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May 2024

Part 2: How to Form a Nonprofit? A Nuts and Bolts Presentation

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
Free

Are you an artist ready to form a nonprofit organization and need support getting started? Want to learn the nuts and bolts of filing for a nonprofit and requirements before filing? Join us for a presentation with Amy Lehman, Director of Legal Services, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, who will share her expertise on how to: -Form a nonprofit organization -File/register for nonprofit status -Understand the costs and workload involved before filing, and what happens after the nonprofit is created…

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Community Conversation: How Can I Grow in My Artistic Career as an Immigrant Artist on Staten Island?

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Stapleton Library, 132 Canal Street
Staten Island, NY 10304
Free

Join NYFA and Staten Island Arts as we explore the question: How can I grow in my artistic career as an immigrant artist on Staten Island? This conversation will gather immigrant artists across Staten Island to share the areas of opportunity and challenges they face related to their creative and cultural practices. NYFA will share an overview of their free and low-cost programs and resources relevant to immigrant artists, such as Immigrant Artist Resource Center and Mentoring Program Light refreshments…

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Conversación Comunitaria: ¿Cómo Puedo Crecer en mi Carrera Artística como Artista Inmigrante en Staten Island?

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Stapleton Library, 132 Canal Street
Staten Island, NY 10304
Free

Únase a nosotros mientras exploramos la pregunta: ¿Cómo puedo crecer en mi carrera artística como artista inmigrante en Staten Island? En asociación con Staten Island Arts, esta conversación reunirá a artistas inmigrantes de todo Staten Island para compartir oportunidades y abordar las áreas de oportunidad y desafíos que enfrentan en relación con sus prácticas creativas y culturales. La NYFA compartirá una descripción general de sus programas y recursos gratuitos y de bajo costo relevantes para los artistas inmigrantes, como el…

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Apply Now: Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

May 17 @ 5:00 pm

The Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants 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 24, funds may be requested for emergencies occurring October 1, 2023 and later. Grants may be requested for expenses already paid, pending, or…

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Apply Now: Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

May 17 @ 5:00 pm

This national program provides one-time grants of up to $3,000 to professional dancers in need, who are in dire financial emergency. You must demonstrate an urgent and critical need for emergency support in your application, and live in the United States, the District of Columbia, a Tribal Nation, or a U.S. Territory. The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants program is made possible through the support of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. NYFA is accepting applications now through Friday, May 17, 5:00 PM…

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Apply Now: The JGS Fellowship for Photography

May 21 @ 5:00 pm

The JGS Fellowship for Photography is a $8,000 cash grant open to New York State photography artists living and working outside of New York City anywhere in the following New York State regions: Western New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Hudson Valley and Long Island. The Fellowship is awarded to 5 artists working in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photographic techniques are pivotal. The support for this…

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Info Session: The Ryan Hudak LGBTQ+ Dramatic Writing Award

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 is open playwrights and screenwriters who live in New York State, including those who live within the five boroughs of New York City. The NYFA Grant’s team will be hosting a virtual information session over Zoom designed to help applicants build a strong application. The one-hour session will include an…

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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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