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Basic Finance for Artists (Service)
Last Update 3/31/2015 5:34:00 PM

Address 125 Maiden Lane 2nd Floor
New York,NY 10038
Phone Number (212)219-9401
Fax Number (212)219-2058
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.lmcc.net
Executive Director Mr. Diego Segalini
Founding Year 1973
Incorporating Year 0
Mission Statement “Art Happens Here” is our motto, and we are deeply committed to the essential relationship between art, culture, and the quality of life. LMCC takes an integrated approach to enriching New York City’s creative capital through: Progressive cultural planning Innovative artist space programs: Workspace and Swing Space A multitude of funding and training opportunities for artists and arts groups A rich calendar of free events in visual, performing, and new media arts

Program Name Basic Finance for Artists
Program Contact Prachi Patankar, Program Associate, Grants & Services
Program Phone (212) 219-9401
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 0
Description of Service Basic Finance for Artists (BFA) is a six-week intensive seminar on money management and personal finance for artists. Designed especially for artists, Basic Finance for Artists is a free, concentrated, six-week series of workshops that will help develop financial awareness and balance through practical training in money management. The program takes into consideration the complexity of artists’ income flow and diversity of artistic practices. Workshops provide a combination of seminar-style learning and hands-on group and individual exercises. Experts in the field and guest artists will help lead the workshops and address issues that are relevant to artist-specific needs. Artists who participate in this series of workshops will gain a better understanding of their financial profiles, specific goals, and contacts with business and arts professionals. Participants will also receive a resource guide that will provide exercises, reference materials, and useful tips to continue to develop their skills. Artists in this program should set aside up to two hours each week for homework and workshop preparation. Workshop topics will include: * Budgeting, Cash Flow & Net Worth * Tax and Accounting * Debt, Credit, Home Ownership * Savings, Investing, and Retirement * Goal-setting and Long-term Planning
Conditions/Public Service Requirements BFA Spring session can accommodate 20 artists. Participants will be selected through a lottery process.
Award Website http://lmcc.net/artist-resources/professional-development-for-artists/

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