Foundation / Corporation
New York Foundation for the Arts, with support by Scherman Foundation's Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund
Grants to New York City for-profit or non-profit arts-based startup companies for custom-tailored, formalized support for business growth and sustainability. Applications are invited from arts companies within their first 18 months of operations who lack access to the necessary channels to successfully realize their entrepreneurial goals.
Support will include:
-Intensive professional development training providing the fundamental principles for starting and running an arts business.
-Group learning with a small community of other arts start-ups, as well as one-on-one mentorship and coaching with NYFA staff and experts in appropriate fields.
-Subsidized legal and accounting services for the duration of the program.
-Strategic and business planning assistance.
-Free, customized consultations in fundraising, marketing, real estate, insurance, technology, and any other area relevant to the needs of each individual enterprise, by experts in those fields.
-Fiscal sponsorship for non-profit start-ups.
April-May 2015: Group Training Program covering business and strategic planning, financial principles, legal issues, fundraising, and marketing and communications. ABI staff will work with participants to confirm dates and participants are required to attend all sessions (5 days of training).
May-June 2015: Participants will develop a customized plan outlining the support they need to move forward and a timeline for the launch of their business.
June 2015: Individual consultations begin.
GrantWatch ID#: 150322
Up to 10.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
20 Jay Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
USA: New York City; New York
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