Professional development for a more resilient arts sector
These workshops cover a variety of topics to help artists and arts organizations gain skills and knowledge to run their businesses.
Grow your Impact with Volunteers
Wed, Oct 5 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Wed, Oct 26| 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Wed, nov 16| 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Volunteers make a critical contribution to the sustainability of the nonprofit sector, enabling our organizations to deliver programming and services, and connecting us to new swaths of the community. It really does “take a village”, and volunteers are an important part of the team. Join us to learn about creating traditional and unique volunteer opportunities in the arts, and how to attract and engage volunteers from across the community.
DigitalASO: Collective steps toward a positive digital future.
Tues, February 22 | 1:00–2:00pm
What are the steps to realize a more inclusive and accessible digital ecosystem with, by, and for our diverse arts and culture communities in NL? Join us for an engaging discussion, as the co-founders of DigitalASO, share their individual journeys and collective insights in their efforts to support the digital transformation of Canadian arts services.
Grant Writing with ArtsNL
Wed, February 9 | 1:00–2:30 pm
Business & Arts NL is pleased to host a Professional Project Grant writing workshop with Katrina Rice, a Program Officer with ArtsNL. The workshop will focus on the preparation and submission of applications to the Professional Project Grants Program for individual artists and arts groups.
Nurturing Ecosystems: Eastern Canada
Tues, April 26 | 1:30–3:00pm
What might a national ecosystem nurturing digital innovation and care look like to you? A co-creation workshop with Eastern Canada. Nurturing Ecosystems: Maritimes and Atlantic Canada is a 90-minute participatory online workshop facilitated by DigitalASO co-founders, Jessa Agilo and Margaret Lam, on April 26, 2022.
Directors’ Dilemma: Atlantic Canada Players
Tues, April 12 | 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Your board has the potential to be one of your organization’s biggest assets. Business and Arts NL wants to help connect nonprofit arts boards with the skills they need, and people from the community with fulfilling volunteer roles that draw on their unique skills. Are you interested in learning more about how a great board can work?
Past topics have included:
- Income Tax for Freelance Artists
- Building Accessibility Confidence 101
- Incorporation vs. Sole Proprietorship
- Navigating Contracts
- Grant Writing
- Fundraising for the Arts
- Major Gifts, Making the Ask and Donor Stewardship
- Strategic Planning
- Nonprofit Governance Best Practices
- Intellectual Property Law
- Social Media
- Writing a Press Release
- What’s in a Brand?
- Employment Law for Arts Organizations
- Navigating Corporate Sponsorships