Professional Development Workshops for Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Professional Development Workshops for Nonprofit Arts Organizations

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Join the Northern Virginia Local Arts Agencies (NVLAA) for four professional development workshops for nonprofit arts organizations.

About this event

This series is supported by a special collaborative effort between City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Arlington Arts, and ArtsFairfax.

You may request accommodations such as ASL interpretation or closed captioning by emailing hcagle@artsfairfax.org at least two weeks before the workshop.

09/14: Data + Storytelling = IMPACT (PART 1)

12-1:30pm, Facilitator: Brighter Strategies

WORKSHOP 1: DATA AND STORYTELLING - Your nonprofit has a story to tell. As a matter of fact, your nonprofit has countless stories to tell. Story stockpiling is the ability to create a cache of great stories about all that is wonderful about your work. And stories are made better with data! This workshop teaches attendees how to begin to collect data to tell your story in a unique and compelling way every time.

09/28: Data + Storytelling = IMPACT (PART 2)

12-1:30pm, Facilitator: Brighter Strategies

WORKSHOP 2: DEEPER DIVE INTO DATA COLLECTION & ANALYSIS - This is a follow-up workshop open to a smaller audience of 50 and will allow for more personalized Q&A around techniques and methods for data collection, analysis, and use.

***This workshop is limited to 50 participants. There will be a waiting list once we reach capacity.

11/9: e-Commerce 1: Getting Started

11:30am-1pm, Facilitator: Springboard for the Arts

Learn how to maximize your online sales using Shopify, Wix, Squarespace, Etsy, and other platforms. No experience required! This workshop is geared towards beginners with little or no experience in e-Commerce.

11/17: Business Plan Essentials

11am-12:30pm, Facilitator: Springboard for the Arts

Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions. This workshop will also cover the basics of business structures and discuss the pros and cons of each.

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