The mission of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is "to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives." Their website has many resources for artists, and the "About NYFA" link includes a list of prominent individuals titled "NYFA Names You Know" of artists who they supported in their early years. Visitors might recognize such artists as Spike Lee, Mira Nair, Julie Taymor, Michael Sorkin and Tony Kushner, who all appear on the list. The NYFA Podcast link has many topics of interest to artists, such as the current hour-long podcast, "Developing Project Narratives and Budgets". The "Podcast Archive" includes such topics as "Protecting Your Art With Paper", "Visa Application and Legal Issues For Immigrant Artists", and "Essential Tools For Grantwriting". The "Business of Art" articles link is an excellent free resource for artists of all disciplines. Visitors will find such business of art topics as "Fundraising", "Marketing", and "Web Site Development". The site is rounded out with a selection of interviews with visual artists, performing artists, and arts professionals.


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