In our Resources Library you'll find eight useful categories to help you to get organized, connect with others, find answers, locate valuable information, and learn about benefits and services.
You can find out how to cope when things go wrong, learn to run run your business profitably, use the perks available to you as an artist, participate in your community, find learning resources, and balance the day job and your creative time.
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When things go wrong
Since the unforeseen can always be foreseen, we’ll start with the organizations that can help you out in times of crisis.
Get down to business
Develop or expand your entrepreneurial or leadership skills, find professional services or meet with others interested in arts-business partnerships.
Find new sources of income through selling your art; connect with individual donors and institutional funders to help you achieve your artists goals.
There are many potential benefits to belonging to or being affiliated with a professional organization or union, from insurance to job postings to social and networking opportunities with other artists in your field.
These advocacy organizations help to get the arts the recognition and support they deserve. Many offer services to artists; others advocate at the state and national levels to increase government funding for the arts. Most of them offer opportunities for you to get involved.
Knowledge is power
The more you know, the more you can accomplish. These sites are great places to begin your research, deepen your knowledge or get up to date news on the the arts and non-profit worlds.
Get to work
Put your passion for the arts to work in a job at an arts agency or organization that could benefit from your skills.
To help you start to get your finances in order, here are several sites that offer budget templates and/or other simple money management tools. They are all free.