Here’s What You Should be Applying for this Holiday Season

Here’s What You Should be Applying for this Holiday Season

We have deadlines coming up for three different NYFA programs 

Cozied up at home and enjoying a well-deserved break? Or are you already in full swing of planning your next year? You could get off to a great start by applying to the following NYFA programs with upcoming deadlines!

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST

As one of the oldest and most reputable programs in the country, NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship offers artists and artist-run organizations access to a large network of funding opportunities among a variety of benefits and services to increase the value of your fundraising efforts.
Find more details here.

NYFA’s Emerging Leaders Boot Camp

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 21, 2016, 11:59 PM EST 

NYFA’s Emerging Leaders Boot Camp is a free, year-long program that provides leadership training for up to 25 arts administrators in the New York City area. The program will focus on principles of leadership, personnel, board development, fundraising and strategic planning. Participants will be given skills that will assist them in their current roles in order to be more effective within their own organization, and in addition, they will also develop training that will help them assume leadership roles in the future.
Find more details here.

NYFA Artists’ Fellowships

Application Deadline: January 28, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST

Artists’ Fellowships, awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York for unrestricted use. Artists’ Fellowships are not project grants but are intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, regardless of the level of his or her artistic development.

2016 Artists’ Fellowship Categories

  • Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design
  • Choreography
  • Music/Sound
  • Photography
  • Playwriting/Screenwriting

Find more details here.

Good luck with your applications and Happy Holidays from the NYFA Team!

Image credit: David McQueen (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘11), Untitled Snowfall (detail), motor, steel, aluminum, plaster, plastic, 2005

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