NYSCA PRESENTS, our webinar series, features insights and real-time Q&As with experts from across the arts and culture on topics such as fundraising, digital marketing, a legal guide to online programming, and important issues for boards and arts leaders today. Below, find recordings of recent sessions, and stay tuned for information about upcoming webinars.


NYSCA PRESENTS Empire State Development's (ESD) interactive webinar for NYSCA grantees to provide an in-depth review of the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF). This webinar examined NYFLF eligibility, the application process, and loan terms specifically for nonprofits, and highlighted how the opportunity  could aid nonprofits in recovery as they reopen following NYS on PAUSE. Watch below, or download the webinar presentation here. A NYFLF informational flyer can be found here and the NYFLF FAQ can be found here.

NYSCA PRESENTS "Guiding Board Members and Continuing Your Mission During COVID and Beyond," presented in partnership with the New York Attorney General’s Charities Bureau and featuring Bureau Chief Jim Sheehan. We covered such topics as spending an organization’s endowment, deaccessioning collection assets, and board member and director responsibilities. Watch below, or download the presentation here. Additional resources can be found here.

NYSCA PRESENTS "Moving your Content into the Digital World: Legal Guide for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations," presented in partnership with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and featuring speakers from Simpson Thatcher and Bartlett LLP. This webinar summarizes the legal issues and risks associated with expanding your online presence as an independent artist or arts organization. Topics include privacy and data security issues, website disclaimers and disclosures, permissions and clearances for online content, posting user-generated content, and special considerations for not-for-profit entities. Watch below, or download the presentation.

NYSCA PRESENTS "Arts Online: COVID Communications and Beyond," presented with Resnicow and Associates. Together we explored immediate and longer term digital messaging and practices for organizations of all sizes. At a time when connecting with audiences digitally is more important than ever, we shared strategies for websites, email, and social media. Watch below, or download the presentation.

NYSCA PRESENTS Debunking the Top 5 Fundraising Myths in the Time of COVID-19, presented with AdvanceNYC. This webinar addressed topics such as donor outreach and virtual fundraising events. In one hour, we covered questions such as "Is this the right time to ask for support?" and "Will virtual fundraisers be as successful as live events?" Watch below, or download the presentation.