New York Foundation  for the Arts (NYFA)         NYFA.orgArtspire, a Program of NYFA       Artspire.org
MissionThe New York Foundation forthe Arts mission is toempower artists at criticalstages in their creative lives.
Mission“From Inspiration to Art”• NYFA is the largest provider of information  and services to artists in the United State...
NYFA’s Services for Artists              • Classifieds                 – Job Listings                 – Opportunities &   ...
“For Artists” Tab         • Start here         • Use to navigate           resources and           services on nyfa.org
NYFA Classifieds        Job listings        Events, Opportunities, Services
NYFA Current Magazine           • Published twice a             month online           • Features artists             writ...
NYFA LearningProfessional Development for           Artists              • Workshops, panels,                and conferenc...
NYFA PodcastsProfessional Development for           Artists             • Video recording of               workshops and p...
NYFA Source• NYFA Source is a national directory of  awards, services, and publications• Listings include:  • Over 4,200 a...
NYFA Source       • Search:         –   Awards         –   Discipline         –   Location         –   Deadline         – ...
NYFA Source      • Begin with a broad        search      • Search in several        categories to narrow        results   ...
NYFA Source      • Competitive awards &        grants for artists         – Cash grants/monetary           awards         ...
NYFA Source      • Services         – Arts Education         – Career Resources         – Funding/Fundraising/           F...
NYFA Source
NYFA Source      • Create free login and        password      • Flag Items      • Save them to your        portfolio
NYFA SourceSample Live Searchwww.nyfa.org/source
NYFA Source      • Emergency Resources        – Emergency Funders for          Financial Needs        – Job Posting Websit...
NYFA Source      •Professional      Development        –Organizations,        workshops, conferences,        information s...
NYFA Source
NYFA Source      • Business of Art        Articles        – Articles and interviews          pertaining to the          bu...
NYFA Source      • NYFA Source Online        and Phone Support        – Call toll-free          800.232.2789           • (...
Artspire Fiscal SponsorshipArtspire is NYFA’s new, national sub-brand
Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship• Created to help individual artists and artist  run organizations gain access to funding• Not ...
Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship              • Unlimited phone calls,                emails, and review of                gran...
Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship• Application is free• Deadlines to apply: June 30, September 30, December 31,  and March 31• P...
Thank you!             NYFA.org            Artspire.org                  Eleanor WhitneyProgram Officer, External Affairs,...
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NYFA Services and Resources Presentation

  1. 1. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) NYFA.orgArtspire, a Program of NYFA Artspire.org
  2. 2. MissionThe New York Foundation forthe Arts mission is toempower artists at criticalstages in their creative lives.
  3. 3. Mission“From Inspiration to Art”• NYFA is the largest provider of information and services to artists in the United States• Founded in 1971 NYFA helps the arts thrive through our many programs and services for artists and emerging arts organizations
  4. 4. NYFA’s Services for Artists • Classifieds – Job Listings – Opportunities & Services • NYFA Current Magazine • Artist Learning • Podcasts • Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship • NYFA Source Database
  5. 5. “For Artists” Tab • Start here • Use to navigate resources and services on nyfa.org
  6. 6. NYFA Classifieds Job listings Events, Opportunities, Services
  7. 7. NYFA Current Magazine • Published twice a month online • Features artists writing about art • Monthly Artist’s Life video podcast • “Headlines and Deadlines” – Selected deadlines and opportunities
  8. 8. NYFA LearningProfessional Development for Artists • Workshops, panels, and conferences • For artists in all disciplines • Doctor’s Hours – Individual consultation sessions with curators, gallerists, and critics
  9. 9. NYFA PodcastsProfessional Development for Artists • Video recording of workshops and panels from 2009 to present • Variety of disciplines • Watch free online • Subjects include: – From film festival to distribution – Essential tools for grant writing – Legal issues for dance companies
  10. 10. NYFA Source• NYFA Source is a national directory of awards, services, and publications• Listings include: • Over 4,200 arts organizations and service programs • Over 2,900 award programs • Over 900 publications• More programs are added every day
  11. 11. NYFA Source • Search: – Awards – Discipline – Location – Deadline – Services – Organization – Keyword – Other Criteria
  12. 12. NYFA Source • Begin with a broad search • Search in several categories to narrow results – Ex. Award- “Cash grants” and Discipline “Dance”
  13. 13. NYFA Source • Competitive awards & grants for artists – Cash grants/monetary awards – Emergency Grants – Student Scholarships – Artist Communities/ Artist- in-residence programs – Space Awards (Live and/or work) – Equipment Access Awards – Apprenticeship/ Professional Development Programs – Honorary Prizes
  14. 14. NYFA Source • Services – Arts Education – Career Resources – Funding/Fundraising/ Finance – Arts Professionals and Equipment Insurance – Space (Information and Rentals) – Exhibition/ Presentation/Publishing – Accessibility for Special Audiences • All have sub-categories to refine search
  15. 15. NYFA Source
  16. 16. NYFA Source • Create free login and password • Flag Items • Save them to your portfolio
  17. 17. NYFA SourceSample Live Searchwww.nyfa.org/source
  18. 18. NYFA Source • Emergency Resources – Emergency Funders for Financial Needs – Job Posting Websites – Materials – Financial Resources – Legal Resources – Health and Insurance – Public Assistance – Housing – Organizations for Immigrants and Refugees – Physical Disaster Emergency Resources
  19. 19. NYFA Source •Professional Development –Organizations, workshops, conferences, information sessions, and classes –Search within a state and by discipline
  20. 20. NYFA Source
  21. 21. NYFA Source • Business of Art Articles – Articles and interviews pertaining to the business of art – All disciplines
  22. 22. NYFA Source • NYFA Source Online and Phone Support – Call toll-free 800.232.2789 • (3-5 pm EST, Monday- Friday excluding Holidays) – Email source@nyfa.org • answer within 48 weekday hours
  23. 23. Artspire Fiscal SponsorshipArtspire is NYFA’s new, national sub-brand
  24. 24. Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship• Created to help individual artists and artist run organizations gain access to funding• Not a funding program• Fiscal Sponsorship enables the sponsored artist to use the sponsoring organization’s 501(c)(3 ) charitable, tax deductible status for fundraising for a specific project• Funding Flow – $ from Donor  Fiscal Sponsor  Artist
  25. 25. Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship • Unlimited phone calls, emails, and review of grant proposals • Profile on Artspire.org • Funders can donate online • Artists can track donations and project budget online
  26. 26. Artspire Fiscal Sponsorship• Application is free• Deadlines to apply: June 30, September 30, December 31, and March 31• Project is “vetted” by NYFA and more attractive to funders• Access to funding opportunities that are usually restricted to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations• Donors enjoy the tax incentives of making a charitable donation• Check writing, financial, book keeping and tax services• Projects have a minimum budget of $15,000• If accepted Artspire charges an 8% administrative fee and $100 contract fee
  27. 27. Thank you! NYFA.org Artspire.org Eleanor WhitneyProgram Officer, External Affairs, Fiscal Sponsorship ewhitney@nyfa.org
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