenwriter who self-identifies as LGBTQ+. The Award honors the life and work of Ryan Hudak, a gay playwright, theater maker, filmmaker, and a valued member of NYFA’s staff who served on the executive and development teams. Tragically, Ryan passed away in May 2022 after a long battle with Leukemia at the age of 32. The Award is…

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Demystifying Dance Making – From the Studio to the Stage!

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Once choreographers and dance makers bring their ideas to life and onto a stage, they often come to a realization that there are more steps to take in order to maintain the momentum of their project. In this pay-what-you-wish online event, Founder and Artistic Director of RudduR Dance and NYFA Board member Christopher Rudd will lead a conversation with established choreographers Stefanie Batten Bland and Andrea Miller to discuss: -how to locate opportunities to sustain one’s practice (ex. fellowships, residencies,…

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