Oct 4, 2007


Artists and student artists, learn where to find awards, commissions and grants!
Free one-night workshop by visiting staff from the New York Foundation for the Arts!

NYFA Source is the nation's most extensive data-bank of awards, services and publications for artists of all disciplines

NYFA Source: a searchable national database
To find grants, residencies, space awards, equipment access, professional development programs, legal, financial, and business resources available to independent artists in all disciplines across the U.S.A.

NYFA Source: Basic Search Techniques
The introductory workshop will provide instructions in the use of the nation's most extensive online directory for artists of all disciplines featuring over 8,500 programs. The NYFA Source Artist Workshop will cover basic searches by discipline, an overview of the range of programs and resources included in the database, tips for getting the most out of your search, as well as additional information on successful grant writing strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to perform test searches for programs relevant to their current work and career needs.

This workshop will include searches on residencies, space awards, equipment access and professional development programs for independent artists in all disciplines.

Monday, October 1, 2007
5:00- 8:00 p.m.
Reception -- 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., meet the staff of NYFA and other local funders
Workshop -- 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Barnsdall Park, Gallery Theater
4800 Hollywood Blvd. LA, CA 90027 (in the Silver Lake/Los Feliz area)
Ample free parking on site at the park
Sponsored by California Community Foundation, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and Durfee Foundation

If you would like to register, please reply to: dca.grants@lacity.org
We will not respond. Consider your registration confirmed.

Users can access NYFA Source (www.nyfasource.org) free of charge for information ranging from cash grants and artist-in-residence programs, to marketing and opportunity listings. This resource covers the range of support available to U.S. artists on the local, state, national, and international level, and allows specific queries based on discipline, location, gender, ethnicity, career point, application deadline, and many other criteria. Find out how to make this tool work for you!

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