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December 2022

Behind the Scenes of a Grant Panel

December 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Online
Free

"Behind the Scenes of a Grant Panel," presented by NYFA and Torpedo Factory Art Center, will take place on Instagram live. Tune in on IG Live @nyfacurrent or @torpedofactory to watch! An opportunity for Q & A will be provided. Event Description: What do panelists look for when deciding who gets an award or grant? And what actually happens behind the scenes of a grant panel? Drawing upon the expertise of Judy Cai, former NYFA Grants Director and current Grants…

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Demystifying NFTs: The Award Exhibition

December 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022
ChaShaMa’s 266 W. 37 Street Presentation Space, 266 W. 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
Free

NYFA, in partnership with artist and technologist Laura Ó Reilly, is pleased to present Demystifying NFTs: The Award Exhibition, on view from December 15-31, 2022 in the Voxels metaverse at Technology Gap’s community center and exhibition space BRIDGE++ and at ChaShaMa’s 266 W. 37 Street presentation space in Manhattan. The exhibition, which will be live streaming in the metaverse 24/7, will be celebrated in the Voxels metaverse on Thursday, December 15 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST. There is…

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Info Session: NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Written Statements (All Categories)

December 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
Free

This information session will cover Written Statements for the 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship cycle. Join NYFA for a summary of the application requirements, a review of all written statements, and a live Q&A. You will receive the Zoom link via email for this virtual info session upon registration. If you did not receive a link, please make sure your email is entered correctly and check your spam folder! Register

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Apply: NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship

December 31, 2022

Fiscal Sponsorship is a fundraising and administrative tool that allows your project to use NYFA’s 501c3 nonprofit status to fundraise for your own project. With the support of NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, you can: Apply for funding from government, foundation, and corporate grants traditionally restricted to 501c3 organizations. -Offer the incentive of a tax-deduction to attract individual donors. -Receive consultation services with NYFA staff at no cost. -Receive fiduciary oversight and financial record-keeping. -Create a personalized fundraising page on nyfa.org. Click…

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January 2023

Apply: Queens Arts Fund

January 5 @ 5:00 pm

Queens Arts Fund (QAF) offers project-based grants to Queens-based artists, artist collectives, and small non-profit organizations to support the local production of artwork and cultural programs that highlight, engage, and bolster the diverse communities of the Queens borough. Please click here for details and to apply. Grants will be given in the following categories: -Arts Access Grant: For Queens-based small-budget 501c3 nonprofit organizations or unincorporated artist collectives: The Arts Access Grant supports community-based organizations and collectives in their efforts to…

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Apply: Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

January 13 @ 5:00 pm

This national program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies to artists in financial need who are creating in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography and live in the United States, the District of Columbia, a Tribal Nation, or a U.S. Territory. In Cycle 16, funds may be requested for emergencies occurring April 1, 2022 and later. Grants may be requested for expenses already paid, pending, or for treatment the…

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The Profitable Artist: Strategies for Your Arts Practice

January 19 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Central Library – Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
Free

NYFA is pleased to invite artists, creatives, and performers of all disciplines to join this free IN-PERSON workshop at Brooklyn Public Library to support your creative practice. Drawing upon principles from The Profitable Artist (Allworth Press, 2018), a book that delves into “best practices” to planning and organizing an arts career, participants will explore tools to support their professional development alongside NYFA’s expert staff members. Note: you do not need to read the book prior to joining! This workshop will…

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Fundraising Energy: Using Events to Engage Donors

January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online
$15 – $20

Events are a wonderful way to celebrate the culmination of a large project. They are also important tools for building momentum around your work during its creation. In this presentation, Kimberly Goodis, former Senior Program Officer of Individual Giving at NYFA, will share key strategies for artists planning fundraising events this year. Join us and learn tips for planning in-person, virtual, and hybrid events, and discover how these tools can work in tandem with your project development to maximize its…

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Apply: NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

January 25 @ 5:00 pm
Image: A pale yellow, white painting that is about the size of one's torso. In it there are small, subtle fragmented marks that suggest buried information that is slightly peeking through. Within it in the middle, is a figure, barely present and seen in profile. The person faces the left side of the canvas and takes up the entire vertical length of the painting. He steps forward.

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $8,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. It is not a project grant, but is intended to fund an artist's vision or voice, at all levels of their artistic development. The following categories will be reviewed in the 2023 Cycle: Craft/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts. Apply

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All Things Immigration for Creative Workers: Options for Immigrant Artists and Creatives

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online
Free

Are you an immigrant artist, creative, entertainer, and/or entrepreneur who wants to pursue an artistic career and remain in the United States, and are eager to understand what your legal options are? Want to explore strategies for your visa applications? In this pay-what-you-wish virtual program, immigration attorney Michael Cataliotti will explain legal options for creative workers, go through some of the frequently asked questions, and answer questions live from the audience (you!). Presented by the Immigrant Artist Resource Center (NYC),…

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