Workshops

Please check back regularly to keep up to date with our workshops. If you signup for our OppArt Newsletter, you will receive updates about upcoming workshops as well as information about other resources that may also be of use.

Upcoming GCAC Workshops

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Monday January 24, 2022 5:30 p.m.

Hosted by Jessica Johnson, President & CEO of Accounting Solutions of Ohio. Jessica will inform artists on how taxes work for artists specifically and answer questions in regards to filing and what to look out for.

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Thursday March 10, 2022 4:30 p.m.

Local attorney and musician Scott Brown will speak about the legal and intellectual property needs of artists and musicians. Topics include business formation and structuring, basic contractual issues, and how to protect what you create (trademarks, copyrights, etc.). Please bring your questions.

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Recorded GCAC Workshops

Visit our YouTube page to access recordings of past workshops. In addition to workshops for our various grants programs, there are sessions on topics such as Taxes for Artists, Crisis Communications and Minimizing Organizational Risk.
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Project Support Grant Guidelines

This workshop is recommended for anyone considering applying for a Project Support grant in 2022. Whether you’re a seasoned grantee or looking for funding for your first project, this workshop is worth the viewing. We’ll go through category and funding changes, timelines, and the online application process.

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General Support Guidelines

This webinar is an introduction to our newest grant, General Support! In order to be considered for funding, you must pre-qualify to apply. This webinar will take you through all the necessary requirements for eligibility and funding.

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Wednesday January 5, 2022 

Need health insurance? The deadline for open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act marketplace is January 15, 2022. Sandra Moody of Dehan Insurance will provide an overview of the various plans and tips on navigating HealthCare.gov. Be sure to bring your questions!

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Tuesday January 11, 2022 5:00 p.m.

Individuals Grant Guidelines

Band/Ensemble Grant Guidelines

Learn everything you need to know to apply for an Individual, or Band/Ensemble artist grant. We’ll go over eligibility, timeline, and the application process. You’ll be ready to apply immediately following the workshop! 

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Outside Workshops

Workshop name: Dang It! I Need More Space: Go from Facility Problems to Facility Planning
Hosted by: The Columbus Foundation
Description: A feasibility analysis is more than a tool for fundraising, it can also be used to start planning for expansion and growth at your nonprofit organization.

Join us as we welcome forum presenters Robin Toewe and Omar Elhagmusa from IFF, formerly the Illinois Finance Fund, which provides loans, consulting, and development support for nonprofit organizations in multiple states. Toewe and Elhagmusa will advise you on how to use your operations, data, programs, and culture to evaluate facility options.

Attendees will learn:
• how to evaluate your needs for a new space
• the benefit of comparing multiple options before making decisions
• common myths and misconceptions around facility planning and financing

Date(s): January 25, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: webinar via Zoom
For more information and to apply, please visit https://columbusfoundation.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c0b2e25d7462e504861da1275&id=d307896102&e=364ba6eaec

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Workshop name: Copyright & Permissions Live Webinar for Musicians
Hosted by: Anahata Music Project's
Description: Who should attend?
Church musicians, recitalists, online musicians and livestream performers.
We'll have two experts (Molly Young & Patrick McCarthy of GrooveU) in Entertainment Law to inform, clarify, and explain what you need to know to pursue your music legally and successfully.
Get reliable, correct answers to your questions!
This will be a live, Zoom webinar, facilitated by
AMP's Susan Schwarz. Bring your questions!
$12 each
For tickets, send your request to: anahatamusicproject@gmail.com. You will be sent an invoice for $12, and then confirmed for registration. (Anahata Musicians Directory members with a Promotional BBB membership will receive a 15% discount.)
Date(s): February 6, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom webinar
For more information and to apply, please visit anahatamusicproject@gmail.com

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Workshop name: What’s next for nonprofit fundraising events?
Hosted by: The Columbus Foundation
Description: Join us as forum presenter Lisa Wein discusses how nonprofits can capitalize on what they've learned in the past year to plan more strategic and donor-centric events in the future.
Date(s): February 24, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Location: webinar via Zoom
For more information and to apply, please visit https://columbusfoundation.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c0b2e25d7462e504861da1275&id=2f11092dc2&e=364ba6eaec

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Workshop name: Nonprofit Finance Basics: Finance Bootcamp
Hosted by: The Columbus Foundation
Description: Join us as forum presenter Donald Wells provides attendees with fundamental, crucial information and guidance for operating a financially literate nonprofit organization.
Date(s): March 8, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: webinar via Zoom
For more information and to apply, please visit https://columbusfoundation.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c0b2e25d7462e504861da1275&id=16b9ff4982&e=364ba6eaec

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