The Arts & Democracy Project builds the momentum of a movement that links arts and culture, participatory democracy, and social justice. The Project works to increase civic engagement among people who have been traditionally disenfranchised and to build closer ties between arts and culture and sustained and strategic activism.
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Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.
The Arts and Science Council Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc. aims to build appreciation, participation and support for the arts, sciences, history and heritage throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
Arts & Services for Disabled, Inc
Long Beach, CA
Arts & Services for Disabled, Inc. is a creative arts program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide opportunities in the creative arts to foster independence, expression & community participation. Through our curriculum, adults with disbilities engage in the creative process to reach social and developmental goals while they cultivate and explore their artistic character. Arts & Services for Disabled, Inc. offers courses in fine art, music, drama, dance & music therapy throughout the LA Bay area.
Arts & Social Change Network
Arts & Social Change is a network of arts administrators, artists, social service professionals, government representatives, and social justice leaders from around the Pacific Northwest. We address the role that diverse arts play in creating awareness, inspiring understanding and developing policies to address cultural equity and social change.
Arts and Culture Alliance
The Arts and Culture Alliance serves as a designated agency of the Tennessee Arts Commission to administer Student Ticket Subsidy (STS) and Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants in East Tennessee. The STS program was created to provide ticket cost and transportation for students to attend approved arts and cultural events regardless of economic or social status. The ABC grant is administered on a per capita basis and funds are sub-granted for arts project support to non-profit organizations through an open competitive grant process.
Arts and Healing Network
Stinson Beach, CA
The Arts and Healing Network is an online resource for people interested in the healing potential of art. The site includes an extensive Projects database of creative social change projects and organizations categorized by the themes of Building Community, Education, Environment, and Health Care. Projects profiled range from creative projects in hospitals to artists raising awareness about environmental issues to projects that strengthen and revitalize a sense of connectedness between people. Inspiration provides resources to learn more about the field of art and healing.
Arts Council of Fairfax County, Inc.
The Arts Council of Fairfax County offers grant programs for arts organizations and for individual artists. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has established a community funding pool for arts and cultural organizations serving citizens of Fairfax County through a grant to the Arts Council of Fairfax County.
Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc.
The Arts Council of Indianapolis exists to advance and promote the arts through funding, advocacy, business, artistic and technical assistance, public and private support, and technology.
Arts Council of Kern
The Arts Council of Kern--in partnership with the California Arts Council, the County of Kern, and local agencies--provides, supports, and promotes arts access, advocacy, and education for all residents and visitors of Kern County.
Arts Council of Placer County DBA PlacerArts
PlacerArts is the Arts Council of Placer County a nonprofit, public benefit catalyst for the arts and humanities and the State Local Partner of the California Arts Council for the County of Placer.
Arts for Global Development, Inc. (Art4Development.Net)
Arts for Global Development, Inc.. is an international, educational, volunteer-based initiative with a purpose of furthering interdisciplinary, multisectoral, cross-cultural, and creative approaches to social change. It facilitates the creative sector and stakeholders in development to empower socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and communities worldwide, particularly children, youth, and women.
Arts for Learning San Diego
San Diego, CA
For over 50 years, Arts for Learning San Diego (A4LSD), an affiliate of the Young Audiences National Network, has dedicated itself to advocating and providing for the arts in education and enriching the lives of all children of our region through an extraordinary range of high quality performances, residencies and workshops to help our young people identify their cultural roots and discover their creative wings. Arts for Learning San Diego envisions a world where all students, families and communities imagine, create, and thrive through the arts.
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, formerly Tucson Pima Arts Council, fosters artistic expression, educational development and the economic growth of their diverse community by supporting, promoting, and advocating for arts and culture.
Arts in Stark
Arts in Stark is a non-profit organization that gives out grants, manages the county Cultural Center, and runs the Annual Arts Campaign. Arts in Stark is committed to using the arts to create smarter kids, new jobs, and healthier communities.
Arts Learning Collaborative at Weber State University
The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities and the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education have joined together to establish a collaborative dedicated to arts education at Weber State University. Through advocacy, research, partnerships, and professional development, the Arts Learning Collaborative provides resources and support for arts education throughout Utah.
Arts of Citizenship
Arts of Citizenship develops effective models of collaborative research that simultaneously advance faculty careers in the arts, humanities and design, and advance vital cultural and organizational agendas of community-based organizations.
Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg
The Arts Partnership supports and inspires creative expression and educational discovery in Spartanburg County. The Arts Partnership will provide strategic and financial leadership to cultural organizations, artists and educators that enhances quality of life, cultivates economic vitality, and encourages educational engagement with arts, science, and history.
ArtsMemphis seeks to raise funds to ensure excellence in the arts and build a vibrant cultural community for everyone. ArtsMemphis provides annual support, financial oversight, advocacy and mentoring to many diverse organizations through more than 100 annual grants in seven grant categories; funds arts education and outreach projects; and oversees the Audience Development Initiative to enhance and build local cultural audiences.
White Plains, NY
ArtsWestchester’s mission is to provide leadership, vision, and support to ensure the availability, accessibility, and diversity of the arts. ArtsWestchester provides programs and services that enrich the lives of everyone in Westchester County. It helps fund concerts, exhibitions and plays through grants; brings artists into schools and community centers; advocates for the arts; and builds audiences through diverse marketing initiatives.
ArtWell awakens dreams and inspires growth in young people and their communities by nurturing creativity. ArtWell engages young people in self-reflection and creative expression to discover and honor their strengths and those of others. By fostering creativity, enhancing communication and literacy skills, ArtWell helps individuals from diverse cultures and faith traditions to deepen their understandings of themselves and their community and to ultimately reduce violence and increase peace within the city and region.