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designed executive fellowship team

This program nurtures a next generation of arts executives working side by side with artistic partners. deft fellows come from communities often denied equal access and promotion to executive positions. deft fellows work with BIPOC artists and artistic or organizational directors.

Fellows Receive

  • Salaried half time work for at least three years

  • Position at senior executive level for small to mid-size arts entity

  • Sustained mentoring and personalized professional development

  • Expanded professional networks, contacts and access

  • Working with FARconnector on related endeavors

Artistic Partners Receive 

  • An executive level partner who works with them half time for at least three years

  • Sustained strategic coaching in support of sustainability and growth

  • Increased networks, contacts and access

Team Receives

  • Reliable on-going nurturing towards a mutually satisfying working relationship

  • A working atmosphere designed to reduce professional anxiety and promote empowerment

  • A safe professional environment in which to build a viable career in the arts and culture sector

deft: showing cleverness and skill in handling situations. 

DEFT is by invitation only.  For more information, contact

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