Performing artist groups can be performing artist companies, troupes, regional and national performing artist associations, even individual performing artists actively freelancing or authoring stand-alone performances.
NPAFE seeks business world funding for artist groups only if you want us to. Once you agree, we and you work closely with one another to approach companies, trade associations, and even not-for-profits not connected with the performing arts.
From time to time, you and NPAFE will want to exchange business-confidential information. That information will be protected by a confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement that we both will sign. NPAFE will then prepare actual showcase and marketing material both for the NPAFE website and for approaching potential sponsors. Here’s an example.
The artist group retains the final say-so on what NPAFE says or does on its behalf, including which potential sponsors NPAFE may seek out. Every step of the way, NPAFE assures that you retain full intellectual property rights to your creative work product — past, present, and future — and that sponsors and NPAFE will not directly or indirectly dictate your creative content.
These NPAFE services are provided free and always on a best-efforts basis. NPAFE can also provide fiscal agency services, usually for free. In NPAFE’s view, however, there are upsides and downsides in fiscal agency support, even when provided at no charge. We will be pleased to share our thinking on this with you.
In cases where NPAFE succeeds in locating funding from corporate sponsors for a performing artist or group, it will deduct a 15% fee from that amount. This said, NPAFE will ask the corporate sponsor to cover some or all of that amount, reducing or eliminating that cost to the artist.
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