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The following listing contains resources to support the production, presentation, and promotion of the arts. In many cases, resources can serve a variety of constituencies, so you may wish to skim all the categories below for resources that may suit your particular needs. 

Visit the Delaware, regional, and national links pages for additional organizations and resources.


Funding Resources | General Resources | Individual Artist Resources | Arts Education Resources | Arts Job Sites

Funding Resources

  • Annenberg Foundation, The
    Radnor Financial Center, Suite A-200
    150 N. Radnor-Chester Rd.
    Radnor, PA 19087
    Telephone: 610-341-9066
    Fax: 610-964-8688
    Email address: info@annenbergfoundation.org
    Web address: www.annenbergfoundation.org

    The Annenberg Foundation advances the public well-being through improved communication. As the principal means of achieving its goal, the Foundation encourages the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. The Annenberg Foundation provides support for projects within its grant-making interest areas of education and youth, arts and culture, civic and community, and health.


  • Arthome–Resources for the Arts
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.arthome.org

    Arthome is a web page that lists hundreds of arts resources such as government agencies, foundations, corporations, residencies, art camps, and artists opportunities.


  • Council on Foundations
    1828 L Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Telephone: 202-466-6512
    Fax: 202-785-3926
    Email address: info@cof.org
    Web address: www.cof.org

    The Council on Foundations is a membership organization of more than 2,000 grantmaking foundations and giving programsworldwide.We provide leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities-among other services to our membersand to the general public.


  • Delaware Association of Nonprofit Agencies (DANA)
    100 W. 10th Street, Suite 102
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Telephone:: 302-777-5500
    Fax: 302-777-5386
    Web address: www.delawarenonprofit.org
    DANA represents more than 225 charitable nonprofits throughout the state of Delaware. Our members include the entire spectrum of the nonprofit sector - the arts, education, health, human service, religious, and philanthropic institutions. To download the 2006 Directory of Grantmakers Funding Programs in Delaware click here.

  • Delaware Community Foundation
    Community Service Building, Suite 115
    100 W. 10th St .
    P.O. Box 1636
    Wilmington, DE 19899
    Telephone: 302-571-8004
    Fax: 302-571-1553
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.delcf.org

    The Delaware Community Foundation encourages qualified nonprofit organizations within the State of Delaware to apply for the competitive grants that are administered directly by the Foundation, as well as those awarded by some of our component funds. See Grant Application Guidelines for further information.

  • Delaware Criminal Justice Council
    Carvel State Office Building
    820 North French Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Telephone: 302-577-5030
    Fax: 302-577-3440
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.state.de.us/cjc

    The Delaware Criminal Justice Council is an independent body committed to leading the criminal justice system through a collaborative approach that calls upon the experience and creativity of the Council, all components of the criminal justice system, and the community. In the past, the council has offered grants to organizations, including arts organizations, to develop programs that help prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system, or intervention programs that help youth once they have entered the system.


  • Delaware Heritage Commission
    Carvel State Office Building
    820 N. French St.
    Wilmington , DE 19801
    Telephone: 302-577-5044
    Fax: NA
    Email address: heritage@state.de.us
    Web address: www.state.de.us/heritage

    The Delaware Heritage Commission is one of the principal agencies for the celebration of Delaware History. It offers two different grants meant for individuals and groups studying the history and heritage of Delaware.


  • Delaware Humanities Forum
    100 W. 10th St .
    Wilmington , DE 19801
    Telephone: 302-657-0650
    Fax: 302-657-0655
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.dhf.org

    The Delaware Humanities Forum offers programs, which include grants to nonprofit organizations, educational outreach, and special projects, are designed to bring the public together with humanities specialists.


  • Delaware River and Bay Authority
    P.O. Box 71
    New Castle , DE 19720
    Telephone: 302-571-6300
    Fax: NA
    Email address: contactus@drba.net
    Web address: http://www.drba.net

    The Delaware River and Bay Authority is an organization of people serving people. The Authority’s community involvement reflects its 40-year history of giving back to the community and the public it serves. The DRBA is committed to a balanced approach between support for community based non-profit organizations and trustworthy utilization of the motoring publics’ toll revenues. See the “Community Giving” section for details.

  • Delaware Tourism Office
    99 Kings Highway
    Dover, DE 19901
    Telephone: 302-739-4271 or 1-866-2-VISIT-DE
    Fax: 302-739-5749
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.visitdelaware.com/industrypartners.html

    The Delaware Tourism Office is a division of the Delaware Economic Development Office and serves to promote tourism and economic growth in Delaware while working to preserve the state’s historical, cultural, and natural resources. The agency provides marketing grants to not-for-profit tourism entities with the goal of attracting visitors and overnight business to Delaware.

  • EducationDegree.com
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: info@educationdegree.com
    Web address: www.educationdegree.com

    Welcome to the most complete directory on the web of teacher education degree and certificate programs. It includes over 20,000 teacher education degree and certificate programs, offered by over 1,700 colleges and school districts across the US, reviewed and compiled by hand from the college and district websites.

  • Foundation Center
    79 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10003
    Telephone: 212-620-4230
    Fax: 212-691-1828
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: fdncenter.org

    The Foundation Center supports and improves institutional philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grant-seekers succeed. The Center collects, organizes, and communicates information on U.S. philanthropy; conducts and facilitates research on trends in the field; provides education and training; and ensures public access to information and services.

  • Freeman (Carl M.) Foundation
    18330 Village Center Drive
    2nd Floor
    Olney, MD 20832
    Telephone: 240-779-8000
    Fax: 240-779-8180
    Email address: info@freemanfoundation.org
    Web address: www.freemanfoundation.org

    The Freeman Foundation is a proud philanthropic leader, dedicated to making a difference in the communities where we work and live.

  • Fund for U.S. Artists
    Arts International
    251 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor
    New York, New York 10010-7302
    Telephone: 212-674-9744
    Fax: 212-674-9092

    The Fund for U.S. Artists provides support for U.S. artists invited to participate in major international performing arts festivals and recurring visual arts exhibitions.


  • Gannett Foundation
    C/O The News Journal
    950 W. Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    Telephone: 302-324-2900
    Fax: 302-324-5510
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.gannettfoundation.org

    The Gannett Foundation, a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc., serves local organizations in those communities in which Gannett Co., Inc. has a local daily newspaper or television station. The program makes contributions through grants education, health and advancement of the people who live in Gannett communities.


  • The Grantsmanship Center
    PO Box 17220
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    Telephone: 213-482-9860
    Fax: 213-482-9863
    Email address: info@tgci.org
    Web address: www.tgci.com

    The Granstmanship Center offers grantsmanship training and low-cost publications to nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
    201 N. Charles Street, Suite 401
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Telephone: 410-539-6656
    Fax: 410-837-5517
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.midatlanticarts.org

    The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is a regional, nonprofit corporation that provides funding to organizations and individuals to encourage the creation of new works of art, promote new relationships and ideas within the performing arts community, build new audiences, advocate for the arts in education, and connect the arts and artists of the mid-Atlantic region to the rest of the nation and world.


  • Mott (Charles Stewart) Foundation
    Mott Foundation Building
    503 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 1200
    Flint, Michigan 48502-1851
    Telephone: 810-238-5651
    Fax: 810-766-1753
    Email address: info@mott.org
    Web address: www.mott.org

    The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supports efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society. Grants from the foundation are made in four different programs: Civil Society, Environment, Flint Area, and Pathways Out of Poverty.

  • National Endowment for the Arts
    1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20506
    Telephone: 202-682-5400
    Fax: NA
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.arts.gov

    The National Endowment for the Arts is the federal grantmaking agency created by Congress in 1965 to foster the excellence, diversity, and vitality of the arts, and to broaden public access to the arts in the United States.

  • Pew Charitable Trusts
    2005 Market Street, Suite 1700
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-7077
    Telephone: 215-575-9050
    Fax: 215-575-4939
    Email address: info@pewtrusts.org
    Web address: www.pewtrusts.org

    The Pew Charitable Trusts serves the public interest by providing information, policy solutions, and support for civic life. Based in Philadelphia, with an office in Washington, D.C., the Trusts makes investments to provide organizations and citizens with fact-based research and practical solutions for challenging issues.

  • Presser Foundation
    385 Lancaster Ave # 205,
    Haverford, PA 19041
    Telephone: 610-658-9030

    The Presser Foundation awards scholarships, grants and funds specifically to further the cause of music education and music in America.

  • The Puffin Foundation
    20 East Oakdene Ave.
    Teaneck, NJ 07666
    Telephone: 201-836.8923
    Fax: 201-836-1734
    Email address: info@puffinfoundation.org
    Web address: www.puffinfoundation.org

    The Puffin Foundation seeks to open the doors of artistic expression to artists and art organizations that are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy. The Foundation makes grants that encourage emerging artists in the fields of art, music, theater, dance, photography, and literature whose works, due to their genre and/or social philosophy, might have difficulty being aired.

  • Social Venture Partners Delaware
    100 W. 10th Street, Suite 704
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Telephone: 302-571-1535, x. 247
    Fax: NA
    Email address: kfortunato@svpde.org
    Web address: www.svpde.org

    Social Venture Partners Delaware seeks to develop philanthropy and volunteerism to achieve positive social change in Delaware by using the venture capital approach as a model in forming partnerships with local nonprofits. The organization focuses on nonprofit organizations that provide early childhood education (birth through kindergarten) for low-income and poverty-level children.

  • Verizon Foundation
    901 Tatnall Street, 2nd Floor
    Wilmington,DE 19801
    Telephone: 302-576-5322
    Fax: 302-777-0491
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.verizon.com/foundation

    The Verizon Foundation provides grants to charitable and nonprofit agencies that focus on improving basic and computer literacy, enriching communities through technology, creating a skilled work force, encouraging employee volunteerism, and finding solutions to combating domestic violence.

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General Resources

  • American Arts Alliance
    1112 16th Street, N.W.
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20036
    Telephone: 202-207-3850
    Fax: 202-833-1543
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.americanartsalliance.org

    The American Arts Alliance is a national network of over 2500 professional, nonprofit performing and presenting arts organizations. For over 27 years, the American Arts Alliance has been the principal advocate for America’s professional nonprofit arts organizations and their publics before the US Congress and key policy makers.

  • American Association of Community Theatre
    8402 BriarWood Circle
    Lago Vista, Texas 78645
    Telephone: 866-687-2228
    Fax: 512-267-0712
    Email address: info@aact.org
    Web address: www.aact.org

    The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) is the national voice of community theatre, representing the interests of its members and over 7,000 theatres across the U.S. and with the armed forces overseas.

  • American Association of Museums
    1575 Eye Street NW, Suite 400
    Washington, D.C. 20005
    Telephone: 202-289-1818
    Fax: 202-289-6578
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.aam-us.org

    The American Association of Museums (AAM) is dedicated to promoting excellence within the museum community. Through advocacy, professional education, information exchange, accreditation, and guidance on current professional standards of performance, AAM assists museum staff, boards, and volunteers across the country to better serve the public.

  • American Symphony Orchestra League
    33 West 60th Street, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10023-7905
    Telephone: 212-262-5161
    Fax: 212-262-5198
    Email address: league@symphony.org
    Web address: www.symphony.org

    The American Symphony Orchestra League provides leadership and service to American orchestras while communicating to the public the value and importance of orchestras and the music they perform.

  • Americans for the Arts
    1000 Vermont Ave. NW, 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20005
    Telephone: 202-371-2830
    Fax: 202-371-0424
    Email address: webmaster@artsusa.org
    Web address: ww3.artsusa.org

    Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With more than 40 years of service, we are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

  • Art Career Project
    Web address: www.theartcareerproject.com/

    The Art Career Project is an authoritative website on art careers, schools, and artistic professional growth.

  • Arts Extension Service
    358 N. Pleasant Street, Room 307
    Amherst, MA 01003-9296
    Telephone: 413-545-2360
    Fax: 413-577-3838
    Email address: aes@contined.umass.edu
    Web address: www.umass.edu/aes/

    Arts Extension Service develops the arts in communities and community through the arts with continuing professional education for arts managers, artists, and civic leaders.

  • Arts International, Inc.
    251 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10010-7302
    Telephone: 212-674-9744
    Fax: 212-674-9092

    Arts International is an independent, not-for-profit contemporary arts organization dedicated to the development and support of global cultural interchange in the arts and to educating audiences and the public about the richness and diversity of the arts worldwide.

  • Association of Performing Arts Presenters
    1112 16th Street NW
    Suite 400
    Washington DC, 20036
    Telephone: 888-820-ARTS (2787)
    Fax: 202-833-1543
    Email address: info@artspresenters.org
    Web address: www.artspresenters.org

    The Association of Performing Arts Presenters is a membership organization, dedicated to bringing performing artists and audiences together in every place and way imaginable. The Association achieves its goal by providing visionary thinking, professional development, resource sharing, and advocacy, in support of its members and all those who create and disseminate the performing arts.

  • Business Committee for the Arts
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.bcainc.org

    The Business Committee for the Arts, Inc. (BCA) is a national not-for-profit organization that brings business and the arts together. It provides businesses of all sizes with the services and resources necessary to develop and advance partnerships with the arts that benefit business, the arts, and the community.

  • Chamber Music America
    305 7th Ave., 5th Floor
    New York, New York 10001
    Telephone: 212-242-2022
    Fax: 212-242-7955
    Web address: http://www.chamber-music.org

    Chamber Music America promotes artistic excellence and economic stability within the profession, and ensures that chamber music, in its broadest sense, is a vital part of American life.

  • Dance/USA
    1156 15th Street, NW,
    Suite 820
    Washington, DC, 20005-1726
    Telephone: 202-833-1717
    Fax: 202-833-2686
    Email address: danceusa@danceusa.org
    Web address: www.danceusa.org

    Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, seeks to advance the art form of dance by addressing the needs, concerns, and interests of professional dance. To fulfill this mission, Dance/USA offers a variety of programs for its membership and the dance field, as well as works with organizations within and outside the arts field with whom common goals are shared.

  • Jazz Journeys Foundation
    179 Lakeside Rd, Suite A-11
    Ardmore, PA 19003
    Telephone: 888-618-7400
    Fax: NA
    Email address: ebrown@jazzjourneys.org
    Web address: www.jazzjourneys.org

    The Jazz Journeys Educational Institute is a 501 (c)(3), non-profit cultural organization, with offices in Center City Philadelphia, Voorhees, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware. The organization promotes an understanding and appreciation of the historical and cultural significance of the rich legacy of African-American Classical Music—Jazz.

  • National Arts and Disability Center
    Tarjan Center for Developmental Disabilities
    300 UCLA Medical Plaza Suite #3310
    Los Angeles, CA 90095-6967
    Telephone: 310-794-1141
    Fax: (310) 794-1143
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.nadc.ucla.edu

    The National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) is the national information, dissemination, technical assistance, and referral center specializing in the field of arts and disability. The NADC is dedicated to promoting the full inclusion of children and adults with disabilities into the visual, performing, media, and literary arts communities.

  • National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
    1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, 2nd Floor
    Washington, DC 20005
    Telephone: 202-347-6352
    Fax: 202-737-0526
    Email address: nasaa@nasaa-arts.org
    Web address: www.nasaa-arts.org

    The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies is the membership organization that unites, represents, and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies.

  • National Dance Association
    C/O American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
    1900 Association Dr.
    Reston, VA 20191-1598
    Telephone: 1-800-213-7193 Ex. 464
    Fax: NA
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.aahperd.org/nda/template.cfm

    The mission of the National Dance Association is to increase knowledge, improve skills, and encourage sound professional practices in dance education while promoting and supporting creative and healthy lifestyles through high quality dance programs.

  • OPERA America
    1156 15th Street NW
    Suite 810
    Washington, DC 20005
    Telephone: 202-293-4466
    Fax: 202-393-0735
    Email address: Frontdesk@operaamerica.org
    Web address: www.operaamerica.org

    OPERA America serves and strengthens the field of opera by providing a variety of informational, technical, and administrative resources to the greater opera community. Its fundamental mission is to promote opera as exciting and accessible to individuals from all walks of life.

  • President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
    1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Suite 526
    Washington, DC 20506
    Telephone: 202-682-5409
    Fax: 202-682-5668
    Email address: pcah@pcah.gov
    Web address: www.pcah.gov

    The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities helps to incorporate the arts and humanities into White House objectives by helping to bridge federal agencies and the private sector. The committee recognizes cultural excellence; engages in research; initiates special projects; and stimulates private funding.

  • Theatre Communications Group
    524 Eighth Avenue
    24th Floor
    New York, New York 10018-4156
    Telephone: 212-609-5900
    Fax: 212-609-5901
    Email address: tcg@tcg.org
    Web address: www.tcg.org

    The Theatre Communications Group strengthens, nurtures, and promotes the not-for-profit professional American theatre by increasing the organizational efficiency of our its member theatres, cultivating and celebrating the artistic talent and achievements of the field and promoting a larger public understanding of, and appreciation for, the theatre field.

  • Very Special Arts
    1300 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 700
    Washington, D.C. 20036
    Telephone: 202-628-2800
    Fax: 202-737-0645
    Email address: info@vsarts.org
    Web address: www.vsarts.org

    Very Special Arts (VSA arts) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts. VSA arts also administers numerous awards and events that recognize the artistic achievements of young artists with disabilities, as well as the leadership of cultural institutions and educators for excellence in inclusive arts programming.

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Individual Artist Resources

  • Academy of American Poets
    588 Broadway, Suite 604
    New York , New York 10012-3210
    Telephone: 212-274-0343
    Fax: 212-274-9427
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.poets.org

    The Academy of American Poets is a non-profit organization founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.

  • The Artists' Health Insurance Resource Center
    The Actors’ Fund
    National Headquarters
    729 Seventh Avenue, 10th floor
    New York, NY 10019
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    Email address: AHIRC@actorsfund.org
    Web address: www.actorsfund.org

    The Artists' Health Insurance Resource Center database was created in 1998 by The Actors’ Fund of America, with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, as a health insurance resource for artists and people in the entertainment industry. Since then, with support from The Commonwealth Fund, it has expanded to include resources for the self-employed, low-income workers, the under-insured, the uninsured who require medical care and many other groups.

  • Juried Online Arts Festival
    1501 Trace Creek Road
    Hamlin, West Virginia 25523
    Telephone: 304-824-5651
    Web address: www.jolaf.com

    All the exhibitors at the Juried OnLine Arts Festival (JOLAF) are selected from America's finest professional artists and craftspeople; each exhibitor has met exacting standards of excellence in the original design, creation and presentation of their work.

  • National Association of Artists' Organizations (NAAO)
    c/o Space One Eleven
    2409 Second Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203-3809
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    Email address: info@naao.net
    Web address: www.naao.net

    The National Association of Artists' Organizations is an artist-centered, membership-driven service organization that fosters communication and interaction among artists and artists' organizations at the local, regional and national level.

  • National Association of Independent Artists (NAIA)
    72 Douglas Street
    Homosassa, FL 34446
    Telephone: 352-382-7158
    Fax: 352-382-7236
    Web address: www.naia-artists.org

    The mission of the National Association of Independent Artists is to strengthen, improve, and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit in art shows. NAIA is committed to integrity, creativity, and the pursuit of excellence and advocates for the highest ideals and practices within all aspect of the art show environment.

  • NYFA Source: A Directory of Support for Individual Artists
    New York Foundation for the Arts
    155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor
    New York, NY 10013-1507
    Telephone: 1-800-232-2789, weekdays between 1pm and 5pm, EST
    Fax: NA
    Email address: performing@nyfa.org (for performing artists), visual@nyfa.org (for visual, design, and media artists)
    Web address: www.nyfa.org/

    The nation's most extensive online database of awards, services, and publications for artists working in all disciplines. Includes nearly 2,900 awards, over 3,800 services, and nearly 1,000 publications for artists in the disciplines of dance, music, folk/traditional, theater, performance art, visual, design, media, and literary arts. Search for grants, residencies, apprenticeships, space, equipment, health and safety, insurance, business, legal resources, and more.

  • Poets & Writers
    72 Spring Street, Suite 301
    New York, NY 10012
    Telephone: 212-226-3586
    Fax: 212-226-3963
    Email address: admin@pw.org
    Web address: www.pw.org

    Poets & Writers, Inc. is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization.

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Arts Education Resources

  • Arts Education research and publications

  • American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE)
    7475 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20810
    Tempe, AZ 85287-2002
    Telephone: 301-951-7997
    Fax: NA
    Email address: info@aate.com
    Web address: www.aate.com

    The American Alliance for Theatre & Education is the leading national professional organization for theatre educators, theatre artists, and educators who use drama and/or theatre in the classroom.

  • Arts Education Partnership
    One Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20001-1431
    Telephone: 202-326-8693
    Fax: 202-408-8081
    E-mail address: aep@ccsso.org
    Web address: www.aep-arts.org

    The Arts Education Partnership is a national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of every child and in the improvement of America's schools.

  • ArtsEdge
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    2700 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20566
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org

    ArtsEdge aims to connect people to people, to connect people to resources, and to build a new base of knowledge in the area of arts education. To achieve these goals, ArtsEdge offers: teaching materials, resources for arts education advocacy, and media-rich, student-friendly activities.

  • ArtsEdNet
    The Getty Institute
    1200 Getty Center Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90049–1679
    Telephone: 310-440-7300
    Fax: NA
    Email address: info@getty.edu
    Web address: www.getty.edu/artsednet

    The Getty Institute's arts education web site, providing lesson plans and curriculum ideas; image galleries and exhibitions; and an arts education chat room.

  • ArtsLynx
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.artslynx.org

    Links to resources for theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film, writing, and more.

  • Center for Media Literacy
    3101 Ocean Park Boulevard, #200
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    Telephone: 310-581-0260
    Fax: 310-581-0270 (fax)
    Email address: cml@medialit.org
    Web address: www.medialit.org

    A pioneer in its field, the Center for Media Literacy (CML) is a nonprofit educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally. Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating and creating media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture.

  • Clickinks.com
    Web address: www.clickinks.com/The-Essential-List-for-Lessons-in-Art-Education.html

    Art takes many forms as it is affected by its time and place in history, the cultures it touches, and the technology with which humans express themselves. From ancient cave drawings to the art of ecology and space, the many forms of art are unique and constantly evolving. This list is a resource guide to the vast amount of styles and types of art.

  • Delaware Department of Education
    Townsend Office Building
    PO Box 1402
    Dover, DE 19903
    Telephone: 302-739-4601
    Fax: 302-739-4654
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.doe.state.de.us/

    The mission of the Delaware Department of Education is: To promote the highest quality education for every Delaware student by providing visionary leadership and superior service.

  • Galef Institute
    5670 Wilshire Boulevard, 20th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90036-5623
    Telephone: 800-473-8883; 323-525-0042
    Fax: 323-525-0408
    Email address: linda@differentways.org
    Web address: www.galef.org

    Founded in 1989, the Galef Institute is a nonprofit educational organization whose primary goal is to work with educators in public schools, schools of education, and school improvement agencies to elevate student achievement by strengthening teacher quality and instructional leadership.

  • Gateway to Educational Materials
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    Email address: gemmail@geminfo.org
    Web address: www.thegateway.org

    The Gateway to Educational MaterialsSM is a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites. GEM is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Joy2Learn
    Web address: http://joy2learn.com

    The Joy2Learn Foundation, created in 2000, seeks to improve public education by creating and providing high-quality arts content to schools at no charge, via the internet. Currently, Joy2Learn e-Presentations feature Hector Elizondo in Theater, Alan Gampel in Piano, Gregory Hines in Dance, Wynton Marsalis in Jazz and Elizabeth Murray in Visual arts.

  • Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    2700 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20566
    Telephone: 202-416-8000
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.kennedy-center.org/education/kcaaen

    The Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network (KCAAEN) includes 46 state Alliance organizations, operating in partnership with the Kennedy Center to achieve the following mission:

    "Recognizing that the arts express the essence of civilization and nurture the highest aspirations of the human spirit, the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network is dedicated to the support of policies, practices and partnerships that ensure the arts are woven into the very fabric of American education."

  • Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries
    C/O Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
    1201 15th St. NW, Suite 420
    Washington, D.C. 20005
    Telephone: 202-955-5890
    Fax: NA
    Email address: laurabushfoundation@cfncr.org
    Web: www.laurabushfoundation.org

    The Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries provides print books to the school libraries and students that most need them. Grants of up to $5,000 are made to update, extend and diversify the book collections of school libraries throughout the U.S. Preference is given to elementary, middle, or high schools in which 90% or more of the school population receives free or reduced lunch.

  • Leonardo
    211 Sutter Street, Suite 800
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    Telephone: 415-391-1110
    Fax: 415-391-2385
    Email address: isast@leonardo.info
    Web address: mitpress.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/home.html

    Leonardo On-Line is the world wide web site of Leonardo / the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. Leonardo began international publication of its print journal in 1968, and has writings by artists who work with science- and technology-based art media.

  • Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
    15125 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    Telephone: 818-784-6787
    Fax: 818-784-6788
    Email address: info@mhopus.org
    Web address: www.mhopus.org

    The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (MHOF) supports music education and its many benefits through the donation and repair of musical instruments to under-served schools, community music programs, and individual students nationwide.

  • National Art Education Association
    1916 Association Drive
    Reston, VA 20191-1590
    Telephone: 703-860-8000
    Fax: 703-860-2960
    Email address: naea@dgs.dgsys.com
    Web address: www.naea-reston.org

    To promote art education through Professional Development, Service, Advancement of Knowledge, and Leadership. NAEA is a non-profit, educational organization.

  • National Dance Association
    C/O American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
    1900 Association Dr.
    Reston, VA 20191-1598
    Telephone: 1-800-213-7193 Ex. 464
    Fax: NA
    Email address: NA
    Web address: www.aahperd.org/nda/template.cfm

    The mission of the National Dance Association is to increase knowledge, improve skills, and encourage sound professional practices in dance education while promoting and supporting creative and healthy lifestyles through high quality dance programs.

    National Association for Music Education
    1806 Robert Fulton Drive
    Reston, VA 20191
    Telephone: 800-336-3768
    Fax: 703-860-1531
    Email address: info@menc.org
    Web address: www.menc.org

    The mission of MENC: The National Association for Music Education is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.

  • New Horizons for Learning
    PO Box 31876
    Seattle WA 98103
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail: info@newhorizons.org
    Web address: www.newhorizons.org

    New Horizons for Learning has served as a leading-edge resource for educational change. New Horizon's role has always been to give visibility to effective teaching and learning practices and explore and to help implement ideas that have not yet reached the mainstream, and to work in coordination with other reputable networks and learning communities.

  • Project Zero
    Harvard Graduate School of Education
    124 Mount Auburn Street, Fifth Floor
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    Telephone: 617-496-7097
    Fax: 617-495-9709
    Email address: info@pz.harvard.edu
    Web address: pzweb.harvard.edu

    Project Zero's mission is to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts, as well as humanistic and scientific disciplines, at the individual and institutional levels. Project Zero research programs are based on a detailed understanding of human cognitive development and of the process of learning in the arts and other disciplines.

  • SchoolGrants!
    PO Box 4431
    Dallas, TX 75208
    Telephone: 469-235-7257
    Fax: 972-438-8281
    Email address: webvisitor@schoolgrants.org
    Web address: www.schoolgrants.org

    SchoolGrants was created in 1999 as a way to share grant information with PK-12 educators. Grant writing can be intimidating to those who are new at it. SchoolGrants helps ease those fears by providing online tips to those who need them. Finding suitable grant opportunities requires a great deal of time and research - SchoolGrants reduces the effort by listing a variety of opportunities available to public and private nonprofit elementary and secondary schools and districts across the United States.

  • Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts
    1645 Trap Road
    Vienna, Virginia 22182
    Telephone: 703-255-1933 or 800-404-8461
    Fax: NA
    Email address: education@wolftrap.org
    Web address: www.wolf-trap.org/institute

    Founded in 1981, the Institute provides arts-in-education services for children ages 3-5 and their teachers and families through the disciplines of drama, music and movement. The Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education provides Wolf Trap programming throughout Delaware.

  • YouthARTS® Toolkit Online
    Americans for the Arts
    1000 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington DC 20005
    Telephone: 202-371-2830
    Email address: webmaster@artsusa.org
    Web address: www.americansforthearts.org/YouthARTS

    The YouthARTS site is designed to give arts agencies, juvenile justice agencies, social service organizations, and other community-based organizations detailed information about how to plan, run, provide training, and evaluate arts programs for at-risk youth.

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Arts Job Sites

  • Americans for the Arts Job Bank
    Web address: http://jobbank.artsusa.org/

    Americans for the Arts Job Bank is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs.

  • ArtJobOnline
    1743 Wazee Street, Suite 300
    Denver, CO 80202
    Telephone (toll-free): 1-888-JOBS-232 or 1-888-562-7232
    Fax: 303-629-9717
    Email address: artjob@westaf.org
    Web address: www.artjob.com

    Whether you're looking for a new job, or just want to understand what's happening in the arts field, ArtJob is the place to find comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. This is a fee-for-service web site.

  • APAP Job Bank
    Association of Performing Arts Presenters
    1112 16th Street NW
    Suite 400
    Washington DC, 20036
    Telephone: 202.833.2787 or 888-820-ARTS (2787)
    Fax: NA
    Email address: info@artspresenters.org
    Web address: www.artspresenters.org/networking/jobbank.cfm

    The Association of Performing Arts Presenters has designed the Arts Presenters Job Bank with the Performing Arts in mind, with features not available at any other performing arts job site, and access to the largest network of Performing Arts professionals available anywhere.

  • Council on Foundations' Career Center
    1828 L Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Telephone: 202-466-6512
    Fax: 202-785-3926
    Email address: info@cof.org
    Web address: www.cof.org/Jobs/SearchJobs.cfm

    The Council Career Center is abenefit ofCOFmembership and an online resource formembers, as well as other professionals and organizations. The Career Center provides information about philanthropy and grantmaking, careers, tips on finding the right job, and employment opportunities.

  • Global Art Jobs
    Telephone: NA
    Fax: NA
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.globalartjobs.com

    The team behind Global Art Jobs is a dedicated group, consisting of experienced visual arts professionals based in Santa Fe, NM. We spend hours researching and refining our jobs lists in order to filter out the rubbish and give you enough quality information to get your career going. We can't guarantee you a job but we can give you enough information to complete ample applications in the visual arts genre.

  • The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's Job Bank
    100 South Broad Street, Suite 1530
    Philadelphia, PA 19110
    Telephone: 215-557-7811
    Fax: 215-557-7823
    E-mail address: NA
    Web address: www.philaculture.org/jobs/job.cfm

    The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's Job Bank is the region’s definitive source of employment opportunities in the arts and culture industry. Jobs are of all types, including administrative, curatorial, development, education, financial, management, and senior-level positions, as well as volunteer opportunities. Jobs are posted as they are received. The Cultural Alliance is pleased to offer this service to its members and job seekers.

  • National Endowment for the Arts Employment Opportunities
    Office of Human Resources
    National Endowment for the Arts
    1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20506
    Telephone: 202-682-5405
    Fax: 202-682-5666
    Email address: jobapplications@arts.endow.gov
    Web address: www.arts.gov/about/Jobs/JobsMenu.html

    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.

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