NYFA Source | Inaugural Programs Round-Up

NYFA Source | Inaugural Programs Round-Up

Turn a new leaf in your arts career by applying to brand-new programs for artists and arts professionals.

NYFA Source is the nation’s largest online arts database, providing over 12,000 resources and opportunities for artists of all disciplines and those working in the arts. NYFA Staff works to continually expand the database’s offerings of awards, services, and more, including programs that have recently launched. Below, you’ll find a few programs that are celebrating their first cycle in 2017.

To start using NYFA Source, you can take the tutorial on How to Use NYFA Source, or you can jump right in with the NYFA Source Search page. You can narrow your search by award, discipline, location, or other criteria, being sure to select “Next” at the bottom of each tab.

Selected Inaugural Programs

Here are a few opportunities with upcoming deadlines:

  • Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis: 
    • PNC Arts Alive Diversity Fellow–Post-Undergraduate
      • Deadline: July 31, 2017 
    • PNC Arts Alive Diversity Fellow–Undergraduate
      • Deadline: March 12, 2018
    • These programs are designed to offer young people the opportunity to gain experience in the museum and arts administration professions. The fellowship encourages young people from groups and/or cultural backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in the arts professions to take on prominent roles in—and shape the future of—arts institutions. 
  • Community Foundation of Louisville: Hadley Creatives
    • Deadline: August 4, 2017
    • Hadley Creatives is a 6-month learning and engagement experience for artists in the greater Louisville area who are at a pivotal point in their careers, featuring a curriculum developed in partnership with Creative Capital.
  • International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP): Indigenous Artist’s Residency at ISCP
    • Deadline: August 15, 2017
    • ISCP invites professional visual artists who are First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples to apply for a six-month residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program. Applicants must be eligible to receive funding as Indigenous artists from the Canada Council for the Arts.
  • CERF+: Artists “Get Ready” Grants
    • Deadlines: August 15, 2017 and November 15, 2017
    • CERF+ will award “Get Ready” Grants of up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines in two grant cycles. The “Get Ready” Grant Program encourages awareness of and provides funding for artists to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers, and implement other safety measures to help artists build and sustain strong and resilient careers.
  • Corning Museum of Glass: David Whitehouse Artist Residency for Research 
    • Deadline: August 31, 2017
    • The David Whitehouse Artist Residency for Research is open to artists who want to utilize the Museum’s resources. This residency gives artists the opportunity to deep dive into topics and further their knowledge or to provide research for a project.

To find more opportunities, use NYFA Source, a free searchable database of 12,000+ awards, residencies, and services. Sign up for our free bi-weekly e-newsletter, NYFA News, to receive articles about the Business of Art along with upcoming programs and services.

– Mirielle Clifford, Program Officer, Online Resources

Image: Pascual Jaime Sisto (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘17)

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