A Guide to National Resources and Grants for Artists

This is a great FREE workshop open to all that I’m organizing this Friday. Spread the word!

 

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Leeway Foundation presents this workshop led by Eleanor Whitney, Program Officer for External Affairs and Fiscal Sponsorship from Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), on Friday, April 8, 2011, from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in our office (1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832). Venue is wheelchair accessible.

This workshop is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. ASL description is available by request. To RSVP click here.

Workshop Description

Eleanor Whitney, Program Officer for External Affairs and Fiscal Sponsorship from Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), will present on Artspire/NYFA’s resources, fundraising and support programs available nationwide for artists in all disciplines at every stage in their careers.

The presentation is geared towards individual artists across disciplines and will cover Artspire/NYFA’s extensive resources, fundraising and support programs. Visual, performing, literary artists and filmmakers are all encouraged to attend.

For more information about NYFA’s programs, please visit:

  • NYFA Source is the most extensive national online directory of awards, services and programs for artists. Listings include over 8,000 arts organizations, award programs, service programs and publications for individual artists across the country.
  • Fiscal Sponsorship is a critical way for individual artists, artists’ collaborative projects and emerging arts organizations in all disciplines to apply for funding usually available only to organizations with 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.


About Eleanor Whitney

Eleanor Whitney is a Program Officer for External Affairs at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). Prior to NYFA, she worked at the Rubin Museum of Art where she was the Coordinator of Educational Resources and produced audio tours, videos and interactive websites. Previously, she was the Academic Programs Coordinator at the Brooklyn Museum where she planned and implemented public programs for adults, taught university students in the museum’s galleries and oversaw a professional development internship program for university students as well as academic outreach. She is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration at Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Eugene Lang College with a concentration in Cultural Studies and Education. In addition, she plays guitar with a band and is a freelance writer focusing on music, art, literature, food and fashion.

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