Proposal Writing Bootcamp for Artists and Arts OrganizationsTaller sobre cómo preparar propuestas, para artistas y organizaciones de las artes

This two-part workshop will cover how to make your grant proposal a compelling case for support.Un taller sobre como escribir propuestas.

proposal-writing2-Session Workshop
Mon 30 July and 15 August (Individual Artists)
Wed 8 August and Mon 20 August (Art Organizations)

This two-part workshop will cover how to make your grant proposal a compelling case for support. Gather information on researching potential funders, contacting program officers, identifying your needs in a language that is heard and understood, preparing and understanding your budget, and presenting supplemental material. In-session and take-home writing exercises will provide practical experience; completed take-home assignments will be reviewed in a mock-panel format during the second session. Program limited to 14 participants on a first come, first served basis.

Workshop Leader: Melissa Sandor, Principal of Melissa Sandor, Inc.

Location: The Cornerstone Center, 178 Bennett Avenue (at 189th Street) – 1st Floor

Time: 6:30–8:30pm

Cost: Free for NoMAA members; $20 for non-members. To become a member of NoMAA, visit: www.nomaanyc.org/member-directory/membership/

Space is limited. RSVP by July 25 to: info[at]nomaanyc.orgproposal-writingTaller de 2 sesiones
Lunes 30 de julio y 15 de agosto (artistas individuales)
Miércoles 8 de agosto y Lunes 20 de agosto (organizaciones de las artes)

Este taller de dos sesiones cubrirá cómo escribir propuestas para obtener subsidios. Aprenda cómo investigar posibles donantes, cómo ponerse en contacto con oficiales de programas, cómo comunicar sus necesidades claramente, cómo preparar un presupuesto completo y comprensible, y cómo presentar material suplementario. Cupo limitado a 14 participantes.

Líder del taller: Melissa Sandor, Principal de Melissa Sandor, Inc.

Lugar: The Cornerstone Center, Avenida Bennett, no. 178 (con Calle 189), 1er piso

Hora: 6:30–8:30pm

Costo: Gratuito para miembros de NoMAA; $20 para no miembros. Para averiguar cómo hacerse miembro de NoMAA, por favor visite: www.nomaanyc.org/es/member-directory/membership/

Cupo limitado. RSVP antes del 25 de julio a: info[at]nomaanyc.org

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Workshop: Creating a High Function Board of Directors for Nonprofit Arts OrganizationsTaller: Creación de juntas de directores de alto funcionamiento para organizaciones de artes sin fines de lucro

This seminar on 27 June 2012 will discuss duties and responsibilities of board of directors, best practices in board governance, dealing with conflict of interest, and implementing policies to promote financial responsibility.Este seminario el 27 de junio de 2012 discutirá deberes y responsabilidades de la junta de directores, prácticas adecuadas en cuanto a la autoridad de la junta, conflicto de intereses, e implementación de reglas para promover la responsabilidad financiera.

When: Wednesday 27 June 2012, 6–8 p.m.
Where: Church of the Intercession, Common Room, 1st Fl, 550 W 155th St, New York, NY 10032

This seminar will discuss duties and responsibilities of board of directors, best practices in board governance, dealing with conflict of interest, and implementing policies to promote financial responsibility.

Speakers: expert attorneys Rolando Gonzalez and Susan Chase from the Community Development Project of the Legal Aid Society.

Space is limited. RSVP: rsvp[at]harlemaa.org, +1 347 735-4280 x250.

Presented by Harlem Arts Alliance, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, and Seedco Financial.Fecha: miércoles 27 de junio de 2012, 6–8 p.m.
Ubicación: Church of the Intercession, Common Room, 1er piso, Calle 155, no. 550, Nueva York, NY 10032

Este seminario discutirá deberes y responsabilidades de la junta de directores, prácticas adecuadas en cuanto a la autoridad de la junta, conflicto de intereses, e implementación de reglas para promover la responsabilidad financiera.

Ponentes: abogados expertos Rolando Gonzalez y Susan Chase del Proyecto de Desarrollo Comunitario de la Legal Aid Society.

Cupo limitado. RSVP: rsvp[at]harlemaa.org, +1 347 735-4280 x250.

Presentado por Harlem Arts Alliance, la Alianza de Artes del Norte de Manhattan, y Seedco Financial.

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Seminar: Social Enterprise and Creative Practice 101Seminario: Introducción a iniciativas de cambio social en la práctica creativa

As more and more artists engage with alternative ways to support their creative projects, such as crowd-sourcing or bartering, many are now exploring social entrepreneurship as an option. But what is “social entrepreneurship” exactly? This mini-workshop will explore the way social enterprise has been defined and invite participants to engage with concepts and tools they can apply to their own ventures.En este seminario se explorará la manera de cómo se ha definido iniciativas de cambio social e invitar a los participantes a conocer los conceptos y las herramientas que se pueden aplicar a sus propio proyectos.

As more and more artists engage with alternative ways to support their creative projects, such as crowd-sourcing or bartering, many are now exploring social entrepreneurship as an option. But what is “social entrepreneurship” exactly? This mini-workshop will explore the way social enterprise has been defined and invite participants to engage with concepts and tools they can apply to their own ventures. Case Studies will be shared, including The Laundromat Project and Word Up Bookstore. Q&A to follow. This event is open to artists engaged or interested in social change initiatives.

Co-presented by The Laundromat Project, New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Project, and Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.

Limited seating available.
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3681936772

Suggested Donation to Word Up Community Bookshop: $5

Facilitator: Risë Wilson
Risë Wilson is the Program Manager for Leveraging Investment in Creativity’s Space for Change program, which aids arts organizations and community leaders in imagining and planning for a 21st century art space. Risë is also the Founder of The Laundromat Project (The LP), an emerging social enterprise that mounts public art projects in neighborhood laundromats as a way of increasing the quality of life in communities of color living on low incomes. In order to launch The LP Risë pursued a practical education in non-profit arts management by holding positions in both large-scale and grassroots cultural institutions such as the MoMA, ICP, the Painted Bride, and Art Sanctuary. Her work has earned national recognition; she was a 2004 Echoing Green fellow and a 2008 Douglas Redd fellow in art and community development. Risë holds a BA from Columbia University where she was a Kluge Scholar, and an MA from NYU where she was a MacCracken Fellow. She is former faculty at Parsons, the New School for Design, where she helped product design students apply their creative talents to the public sphere, and is currently in the process of launching a coaching and consultant practice to help organizations and individuals “focus on purpose.”En este seminario se explorará la manera de cómo se ha definido iniciativas de cambio social e invitar a los participantes a conocer los conceptos y las herramientas que se pueden aplicar a sus propio proyectos.

Presentado conjuntamente por The Laundromat Project, New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Project, y la Alianza de Artes del Norte de Manhattan.

Cupo limitado.
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3681936772

Donación a la librería Word Up Community Bookshop de $5 sugerida.

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Capacity Building: NYFA Individual Consultations for Visual ArtistsCapacitación: Consultas individuales para artistas visuales

Our professionals can provide you with expert feedback on activities such as how to develop a project, put together a portfolio, find resources, and research spaces in which to exhibit or perform.Estas consultas se ofrecerán para artistas visuals del Bronx y residentes de cualquier otro distrito. Artistas recibirán orientación en como desarrollar un proyecto, preparar un portafolio, hacer investigaciones y en cómo preparar exhibiciones y presentaciones.

Wednesday 16 May 2012, 4–7 p.m.
The Andrew Freedman Home
1125 Grand Concourse
The Bronx, NY

The NYFA Individual Consultations for Visual Artists is in partnership with NYFA Learning and No Longer Empty (NLE). As part of NLE’s comprehensive programming for this exhibition, NYFA is offering these consultations, which are open to Bronx visual artists and artists residing in other boroughs. Our professionals can provide you with expert feedback on activities such as how to develop a project, put together a portfolio, find resources, and research spaces in which to exhibit or perform. NOTE: An artist can register for up to two sessions with two different consultants.

Each in-person appointment is $15 for a 30-minute session.

More info and to register: www.nyfa.org/level3.asp?id=824&fid=1&sid=145.Miércoles 16 de mayo de 2012, 4–7 p.m.
The Andrew Freedman Home
1125 Grand Concourse
The Bronx, NY

Estas consultas se ofrecerán para artistas visuals del Bronx y residentes de cualquier otro distrito. Artistas recibirán orientación en como desarrollar un proyecto, preparar un portafolio, hacer investigaciones y en cómo preparar exhibiciones y presentaciones.

Cada consulta de 30 minutos de duración cuesta $15.

Más información y para inscribirse, visite www.nyfa.org/level3.asp?id=824&fid=1&sid=145.

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Capacity Building: The Artist as Entrepreneur Boot CampCapacitación: Curso intensivo “El artista como empresario”

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)’s “The Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp” is an intense five-session course that trains 50–60 artists in the fundamental principles of sustainability — and ultimately profitability — in the arts. This includes classes on finance, accounting, law, marketing, and fundraising. The structure is a blend of formal lectures, breakout groups, take-home assignments, and one-on-one consultations.“El artista como empresario” es in curso intensivo de cinco sesiones que entrenará a los artistas con los principios fundamentales para lograr ingresos y sostenerse económicamente.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)’s “The Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp” is an intense five-session course that trains 50–60 artists in the fundamental principles of sustainability — and ultimately profitability — in the arts. This includes classes on finance, accounting, law, marketing, and fundraising. The structure is a blend of formal lectures, breakout groups, take-home assignments, and one-on-one consultations.

July 13–15 and 21–22
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Application deadline: Friday 18 May 2012
All materials due at NYFA by 5 p.m.

More info: www.nyfa.org/level3.asp?id=923&fid=1&sid=76“El artista como empresario” es in curso intensivo de cinco sesiones que entrenará a los artistas con los principios fundamentales para lograr ingresos y sostenerse económicamente.

13–15 y 21–22 de julio
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fecha límite para solicitudes: viernes 18 de mayo de 2012, 5 p.m.

Más información: www.nyfa.org/level3.asp?id=923&fid=1&sid=76

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