May 2012 Funding Newsletters
The WomenArts Funding Newsletters for May 2012 are now online. To read them, please click on the links below.
CHECK OUT THE WOMENARTS BLOG -
SPOTLIGHT ON ADVOCACY FOR THEATRE WOMEN
Deborah Steinberg, our Director of Artist Services, did a series of three articles in April about groups working for more opportunities for women in theatre. Check out the WomenArts Blog
to learn about the great work that is being done by the Female Playwrights Initiative
in Los Angeles, 50/50 in 2020
in New York, and the Black Women Playwrights' Group
in Washington, DC.
THEATRE FUNDING NEWS #86:
FILM/VIDEO FUNDING NEWS #86:
If you miss an issue of our funding newsletters, you will always be able to find the two most recent newsletters posted in the News & Reviews
section of our website at: www.WomenArts.org/news/index.htm#enews
Other Places to Check
There are several other places online where you can find information about funding for theatre and film/video artists:
WOMENARTS FUNDING LISTS - WomenArts maintains annotated lists of funders categorized by art form in the Grants/Resources section of our website at: http://www.WomenArts.org/fund/fundlists.htm.
NYFA SOURCE - The New York Foundation for the Arts maintains the most comprehensive national directory of awards, services and publications for artists in the NYFA Source section of their website at: http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp?id=47&fid=1.
WITHOUTABOX - Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox at http://www.withoutabox.com for a more comprehensive list of general-interest film festivals.
NYCPLAYWRIGHTS ORG - There are additional lists of general interest items for playwrights at http://www.NYCPlaywrights.org.
THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP - Theatre Communications Group (www.tcg.org) is a national alliance of non-profit theatres that offers a range of online information services, publications and grants. They publish ArtSearch, a newsletter for theatre job-seekers that lists available positions all over the country, and American Theatre, a monthly magazine that provides news about the non-profit theatre world. They provide helpful resources about international theatre activities at: http://www.tcg.org/international/index.cfm.
BUILD YOUR SKILLS
The Build Your Skills
section of our website has articles on the basics of fundraising, publicity, fiscal sponsorships, and tips for starting out as an artist. We also have an introduction to crowd-funding that explains how to use popular online fundraising sites like Kickstarter
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(Note: WomenArts is the new name of The Fund for Women Artists,
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