Anthony D. Meyers

For over twenty years, Anthony Meyers has provided guidance and support to nonprofit organizations, corporate and private clients in marketing, sales, programming, special events, and fundraising. He has produced preview events, conferences, workshops, and galas for international arts organizations, government officials, colleges, film festivals, tourism agencies, visual artists, and financial firms.
Anthony has served in administrative, management, and consulting roles for companies throughout the New York tri-state area, and has developed programs in New York, New Jersey, Cincinnati, and Miami. He was a We Are the Bronx management fellow through the Center for Community Leadership through the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC). And he has developed key partnerships between nonprofit organizations and corporate stakeholders during many of his full-time positions as well as consultancies.
As a creative, Anthony was awarded a BRIO Award in Screenwriting from the Bronx Council on the Arts. He was awarded artist residencies at Jacobs Pillow (choreography), Space One Eleven (Visual Art), Southern DanceWorks (Choreography), and Casita Maria (Creative Writing). His visual art has appeared in exhibitions in New York, Alabama, and Texas. Anthony’s personal essay, “My Own Protection: A Fortieth Anniversary Status Report,” was published in Black Gay Genius: Answering Joseph Beam’s Call (Vintage Entity Press, 2014).
Anthony currently works full-time as an Arts Program Specialist for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, managing a diverse grantmaking portfolio of over 140 nonprofit cultural organizations. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Organizational Change Management, and a Post Masters Certificate in Leadership and Change, at The New School. He serves on an internal Diversity Committee at the Department of Cultural Affairs, on an LGBT Policy Taskforce for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr, and is a steering committee member of the Stonewall 50 Consortium.
He is a regular speaker at colleges and universities, sharing his career experiences in arts administration. Anthony is in discussions with Tufts University to teach a course on arts administration and leadership.
In 2017, Anthony created Leading ChangeMakers, an education and empowerment program that cultivates leadership from within for racially diverse nonprofit arts administrators. Programs include workshops, upcoming training programs, and consulting services.
He brings expertise in audience development, program and event management, fund development, advocacy, and serves as a coach to cultural professionals.