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Alliance of Artists Communities  Popular
Description: The mission of the Alliance is to contribute to America’s cultural vitality by supporting its membership of diverse residency programs and advocating for creative environments that advance the endeavors of artists.
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Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


AltaMira Press  Popular
Description: AltaMira Press exists to disseminate information of value to those who research, study, practice and read in the humanities and social sciences with a particular focus on helping in the professional development of those who work in the cultural life of a community - the museum, historical society, arts center, and church.
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Submitted on: Jun 27, 2006


American Craft Council  Popular
Description: The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb. The mission of the Council is to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft.
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Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


American Opera Projects  Popular
Description: American Opera Projects, Inc (AOP) is a not-for-profit company that develops, nurtures, and produces new American operas and innovative works of music theater and opera projects. AOP commissions new works from talented librettists and composers, presents them in workshop, and provides strategically chosen venues for premiere performances.
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Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


AMS Planning & Research  Popular
Description: AMS Planning & Research Corp. is a distinguished management consulting practice devoted exclusively to cultural development. The firm's core business is to help guide the planning and development of arts facilities, and to assist in the formulation of strategic and long-range plans for arts programs and projects.
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Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


Artist Trust  Popular
Description: Founded in 1987, Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization which aims to to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines throughout Washington State.
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Submitted on: Jan 11, 2007


Arts 4Culture  Popular
Description: Arts 4Culture invests in community by providing financial support, technical assistance and resources for artists and arts organizations. It also provides 4Culture TV productions online via streaming media for free.
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Submitted on: Jan 25, 2007


Arts Consulting Group  Popular
Description: The Arts Consulting Group is the provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, fundraising, marketing, program & facilities planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry. The firm has offices in Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC, with consultants located across North America to best serve the needs of its clients internationally.
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Submitted on: Jul 19, 2006


Consultant Bank  Popular
Description: The Consultant Bank is an online guide to independent consultants and nonprofit management assistance providers serving nonprofits within the Philadelphia region, and is maintained by the staff of La Salle University's Nonprofit Management Development Center.
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Submitted on: Jul 26, 2006


Employers Resource Association  Popular
Description: Employers Resource Association is a non-profit professional membership network of companies in the Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Northern Kentucky and Eastern Indiana areas.
Hits: 3883
Submitted on: Jul 26, 2006


Indiana Arts Commission  Popular
Description: The Indiana Arts Commission advocates arts development opportunities across the state, and stewarding effective use of public and private funds for the arts.
Hits: 1100
Submitted on: Jan 25, 2007


Institute of Museum and Library Services  Popular
Description: The Institute of Museum and Library Services' mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. It encourages and supports museums in carrying out their public service role of connecting the whole society to cultural, artistic, historic, natural, and scientific understandings.
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Submitted on: Mar 27, 2007


Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation  Popular
Description: The mission of Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation is to support the development and enhancement of the unique cultural industries of Louisiana.

Funds generated provide support for:
* Individual artists and artisans who are active in their disciplines
* Artists, artisans and cultural originators applying as small businesses
* Galleries, museums, collectives and nonprofit cultural organizations
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Submitted on: Jul 26, 2006


National Alliance for Musical Theatre  Popular
Description: The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) is the national service organization dedicated exclusively to musical theatre. Its members include not-for-profit theatres, presenters, individual producers, and universities.

The mission of NAMT is to advance musical theatre by:
* Nurturing the creation, development, production, presentation and recognition of new musicals and classics.
* Providing a forum for the sharing of resources and information relating to professional musical theatre through communications, networking and programming.
* Advocating for the imagination, diversity and joy unique to musical theatre.
Hits: 1525
Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


National Arts Journalism Program  Popular
Description: The National Arts Journalism Program is the nation's premier center supporting the improvement of arts journalism. NAJP oversees academic fellowships at Columbia University, along with research, publications and discussions bringing together journalists, news executives, artists, cultural organization administrators, funders and others concerned with arts and culture in America today.
Hits: 2956
Submitted on: Aug 22, 2003


National Arts Strategies  Popular
Description: National Arts Strategies believe that a dynamic, sustainable arts community comes from the vision and effort of skilled leaders. It executives leadership education programs for arts and culture.
Hits: 3069
Submitted on: Mar 11, 2007


National Assembly of State Arts Agencies  Popular
Description: The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies.
It works at the national, state and local levels to ensure that
* every individual has abundant opportunities to participate in the artistic experience;
* the arts play a valued role in the educational, economic and cultural well-being of our communities;
* the nation's artists and arts organizations are key partners in providing public benefits; and
* our nation's diversity is recognized and celebrated through the arts.
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Submitted on: Jun 26, 2006


National Endowment for the Arts  Popular
Description: The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Endowment is the nation's largest annual funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.
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Submitted on: Jan 18, 2006


New England Cultural Database  Popular
Description: The New England Cultural Database is an online data containing financial, demographic, geographic, and other related information about businesses, cultural organizations and individual artists in New England.
Hits: 1798
Submitted on: Jan 16, 2007


New York Foundation for the Arts  Popular
Description: The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) helps artists turn inspiration into art by giving more money and support to individual artists and arts organizations than any other comparable institution in the U.S. Its goal is to provide the time and resources for the creative mind and the artistic spirit to think, work, and prosper.
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Submitted on: Jun 23, 2006


Opera America  Popular
Description: Opera America promotes the presentation of opera by supporting opera company administrators and trustees, university opera workshops, and arts presenters. The latter include way to connect with peers, professional development opportunities, and assistance with visas for international artists. Right now, it has over 350 institutional members.
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Submitted on: Jul 13, 2006


Pan American Musical Art Research  Popular
Description: Pan American Musical Art Research, Inc., (PAMAR) is a non-profit organization seeking to promote better understanding between the various cultures and countries of the Americas, primarily through an ongoing and vital exchange of their music, musicians and dancers. Founded in 1984 in New York City by Uruguayan born pianist Polly Ferman, PAMAR has taken significant steps toward establishing itself as an artistic resource center.
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Submitted on: Jun 26, 2006


The League of American Theatres and Producers  Popular
Description: The League of American Theatres and Producers negotiates collective bargaining agreements with all theatrical unions and guilds; coordinates industry-wide marketing initiatives and corporate sponsorships; oversees government relations for the Broadway industry; maintains relevant research archives and databases; and supports charitable efforts for the benefit of the entire theatrical community.
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Submitted on: Mar 27, 2007


The U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council  Popular
Description: The U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council is a travel trade association dedicated to marketing and promoting U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism to and within the USA.
Hits: 1071
Submitted on: Mar 15, 2008


Wisconsin Arts Board  Popular
Description: The Wisconsin Arts Board is the state agency which promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage.
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Submitted on: Jan 16, 2007