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|A Room of Her Own Foundation
Open to female visual artists for an award of up to $50,000 payable over two years.Accountants for the Public InterestNon-profit organization that provides volunteer accountants to nonprofits, small business, and individuals in need of professional accounting services.Actors Federal Credit Union: Actors Federal Credit Union is a cooperatively run, non-profit banking organization chartered in 1962 for the benefit of the members of Actors’ Equity Association. Today, any paid-up member of Equity, SAG, AFTRA, AGMA, or a member in good standing of any of our 75 component organizations is eligible to apply for membership. Immediate family members are also eligible to join.–The Actor’s Fund of AmericaThe Actors Fund is a nonprofit, nationwide human services organization providing programs that support the unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment and the performing arts – on stage or camera and behind the scenes. The Actors Fund assists those working in theater, film, television, radio, music, dance, opera and circus. The Fund is a safety net, offering quality services for and individual attention to our community, giving all a responsive place to turn in times of need or crisis.The Actors Fund offers a broad spectrum of programs including comprehensive social services, health care services, employment and training and housing. Administered through our offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, these programs help people solve problems and make positive changes in their lives.
Alliance of Artists Communities: Residency Search
Alliance of Queens ArtistsAlliance of Resident Theaters/New York (ART/NY)\–AMENY: Association of Minority Enterprises of New YorkCalendar of Events
American Black Film Festival : Film Festivals, Awards, Meetings for Filmmakers
Leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. From offices in Washington, DC and New York City, we provide a rich array of programs that meet the needs of over 150,000 members and stakeholders.
Serving the Native American community since 1969 with health services, cultural and educational events and workshops, artist resources, events bulletin board, event and meeting space, workshops and listings.
“Defending our way of life through film” Since 1975, AIFI has recognized the opportunity and responsibility to empower American Indian media artists by placing the tools of technology in their hands and to introduce their works into the fabric of Indian community life, mainstream media and international audiences. – Michael Smith, AIFI President
Artist House Music “Helping Musicians and Music Entrepreneurs Create Sustainabable Careers” Podcasts of seminars, articles and information on the business of music.
Arts & Business Counci national programs that build stronger private sector support for the arts, stimulates financial support and voluntarism for the arts, services the arts can offer to business, the transfer of management expertise from business to the arts, and sharing of knowledge and best practices. The Arts & Business Council of Americans for the Arts maintains these programs:
Arts Focus page at The Foundation Funding for the Arts website
GRANTS include the Urban Artists Initiative (UAI) for individual artists, SOAR (Small Organization Arts Regrant) for small arts groups and the Chinatown Arts Initiative (CAI) for arts groups based in Chinatown.
GATHERINGS include monthly Town Halls that bring together the community of artists and professionals to meet, share information and form partnerships.
WORKSHOPS include opportunities for artists and managers to meet funders, gain skills and network with peers in the field.
PROMOTION includes various information-based tools to increase the visibility of Asian American artists and organizations such our web directory of artist profiles and our event calendar of Asian American arts events
Association of Hispanic Arts (AHA)
BAAD Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance low cost rehearsal and performance space
Dance Angel Program“. The Angel Program provides subsidized dance rehearsal users’ rates of only $10/hour for studio use before 10am and after 10pm throughout the week.
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BRIC has enriched the cultural landscape of Brooklyn by presenting, producing and enabling a wide array of quality contemporary art, performing arts and community media programs
Basic cultural services include direct financial support to individual artists and non-profit organizations, information services, technical assistance, education and community programming, advocacy and the operation of our Longwood Arts Project, an exhibition gallery and cyber arts program, and the Bronx Writers Center, an initiative dedicated to the creative and professional development of our writers.
gives grants, presents free and affordable arts events, trains artists and arts professionals, teaches students, incubates new projects and promotes artists and cultural groups across our borough.
Provides a nurturing, year-round, performance, rehearsal and educational venue in Brooklyn that encourages artistic risk-taking and stimulates dialogue among diverse constituencies.
Profile, services, programs, events and exhibitions, news, gift shop, site search, contact information, catalogue and database search.
CACIBAJAGUA TAINO CULTURAL SOCIETYEstablished in 1993, the Cacibajagua Taino Cultural Society is an inter-Tribal, inter-generational community of indigenous Caribbean singers, musicians, and artists dedicated to transmitting their ancestral heritage to their present and future generations with dignity and honor
CHASHAMA Nonprofit group of theaters, gallery spaces, and studios. Programs, calendar and archives available.
China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, business and art
Offers career counseling, scholarships and workshops in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago for dancers transitioning out of careers as performers.
Food, Shelter, Emergency Services
DVRepublic.org exist as a self-validating, self-supporting online community of “citizens” who
DV Republic uses the Internet and New Media technology to connect this community and host the BFF Lab (Black Filmmaker Foudation) which develops and promotes digital filmmaking and interactive new media that is socially concerned, entertainment driven.
Fractured Atlas is
Freelancers Union is a national membership organization that’s free to join. We offer benefits like insurance and retirement to our members and provide political advocacy for all independent workers. Learn more »
| Frank Silvera’s Writer’s WorkshopSince its founding in 1973, Frank Silvera’s Writing Workshops have been educating writers of all genres at its facility in Harlem
created to preserve, promote, sponsor and present the rich cultural programs that reflect the vast contributions of multi-ethnic and multi-cultural artists creating in the visual, performing and interpretive arts, literary, media, performance, and interdisciplinary arts.
Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center.
Hispanic Society of America Free museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. [English/Spanish]
Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
Isuma Films : Watch 2,600 Anerican Indian+ Films in 46 Indigenous Languages
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council invigorates the arts Downtown.
The Maysles Cinema and Maysles Institute are located at
Are you in need of art materials for your non-profit organization or public school?
Could you make use of surplus home, office equipment and furniture, materials, fabric, paint, paper and other industrial cast-offs?
US and International arts service organizations provide specific services such as information, funding resources, networking opportunities, or advocacy activities that are inclusive of artists or audiences with disabilities.
National Association of Latino Artists
Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans
Founded by Woodie King, Jr. in 1970, New Federal Theatre grew out of a theatre program at Mobilization for Youth.
The New York Foundation for the Arts’ mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. Grants, Job Opportunities, Resources for Artists, Magazine, Awards, Video Artist Interviews…
Located in the heart of Chelsea in New York City, New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry offering audiences access to art and artists notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with the social, political and cultural currents of our times. At the center of this identity is Bill T. Jones, Executive Artistic Director, a world-renowned choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer.
We commission, produce and present performances in our 20,000 square foot home, which includes a 184-seat theater and two 1,200 square foot studios that can be combined into one large studio. New York Live Arts serves as home base for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, provides an extensive range of participatory programs for adults and young people and supports the continuing professional development of artists. Our influence extends beyond NYC through our international cultural exchange program that currently places artists in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
New York Women in Film and Television Nonprofit, professional membership organization for women working in the film and television industries in New York
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The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is a non-profit arts service organization launched in 2007 under the incubation of the Hispanic Federation and with the financial support of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone.
NYC Business Solutions NYC Business Solutions is a set of free services offered by the Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate, and expand
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www.Pow Wows.com Listings of Native American events, video, articles, cultural resources
SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE 135TH St/ MalcolmX Blvd
Research library Audio Visual, Events, Book Store
small business and nonprofit videos
with Computers and Grants Data Bases, Seminars on Career Development, Fund Raising, Creating and Producing Your Work, Associate Partnerships with DTW and Fractured Atlas.. http://www.thefield.org
THE POINT Community Development Corporation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.
The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.
Increase the organizational efficiency of our member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre field.
Management Programs provides professional development opportunities for theatre leaders through conferences and teleconferences, forums, publications, and workshops, as well as through industry research on the finances and practices of the American not-for-profit theatre.
Advocacy guides lobbying efforts and provides member theatres with timely alerts about legislative developments.
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