Friday, May 29, 2015

Strategic Planning/Business Plan Workshop for Artists - posted by FFAB

Strategic Planning/Business Plan Fundamentals Presented by The Creative Capital Foundation and Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc.
Workshop for Individual Artists
The Division of Cultural Affairs and Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. announce an upcoming workshop with the Creative Capital Foundation for Individual Artists. This workshop will focus on Strategic Planning for artists and their creative careers. It will also provide valuable tools for them to frame the fundamentals of their art business plan and set goals for themselves and their work. The workshop is limited to 24 artists and will be presented by two leaders from Creative Capital.

This workshop will touch on the following topics:

• Developing a system for using strategic planning and goal setting to attain increased satisfaction in your life and career
• Strategies for balancing time and money
• How to create and use a business plan
• Financial planning basics, including choosing financial partners, options for reducing debt and best practices for saving and retirement planning
• Essentials for running an art practice as a small, independent business, including: employment, contracts, negotiation, decision-making, budgeting and cash-flow
• How to identify and effectively respond to new opportunities

Workshop Details:
June 20, 2015
10:15 am - 5:30 pm
Florida State University, Strozier Library
Hosted by the Florida State University, College of Fine Arts, Department of Art

About Creative Capital:
The Creative Capital Foundation is a national foundation that serves artists and supports their work through their Grantmaking activity and their Professional Development Program. The Division has partnered with Creative Capital since 2007 to offer meaningful and innovative professional development to Florida artists. More information about Creative Capital and its services can be found at:

Application and Participation:
To apply for the workshop, please visit this link:
The application deadline is Monday, June 8th, artists will be notified of their inclusion in this opportunity no later than Friday, June 12, 2015.

To be eligible to apply for this workshop, artists must be a Florida resident. The workshop is open to artists working in any discipline.

If selected, artists attend the workshop free of charge. They are responsible only for their transportation to and from the workshop location and a small fee for lunch during the day’s events. Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. will provide hotel recommendations and preferred rates to artists selected and visiting Tallahassee for this opportunity.
This workshop is made possible through generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and also with private support through Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. More information about Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. can be found here:

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