The Tippecanoe Arts Federation provides capacity building and professional development workshops for artists, organizations, and individuals across our service area. Previous sessions have covered topics such as:

  • fundraising & resource development
  • grant writing
  • marketing
  • nonprofit finance management
  • exhibition preparation for artists
  • artwork pricing

These workshops are hosted by experienced professionals from our community and beyond! Workshops are FREE for TAF members. TAF also offers one-on-one assistance to its members by appointment. For more information, please contact TAF’s Chief Operating Officer at coo@tippecanoearts.org or (765) 423-2787.

Upcoming Workshops

On-Ramp Information Session for Artists
February 22, 2018
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation – 638 North Street Lafayette, IN 47901

Join TAF for a special info session on how you can become a participant in On-Ramp, a new accelerator program for creative entrepreneurs! On-Ramp is a brand new program of the Indiana Arts Commission. It’s built for creatives who are looking to rev up their business thinking, whether they are starting something new, looking to deepen their business understanding or at a professional crossroads. On-Ramp will give you new connections, a plan, coaching, and access to special funds to make it happen. To RSVP, send an email to coo@tippecanoearts.org.

Promoting Your Organization on a Budget
February 28, 2018
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation – 638 North Street Lafayette, IN 47901

Are you part of a nonprofit organization that is operating on shoestring a budget? Marketing doesn’t always mean expensive print ads. On February 28, the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network at Indiana United Ways will present tips and tricks that will help you better promote your organization. This workshop will focus on free and low-cost marketing methods. This workshop is free for TAF Members! Non-member registration rate: $35

 

Messaging Matters: Telling What You Do and Why
March 21, 2018
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation – 638 North Street Lafayette, IN 47901

Your organization does wonderful things, but do you sometimes wonder how to successfully articulate what you have accomplished and why it matters? “Messaging Matters” will give you the tools to tell your story to donors, funders, and your community. Lead by the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network at Indiana United Ways, this workshop will explore the importance of program evaluation, marketing, and storytelling to help you build a stronger case for support. This workshop is free for TAF Members! Most TAF workshops are free for members. Non-member registration rate: $35

 

Using Smart Phones as a Marketing Tool
April 18, 2018
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation – 638 North Street Lafayette, IN 47901

With smart phones becoming a necessity, they’ve also become a great marketing tool! Learn the basics of creating engaging videos and other content using the device that’s always in your pocket in this three-hour workshop presented by Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network at Indiana United Ways. This workshop is free for TAF Members! Most TAF workshops are free for members. Non-member registration rate: $35