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.
Building Accessibility Confidence 101
Tues, May 17 | 1:00–2:00pm
Is your organization doing what it can to reduce barriers for employees and members with disabilities? Poor workplace inclusion not only hurts individuals, but also reduces an organization’s or business’s bottom line. Join InclusionNL for this special, 60-minute session and build your accessibility confidence in a safe and welcoming setting.
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
- 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