local arts rapid response toolkit
Links to Resources
Looking for other response or readiness ideas?
- Read the Arts & Economic Prosperity III Tool Kit (pdf, 1704KB). It’s packed with great tips and ideas for using research to make your case for arts funding and favorable arts policies.
- If you support individual artists, the Craft Emergency Relief Fund provides business and career-strengthening programs, emergency relief support, and advocacy and research services.
- Your state arts advocacy organization may have good tools. Several examples include Arts Wisconsin, South Carolina Arts Alliance (pdf, 2567KB), and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts.
- Contact your Americans for the Arts' State Arts Advocacy Captains.
- The Nonprofit Finance Fund offers Five Recommendations for Nonprofits in a Recession.
- Americans for the Arts Congressional Arts Handbook 2010
- Read the Americans for the Arts Monograph: Making Advocacy a Habit. (pdf, 876KB)