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Online NYFA Resources and Services Talk

WNY artists of all disciplines are invited to join us for this free online event on Wednesday, August 19. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) State & Local Partnerships program, will present a free public program for artists of all disciplines in [...]

Online NYFA Resources and Services Talk2020-08-20T10:11:02-04:00

Reopening Together: A Professional Development Series

As we gear up for the reopening of Western New York’s arts and cultural sector, Arts Services Initiative will be presenting our new professional development series, Reopening Together, throughout the month of June. Join us for this free weekly series to discuss guidelines and share ideas on how we—as a community—can successfully and safely reopen [...]

Reopening Together: A Professional Development Series2020-07-27T15:17:15-04:00

ASI and The Establishment Present: Tips and Tricks to Navigating Your Taxes

On Thursday, December 5, ASI and The Establishment will present a workshop on taxes designed to help attendees navigate the various tax forms, rules, and regulations that often prevent us from maximizing our money and saving for the long haul. This workshop will be led by financial services professional Ryan McNulty, MBA, and will serve [...]

ASI and The Establishment Present: Tips and Tricks to Navigating Your Taxes2019-12-11T12:22:22-05:00

Fall Gathering and Public Workshop with the Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance

ASI and the Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance (GBCA) will present their fall gathering and public workshop on Erie County advocacy and arts funding on Tuesday, October 22 at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Our program will explore what advocacy means, how we use it, and how nonprofit professionals can interact with elected officials to [...]

Fall Gathering and Public Workshop with the Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance2019-10-23T14:18:11-04:00

ASI Presents: Inaugural Creative Professionals Exchange

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) is excited to present its inaugural Creative Professionals Exchange, a two-day mini conference administered by the region’s leading changemakers in the arts. With topics spanning exhibition etiquette, the rise of public art, and ways for artists to make a living, these professional development seminars are designed for [...]

ASI Presents: Inaugural Creative Professionals Exchange2019-11-06T09:54:57-05:00

ASI Presents: NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund Info Session

ASI is excited to announce that we will be bringing representatives from the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York) to Buffalo on Monday, October 7 to discuss their Creative Opportunity Fund grant application process. The fund, which awards between $2,000 and $6,000 in New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) regrants to theaters and [...]

ASI Presents: NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund Info Session2019-10-08T12:51:47-04:00

ASI’s Free DEC Grant Workshops

View the PowerPoint from these sessions here: DEC Grant Info Session Powerpoint   Join ASI Grants and Programming Director Natalie Brown next week for one of four free information sessions benefitting new and returning DEC Grant applicants. At workshops in Niagara Falls, Springville, Buffalo, and North Tonawanda, Natalie will offer grant-writing tips and best practices [...]

ASI’s Free DEC Grant Workshops2019-08-26T12:33:33-04:00

ASI and The Bonadio Group Present: Nonprofit Financial Statements 101

Download the Powerpoint presentation from this workshop HERE.  ASI and The Bonadio Group have partnered to present a free professional development opportunity for budding organizations and those interested in demystifying nonprofit financial statements with a lunch and learn on Thursday, July 11 at the downtown branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Presentations will [...]

ASI and The Bonadio Group Present: Nonprofit Financial Statements 1012019-07-15T14:06:00-04:00

Theatre Funding Workshop with Alliance of Resident Theatres (A.R.T. NY)

Monday, October 29, 2018 Theatre of Youth 203 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Speakers: Corinne Woods, Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York and Greg Taubman of ForgeNYC Join us for an information session to learn more about the Creative Opportunity Fund! The Creative Opportunity Fund is a state-wide regrant program [...]

Theatre Funding Workshop with Alliance of Resident Theatres (A.R.T. NY)2018-10-31T15:27:06-04:00

Advocacy & 2019 Erie County Arts Funding Budget Process

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens Join us for the Fall GBCA Cultural Gathering in conjunction with Arts Services Initiative of WNY, Inc.. Materials: GBCA EC Funding Advocacy Plan 2018-19 GBCA ASI Advocacy Presentation 2018-19 ADVOCACY (followed by a GBCA presentation on the upcoming Erie County Budget Process, Timeline, and Advocacy Next [...]

Advocacy & 2019 Erie County Arts Funding Budget Process2018-10-11T13:49:42-04:00
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