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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Overview
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Center for Arts Policy
                                   Health Alliance for Austin                                                                                                                           Greater Philadelphia Cultural Chicago Artists            Center for Cultural               Springboard for the Arts,                                     Washington Cultural                                                 at Columbia College
                                   Musicians                               Austin Circle of Theatres         Minnesota Artists                  Artist Trust of Washington              Alliance                      Resource                   Innovation                        Minnesota                   Greenlights Back Office           Alliance                          Fractured Atlas                   Chicago
Year established                   2005                                    1974                              2002                               1986                                    1972                                                     2001                                                          2001                                                                @2001
City and State                     Austin, TX                              Austin, TX                        Minneapolis, MN                    Seattle, WA                             Philadelphia, PA                                         LA/SF                             Minneapolis                 Austin, TX                        Washington DC                     NYC                               Chicago
Phone                              512-322-5177                            512-247-2531                      612.375.7611                       206-467-8734                                                                                     213.687.8577                                                  512 477-5955                      (202) 638-2406
Annual operating exp               $212,000                                                                  ?                                  $795,000                                $1.5 million                                             $422,000                                                      $1.2 million                      $2.745 million                    ?
Number of staff                    <5                                      7                                 3                                  8                                       20                                                       9                                                             12                                6                                 7
Number on board                    13                                      11                                                                   28-32                                   32                                                       7 & 22                                                        15                                33                                13

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 no                                      yes                               yes                                                                        yes                                                      Yes                                                           yes                               yes                               yes
Individual artists                 Artists and families                    yes                               yes                                yes                                     yes                                                      Yes                                                           no                                yes                               yes
Audiences                          no                                      yes                               yes                                yes                                     yes                                                      No                                                            no                                no
Other                                                                      civic groups                      business                                                                   Policy makers                                            business leaders                                              other nonprofits                  no
                                                                                                                                                                                        Foundations, Business,
                                                                                                                                                                                        Educational insitutions                                  Local Government                                              Philanthropists                   no
Services
Advocacy                                                                   yes                               yes                                                                        Yes                                                      Yes                                                           no
Annual arts festival                                                                                         no                                                                                                                                  No                                                            no
                                                                                                                                                                                        Yes. Also regional forums &
Annual conference                                                                                            no                                 Arts-B-Que for graduates                outreach                                                 No                                                            yes - re management                                                 convening
Bulk purchasing                                                                                              no                                                                         Yes                                                      Yes - BOA                                                     no                                member discounts
Business advice to individuals                                             yes                               no                                 X                                       Yes but more for orgs                                    Yes                                                           yes - re management               yes                               yes
                                                                                                                                                                                        Yes + Arts&Biz council
Business advice to organizations                                           yes                               no                                                                         partnership                                              Yes                                                           yes - re management               yes                               yes
Citywide pr campaigns                                                      yes                               yes                                                                        Yes                                                      Yes - Town Hall                                               no                                yes
Events listing                                                             yes                               yes                                                                        Yes                                                      No                                                            no                                yes                               selective
Fellowships for artists                                                                                      no                                 X                                       Yes                                                      Yes                                                           no                                                                  yes
Fundraising drive                                                                                            no                                                                         Yes                                                                                                                    no                                                                  yes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Foundations, Businesses &
Fundraising                                                                yes (for sponsored projects)      no                                                                         Yes                                                      Govt Grants                                                   technical assistance                                                yes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Yes - 1) Artistic Equipment &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tools; 2) Presenting &
Grantmaking                                                                                                  no                                 X                                       Yes                                                      Marketing Artistic Work                                       no
Grants listing                                                                                               yes                                X                                       ?                                                        No                                                            no
                                                                                                                                                WAHIP (Washington Artists
                                                                                                                                                Health Insurance Project), a pilot
                                                                                                                                                project of Leveraging
                                                                                                                                                Investments in Creativity (LINC)        Yes - via access to group
Insurance for artists                                                      access to same                    no                                 in partnership with Artist Trust        health to arts orgs                                      Yes - BOA                                                     no                                yes                               brokers access to same
Jobs listing                                                               yes                               yes                                X                                       Yes                                                      No                                                            yes                               yes                               yes
Shared admin support                                                                                         no                                                                         Yes                                                      No                                                            yes
Ticketing                                                                  yes                               no                                                                         Yes                                                      Discounts only - BOA                                          no                                yes                               no
Venue booking                                                              no but give out info on same      no                                                                         no                                                       No                                                            no
Workshops for art managers                                                 yes                               no                                                                         Yes                                                      Yes - Technical Assistance                                    yes                                                                 yes - online
Workshops for artists                                                      yes                               no                                 X                                                                                                Yes - Training & Counseling                                   no                                                                  yes - online
Workshops for teachers                                                     give venue space for same         no                                                                         Yes                                                      No                                                            no                                                                  yes - online

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Center for Arts Policy
                                                                                                                                                A searchable database of current                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     may be the country's
                                                                                                                                                and ongoing opportunities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leading center for research
                                                                                                                                                including Grants, Awards, Prizes,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    about the value and impact
                                                                                                                                                Scholarships, and Residency                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of arts integration
                                                                                                                                                Programs; current Employment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (integrating art lessons with
                                                                                                                                                listings and Employment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              other core academic
                                                                                                                                                resources; current Studio Space                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      subjects) and what they
                                                                                                                                                & Housing listings and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               refer to as "teaching artists" -
                                                                                                                                                housing/space related resources;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     - professional artists who
                                                                                                                                                discipline-specific resources, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    also teach in schools.
                                                                                                                                                well as legal resources, health                                                                  Incubator Project - Focused                                                                                                                                         Their research may provide
                                                                                                                                                resources, and emergency                                                                         on the design, research                                                                                                                                             some of the best available
                                   low cost health care (not                                                 A searchable database of all       assistance programs. Also                                                                        and/or field testing of new                                                                     forums, membership                                                  models of successful
                                   insurance). primary care, dental, Free Night of Theatre, nat'l            Minnesota-based artists (who       available in a hard copy form                                                                    program tools and strategies                                                                    directory, half-hour tv show on                                     partnerships between artists
Other                              and mental health                 campaign with TCG                       registerr)                         printed six times a year.         Yes                                                            to support the needs of artists                               consulting, tools, media training arts, archives, publications                                        and schools.

                                                                                                                                                Artists' Assets: A Guide to Artist
                                                                                                                                                Resources is a comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                80-page print publication of
                                                                                                                                                information about hundreds of
                                   The HAAM benefit day raises                                            A bi-monthly e-newsletter             organizations, agencies, guilds                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Columbia College offers a
                                   money for the organization and                                         providing a listing of upcoming       and service providers that offer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     course called The Teaching
                                   raises awareness among the                                             events from around the state,         vital resources for artists. Artists'                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Artist in Schools. Course
                                   business community about the                                           art by established luminaries         Assets is published annually.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        description at:
                                   impact of creators on Austin's                                         and emerging artists alike, and       You can download your own                                                                        Textbook "The Business of                                     marketing reseach, executive      Business Volunteers for the                                         www2.colum.edu/course_d
Other                              economy.                                Annual Theatre Industry Awards insightful cultural commentary.       copy from our website.                  Cultural List Coop                                       Art" & Bookstore                                              search, program evaluation        Arts                              online fiscal agent service       escription/38-3580.html
                                                                                                                                                Art Source is our quarterly
                                                                                                                                                newsletter full of articles of
                                                                                                                                                relevance to artists and arts
                                                                                                             A forum on the website for         patrons across Washington               Research, convening, arts-                               Links to other Online
Other                                                                      AEA paymaster                     discussing any art-related topic   State.                                  based revitalization projects                            Resources
                                                                                                                                                Workshops and Events:
                                                                                                                                                Searchable calendar of
                                                                                                                                                workshops and events across the
                                                                                                                                                state. The workshops listed
                                                                                                                                                include Artist Trust's Grant
                                                                                                                                                Writing and Artist Survival Skills
                                                                                                                                                (SoS) workshops, as well as
                                                                                                                                                Washington Lawyers for the Arts
                                                                                                                                                legal clinics and workshops, and
                                                                                                                                                workshops and events offered by
                                                                                                                                                other organizations around the          Insurance, Payroll services,                             Blog "News, Advice &
Other                                                                      Online Artist profile service     Online Artist profiles             state.                                  hotel lodging, fitness centers                           Opinion for Artists"
                                                                           Fiscal sponsorship for emerging
Other                                                                      arts groups/artists               Listing of reviews                                                                                                                                                                                Fiscal consulting
Membership structure
Dues costs:                                                                $36-$500                          free to all                        $45 annually                            Varies: $100 - 2500 (in 05)                              $19.95 annually - BOA                                                                           600 members                       75 - 150
                                   Artists fill out an eligibility form.
                                   Eligible artists receive free or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $75 (free for partner members -
                                   very low cost health care.                                                                                                                                                                                    Free Online Registration -                                                                      $100/year or less for staff of    eg ACoT members have free FA
 Artists                           Usually $25.00 or less.                 $36-48                                                               $45                                     $75 (in '05)                                             Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                                                         member org's                      memberships)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Free Online Registration -
 Art-related business                                                      $120                                                                                                                                                                  Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                                                      Unknown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Free Online Registration -                                    $50/students$65 individual/$35
 Individuals (general)                                                     $36-48                                                                                                                                                                Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                       student                        See above
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Free Online Registration -
 Students                                                                  $36                                                                                                                                                                   Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                                                        $100/year
                                                                                                                                                                                        Institutional membership                                 Free Online Registration -                                    $175 large/$110 small/$75 start- $100-$7,360 sliding scale          $150. (free for partner members
 Arts organizations                                                        $120 - $500                                                                                                  based on budget                                          Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                       up                               based on annual org budget         as above)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Free Online Registration -
 Service providers                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Pay Workshop/Event Fees                                       same as above




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Overview
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            individuals get membership
 Members of other service orgs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              benefits of larger org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BOA (Benefit Opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for Artists) is a collaborative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         discount program involving 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         different organizations. It is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         designed to give artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         access to group discounts on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a wide range of equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and office supplies, legal and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         financial services, dental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         coverage, and professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         development programs and
                                 Immediate family members of                                                                                                                                                                             tools. In addition, CCI has a
                                 musicians are also eligible for                                                                            20% off certain Seattle Art                                                                  referral service for health care                                $50/year affiliates (staff of
Other member information         services.                                                                                                  Museum memberships                                                                           options.                           Affiliates $500-$95          member orgs)



                                                                                                                                            To date, Artist Trust has awarded
                                                                                                                                            over $2.9 million to 1,391 artists
                                                                                                                                            statewide and has equipped
                                                                                                                                            thousands of artists with the
                                                                                                                                            information and resources
                                                                                                                                            necessary to become self-
                                 In 2006, 951 clinic visits to 446                                                                          sufficient art makers. In 2006,      Awarded 500+ grants and 1.3
                                 patients, 770 prescriptions, 286                                        website includes over 6,000        more than 250,000 Washington         mil. Collaborated in distributing
                                 hospital services, 29 referrals to   services returned $1 mil to arts   artists, 300 arts organizations    citizens benefited from Artist       funds for community based                                                                  # reached, earned income,                                    Adam H invited to address
Indicators of success?           specialists                          community in past 3 years          and over 30,000 works of arts      Trust’s programming.                 arts projects.                                                                             satisfaction scores          Unknown                         AFTA
                                                                                                                                            Worked with Dance/USA and the
                                                                                                                                            New England Foundation for the
                                                                                                                                            Arts in 2004 to help promote and
                                 557 Dental visits to 357 patients                                                                          provide regional professional
                                 and over 1000 counseling                                                                                   development initiatives for dance
                                 sessions                                                                                                   artists;                             333 Institutional memvbers                                                                 New practices in use         Unknown

                                                                                                         mnartists.org is an online
                                                                                                         database of Minnesota artists
                                                                                                         and organizations from all
                                                                                                         disciplines. It offers to
                                                                                                         Minnesota-based artists a
                                                                                                         central gathering place on the
                                                                                                         Web, and will grow to become
                                                                                                         a marketplace and community
                                                                                                         hub. It offers the public a new
                                                                                                         way to explore art and get to
                                                                                                         know artists. In addition to
                                                                                                         providing artists and
                                                                                                         organizations with a web page
                                                                                                         containing images and
                                                                                                         information, mnartists.org
                                                                                                         provides news and features
                                                                                                         about the local arts scene from
                                                                                                         a variety of sources.
                                                                                                         mnartists.org was developed as
                                 HAAM provides services through                                          the result of a survey of
                                 partnerships with three entities:                                       Minnesota artists conducted by
                                 Mental health care through the                                          The McKnight Foundation. The
                                 SIMS Foundation, primary                                                survey revealed the survival
                                 health care through the Seton                                           struggles of individual artists.
                                 Family of Hospitals, and dental                                         The McKnight Foundation                                                                                                         CCI targets artists and
                                 care through the St. David's                                            partnered with the Walker Art                                           Advocacy campaigns have                                 creative entrepeneurs by
                                 Community Health Care                                                   Center's New Media Initiatives                                          restored 80% of Mayor Street's                          supporting individual capacity-
Other key information            Foundation Leadership                                                   group to develop mnartists.org.                                         4.4 mil cut in arts funding.                            building and self-sufficiency.
                                                                                                                                                                                 FunGuide (site) gets 1.2 mil
                                 procedures, inpatient and                                                                                                                       annual visits. Tix returns .5 mil
                                 emergency room                                                                                                                                  to arts orgs annually




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                                                               ACOT




                                   Austin Circle of Theatres


Year established                   1974
City and State                     Austin, TX
Contact person                      Latifah Taormina, Executive Director
Website                            www.acotonline.org
Phone                              512-247-2531
email                              acot@acotonline.org
                                   Austin Circle of Theaters (ACoT) is a nonprofit performing arts service organization working to
Mission                            cultivate an environment where the performing arts can grow and flourish.


Annual operating budget
Number of staff                    7
Board structure                    self perpetuating
Number on board                    11

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 yes
Individual artists                 yes
Audiences                          yes
Other                              civic agencies


Services
Advocacy                           yes
Annual arts festival
Annual conference
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals     yes
Business advice to organizations   yes
Citywide pr campaigns              yes
Events listing                     yes
Fellowships for artists
Fundraising drive
Fundraising                        yes (for sponsored projects)
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists              access to same
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support
Ticketing                          yes
Venue booking                      no but give out info on same
Workshops for art managers         yes
Workshops for artists              yes
Workshops for teachers             give venue space for same
Other services:                    Free Night of Theatre, nat'l campaign with TCG
                                   Annual Theatre Industry Awards
                                   AEA paymaster
                                   Online Artist profile service
                                   Fiscal sponsorship for emerging arts groups/artists
Membership structure
Dues costs:                        $36-$500
 Artists                           $36-48
 Art-related business              $120
 Individuals (general)             $36-48
 Students                          $36
 Arts organizations                $120 - $500
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs

Indicators of success?             services returned $1 mil to arts community in past 3 years




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                                                         Musicians Health All




                           Health Alliance for Austin Musicians
Year established           2005
City and State             Austin, TX
Contact person             Carolyn Schwarz
Website                    www.healthallianceforAustinmusicians.org
Phone                      512-322-5177
email                      cschwarz@healthallianceforaustinmusicians.org
                           The mission of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians is to provide access to affordable health care for
Mission                    Austin's low income, uninsured musicians, focusing on prevention and wellness.

                           leads the effort to increase awareness of, participation in, and support for arts and culture in the Greater
                           Philadelphia region
Annual operating budget    $212,000
Number of staff            <5
Board structure            HAAM is a special project of the Austin Community Foundation
Number on board            13
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations
Individual artists         Individual artists and their immediate family
Audiences

Services
                           low cost health care (not insurance). primary care, dental, and mental health
                           The HAAM benefit day raises money for the organization and raises awareness among the business community
                           about the impact of creators on Austin's economy.
Membership structure
Dues costs:

 Artists                   Artists fill out an eligibility form. Eligible artists receive free or very low cost health care. Usually $25.00 or less.
Other member information   Immediate family members of musicians are also eligible for services.
                           In 2006, 951 clinic visits to 446 patients, 770 prescriptions, 286 hospital services, 29 referrals to specialists, 557
Indicators of success?     Dental visits to 357 patients and over 1000 counseling sessions
                           HAAM provides services through partnerships with three entities: Mental health care through the SIMS
                           Foundation, primary health care through the Seton Family of Hospitals, and dental care through the St. David's
Other key information      Community Health Care Foundation Leadership




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                                                                 Minnesota Artists




                                   Minnesota Artists
Year established                   2002
City and State                     Minneapolis, MN
Contact person                     Kathleen Kvern, Project Director
Website                            mnartists.org
Phone                              612.375.7611
email                              info@mnartists.org
                                   The mission of mnartists.org is to improve the lives of Minnesota artists and provide access to and
Mission                            engagement with Minnesota’s arts culture.
                                   To promote knowledge sharing, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative
                                   entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants and loans, and incubating innovative projects that create
Focus                              new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field.
                                   mnartists.org is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. It offers to
                                   Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the Web, and will grow to become a marketplace and
                                   community hub. It offers the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing
                                   artists and organizations with a web page containing images and information, mnartists.org provides news and
                                   features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources. mnartists.org was developed as the result of a
                                   survey of Minnesota artists conducted by The McKnight Foundation. The survey revealed the survival
                                   struggles of individual artists. The McKnight Foundation partnered with the Walker Art Center's New Media
Other information                  Initiatives group to develop mnartists.org.
Annual operating budget
Number of staff                    3
                                   no board of directors: The McKnight Foundation partnered with the Walker Art Center's New Media Initiatives
Board structure                    group to develop mnartists.org.
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 yes
Individual artists                 yes
Audiences                          yes
Other                              Private Business


Services
Advocacy                           yes
Annual arts festival               no
Annual conference                  no
Bulk purchasing                    no
Business advice to individuals     no
Business advice to organizations   no
Citywide pr campaigns              yes
Events listing                     yes
Fellowships for artists            no
Fundraising drive                  no
Fundraising                        no
Grantmaking                        no
Grants listing                     yes
Insurance for artists              no
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support               no
Ticketing                          no
Venue booking                      no
Workshops for art managers         no
Workshops for artists              no
Workshops for teachers             no
Other                              A searchable database of all Minnesota-based artists (who registerr)
                                   A bi-monthly e-newsletter providing a listing of upcoming events from around the state, art by established
                                   luminaries and emerging artists alike, and insightful cultural commentary.
                                   A forum on the website for discussing any art-related topic
                                   Online Artist profiles
                                   Listing of reviews
Membership structure
Dues costs:                        free to all
 Artists
 Art-related business
 Individuals (general)
 Students
 Arts organizations
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs
Other member information


Indicators of success?             website includes over 6,000 artists, 300 arts organizations and over 30,000 works of arts

Other key information




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                                                                      Artist Trust of WA




                                   Artist Trust of Washington
Year established                   1986
City and State                     Seattle, WA
Contact person                     Fidelma MCGinn, Executive Director
Website                            www.artisttrust.org
Phone                              206-467-8734
email                              fidelma@Artisttrust.org
                                   Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists
                                   working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. To accomplish its
                                   mission, Artist Trust raises funds from an array of sources in order to: 1) Give financial grants, through a peer
                                   review process, to individual artists working in the visual, performing, media, literary, and interdisciplinary arts; 2)
                                   Serve as a professional information resource for artists and encourage artists to support each other; and 3)
                                   Provide recognition and support for the contributions artists make to the lives of people of Washington State
Mission                            and for the merit and integrity of artists' work.
Annual operating budget            $557, 685 revenue and $795,365 expenses in FY 06
Number of staff                    8
                                   1 president, 3 vice-presidents, 1 secretary, 1 treasurer, and 1 past president. 2 board members from
Board structure                    Bellingham, 1 from Spokane, and the rest from Seattle.
Number on board                    Should be 28, but 21 are listed on their website, and there are 32 according to Guidestar
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations
Individual artists                 X
Audiences                          Arts Patrons
Services
Advocacy
Annual arts festival
                                   Art-B-Que annual celebration of grant recipients and people who have gone through their visual arts
Annual conference                  professional development training program
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals     yes
Business advice to organizations
Citywide pr campaigns
Events listing
Fellowships for artists            yes
Fundraising drive
Fundraising
Grantmaking                        yes
Grants listing                     yes
                                   WAHIP (Washington Artists Health Insurance Project), a pilot project of Leveraging Investments in Creativity
Insurance for artists              (LINC) in partnership with Artist Trust
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support
Ticketing
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers
Workshops for artists              yes
Workshops for teachers
                                   A searchable database of current and ongoing opportunities including Grants, Awards, Prizes, Scholarships,
                                   and Residency Programs; current Employment listings and Employment resources; current Studio Space &
                                   Housing listings and housing/space related resources; discipline-specific resources, as well as legal resources,
                                   health resources, and emergency assistance programs. Also available in a hard copy form printed six times a
Other services                     year.
                                   Artists' Assets: A Guide to Artist Resources is a comprehensive 80-page print publication of information about
                                   hundreds of organizations, agencies, guilds and service providers that offer vital resources for artists. Artists'
                                   Assets is published annually. You can download your own copy from our website.
                                   Art Source is our quarterly newsletter full of articles of relevance to artists and arts patrons across Washington
                                   State.
                                   Workshops and Events: Searchable calendar of workshops and events across the state. The workshops listed
                                   include Artist Trust's Grant Writing and Artist Survival Skills (SoS) workshops, as well as Washington Lawyers
                                   for the Arts legal clinics and workshops, and workshops and events offered by other organizations around the
                                   state.

Membership structure
Dues costs:                        $45 annually
 Artists                           $45
 Art-related business
 Individuals (general)
 Students
 Arts organizations
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs
Other member information           20% off certain Seattle Art Museum memberships
                                   To date, Artist Trust has awarded over $2.9 million to 1,391 artists statewide and has equipped thousands of
                                   artists with the information and resources necessary to become self-sufficient art makers. In 2006, more than
Indicators of success?             250,000 Washington citizens benefited from Artist Trust’s programming.
                                   Worked with Dance/USA and the New England Foundation for the Arts in 2004 to help promote and provide
                                   regional professional development initiatives for dance artists;




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                                                             Greater Phil Cult Alliance




                                   Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Year established                   1972
City and State                     Philadelphia, PA
Contact person                     Tom Kaiden
Website                            www.philaculture.org
Phone
email                              info@philaculture.org
Mission


Annual operating budget            $1,500,000 in 2005
Number of staff                    20
                                   Member elected: Includes leadership reps of cultural, educational, business, philanthropic institutions plus,
Board structure                    government, chamber, tourism people.
Number on board                    32
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 Arts & Cultural Institutions
Individual artists                 Individuals
Audiences                          Audiences
Other                              Policy makers
Other                              Foundations, Business, Educational insitutions

Services
Advocacy                           Yes
Annual arts festival
Annual conference                  Yes. Also regional forums & outreach
Bulk purchasing                    Yes
Business advice to individuals     Yes but more for orgs
Business advice to organizations   Yes + Arts&Biz council partnership
Citywide pr campaigns              Yes
Events listing                     Yes
Fellowships for artists            Yes
Fundraising drive                  Yes
Fundraising                        Yes
Grantmaking                        Yes
Grants listing                     ?
Insurance for artists              Yes - via access to group health to arts orgs
Jobs listing                       Yes
Shared admin support               Yes
Ticketing                          Yes
Venue booking                      no
Workshops for art managers         Yes
Workshops for artists
Workshops for teachers             Yes
Other services                     Yes
                                   Cultural List Coop
                                   Research, convening, arts-based revitalization projects
                                   Insurance, Payroll services, hotel lodging, fitness centers

Membership structure
Dues costs:                        Varies: $100 - 2500 (in 05)
  Artists                          $75 (in '05)
  Art-related business
  Individuals (general)
  Students
  Arts organizations               Institutional membership based on budget
  Service providers
  Members of other service orgs
Indicators of success?             Awarded 500+ grants and 1.3 mil. Collaborated in distributing funds for community based arts projects.
                                   333 Institutional memvbers
Other key information              Advocacy campaigns have restored 80% of Mayor Street's 4.4 mil cut in arts funding.
                                   FunGuide (site) gets 1.2 mil annual visits. Tix returns .5 mil to arts orgs annually




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                                                         Chicago Artists Resource



                                   Chicago Artists Resource
Year established
City and State
Contact person
Website
Phone
email
Mission                            Provide consulting, education, training and resources to help nonprofits meet their missions
Annual operating budget
Number of staff
Board structure
Number on board

Structure
Government appointed board
Self-perpetuating elected board
Member-elected board
Other

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations
Individual artists
Audiences
Other
Other

Services
Advocacy
Annual arts festival
Annual conference
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals
Business advice to organizations
Citywide pr campaigns
Events listing
Fellowships for artists
Fundraising drive
Fundraising
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists
Jobs listing
Shared admin support
Ticketing
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers
Workshops for artists
Workshops for teachers
Other
Other
Other
Other
Other
Membership structure
Dues costs:
  Artists
  Art-related business
  Individuals (general)
  Students
  Arts organizations
  Service providers
  Members of other service orgs
Other member information


Indicators of success?

Other key information




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                                                              Ctr Cult Innovation CA




                                   Center for Cultural Innovation
Year established                   2001
City and State                     Los Angeles and San Francisco
Contact person                     Cora Mirikitani, President
Website                            www.cciarts.org
Phone                              213.687.8577
email                              info@cciarts.org
                                   The Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington is an organization dedicated to sustaining and increasing regional
                                   leadership, appreciation, support and resources for arts and culture. We build and nurture a regional network by
                                   enhancing the connection, collaboration, and conversation within the arts and cultural community and among
Mission                            business and other interest groups.
Annual operating budget            $522,874 REV & $422,202 EXP
Number of staff                    9
Board structure                    Board of Directors & Board of Advisors
Number on board                    7 & 22
                                   Also an artists advisory council
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 Yes
Individual artists                 Yes
Audiences                          No
Other                              Private Business Leaders
Other                              Local Government

Services
Advocacy                           Yes
Annual arts festival               No
Annual conference                  No
Bulk purchasing                    Yes - BOA
Business advice to individuals     Yes
Business advice to organizations   Yes
Citywide pr campaigns              Yes - Town Hall
Events listing                     No
Fellowships for artists            Yes
Fundraising drive
Fundraising                        Foundations, Businesses & Govt Grants
Grantmaking                        Yes - 1) Artistic Equipment & Tools; 2) Presenting & Marketing Artistic Work
Grants listing                     No
Insurance for artists              Yes - BOA
Jobs listing                       No
Shared admin support               No
Ticketing                          Discounts only - BOA
Venue booking                      No
Workshops for art managers         Yes - Technical Assistance
Workshops for artists              Yes - Training & Counseling
Workshops for teachers             No
                                   Incubator Project - Focused on the design, research and/or field testing of new program tools and strategies to
Other services                     support the needs of artists
                                   Textbook "The Business of Art" & Bookstore
                                   Links to other Online Resources
                                   Blog "News, Advice & Opinion for Artists"

Membership structure
Dues costs:                        $19.95 annually - BOA
 Artists                           Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Art-related business              Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Individuals (general)             Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Students                          Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Arts organizations                Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Service providers                 Free Online Registration - Pay Workshop/Event Fees
 Members of other service orgs
                                   BOA (Benefit Opportunities for Artists) is a collaborative discount program involving 5 different organizations. It
                                   is designed to give artists access to group discounts on a wide range of equipment and office supplies, legal
                                   and financial services, dental coverage, and professional development programs and tools. In addition, CCI has
Other member information           a referral service for health care options.
Indicators of success?

Other key information              CCI targets artists and creative entrepeneurs by supporting individual capacity-building and self-sufficiency.




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                                                               Springboard MINN




Information
                                   Springboard for the Arts, Minnesota
Basic Info:
Group Name
Year established
City and State
Contact person
Website
Phone
email
                                   to support the arts in America by promoting and supporting emerging or independent artists and arts
Mission                            organizations


Annual operating budget
Number of staff
Board structure
Number on board

Structure
Government appointed board
Self-perpetuating elected board
Member-elected board
Other

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations
Individual artists
Audiences
Other
Other

Services
Advocacy
Annual arts festival
Annual conference
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals
Business advice to organizations
Citywide pr campaigns
Events listing
Fellowships for artists
Fundraising drive
Fundraising
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists
Jobs listing
Shared admin support
Ticketing
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers
Workshops for artists
Workshops for teachers
Other
Other
Other
Other
Other
Membership structure
Dues costs:
  Artists
  Art-related business
  Individuals (general)
  Students
  Arts organizations
  Service providers
  Members of other service orgs
Other member information


Indicators of success?

Other key information




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                                                                 Greenlights ATX




                                   Greenlights Back Office
Year established                   2001
City and State                     Austin, TX
Contact person                     Matt Kouri
Website                            www.greenlights.org
Phone                              512 477-5955
email                              info@greenlights.org
                                   Greenlights provides consulting, education, networking and resources to help Central Texas nonprofit fulfill their
Mission                            missions
Annual operating budget            $1.2 million expense 2007
Number of staff                    12
Board structure                    Self-perpetuating Board of trustees, Advisory Council
Number on board                    15
Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 yes
Individual artists                 no
Audiences                          no
Other                              other Nonprofits
                                   Philanthropists

Services
Advocacy                           no
Annual arts festival               no
Annual conference                  yes - re management
Bulk purchasing                    no
Business advice to individuals     yes - re management
Business advice to organizations   yes - re management
Citywide pr campaigns              no
Events listing                     no
Fellowships for artists            no
Fundraising drive                  no
Fundraising                        technical assistance
Grantmaking                        no
Grants listing                     no
Insurance for artists              no
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support               yes
Ticketing                          no
Venue booking                      no
Workshops for art managers         yes
Workshops for artists              no
Workshops for teachers             no
Other services                     consulting, tools, media training, fiscal consulting
                                   marketing reseach, executive search, program evaluation
Membership structure
Dues costs:
  Artists
  Art-related business
  Individuals (general)            $50/students$65 individual/$35 student
  Students
  Arts organizations               $175 large/$110 small/$75 start-up
  Service providers                same as above
  Members of other service orgs    individuals get membership benefits of larger org
Other member information           Affiliates $500-$95
Indicators of success?             # reached, earned income, satisfaction scores
                                   New practices in use




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                                                                 Fractured Atlas, NYC




                                   Fractured Atlas
Basic Info:
Group Name
Year established                   @2001
City and State                     NYC
Contact person                     Adam Huttler
Website                            www.fracturedatlas.org
Phone                              support@fracturedatlas.org
email                              212 277 8020
                                   Fractured Atlas facilitates the creation of art by offering vital support to the artists who produce it. We help
                                   artists and arts organizations gain access to funding, health insurance, and education, in a context that honors
                                   their individuality and independent spirit. By nurturing today's talented but underrepresented voices, we hope to
Mission                            foster a dynamic and diverse cultural landscape in the future.


Annual operating budget            $1.2 million in 2005
Number of staff                    7
Board structure
Number on board                    13

Structure
Government appointed board         no
Self-perpetuating elected board    yes
Member-elected board
Other

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 yes
Individual artists                 yes
Audiences
Other
Other

Services
Advocacy                           yes
Annual arts festival
Annual conference                  convening
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals     yes
Business advice to organizations   yes
Citywide pr campaigns              marketing and promotion of arts events
Events listing                     selective
Fellowships for artists            yes
Fundraising drive                  yes
Fundraising                        yes
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists              brokers access to same
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support
Ticketing                          no
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers         yes - online
Workshops for artists              yes - online
Workshops for teachers             yes - online
Other services                     healthcare services for independent artists
                                   online fiscal agent service
Membership structure
Dues costs:                        75 - 150
 Artists                           $75 (free for partner members - eg ACoT members have free FA memberships)
 Art-related business
 Individuals (general)
 Students
 Arts organizations                $150. (free for partner members as above)
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs
Other member information


Indicators of success?             Adam H invited to address AFTA
                                   1. Provided over 1,000 independent artists with affordable health insurance.
Other key information              2. Helped raise and distribute over $550,000 to independent artists and arts organizations.
                                   3. Expanded the Open Arts Network to include 18 organizations in six states, with a potential audience of
                                   20,000 artists.




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                                                              Ctr Arts Policy Chicago




                                   The Center for Arts Policy at Columbia College Chicago
Year established
City and State                     Chicago
Contact person                     Nick Rabkin
Website                            www2.colum.edu/center_for_arts_policy/center.htm
Phone
email
Mission


Annual operating budget
Number of staff
Board structure
Number on board

Structure
Government appointed board
Self-perpetuating elected board
Member-elected board
Other

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations
Individual artists
Audiences
Other
Other

Services
Advocacy
Annual arts festival
Annual conference
Bulk purchasing
Business advice to individuals
Business advice to organizations
Citywide pr campaigns
Events listing
Fellowships for artists
Fundraising drive
Fundraising
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists
Jobs listing
Shared admin support
Ticketing
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers
Workshops for artists
Workshops for teachers
                                   The Center for Arts Policy may be the country's leading center for research about the value and impact of arts
                                   integration (integrating art lessons with other core academic subjects) and what they refer to as "teaching
                                   artists" -- professional artists who also teach in schools. Their research may provide some of the best available
Other                              models of successful partnerships between artists and schools.
                                   Columbia College offers a course called The Teaching Artist in Schools. Course description at:
Other                              www2.colum.edu/course_description/38-3580.html
Other
Other
Other
Membership structure
Dues costs:
 Artists
 Art-related business
 Individuals (general)
 Students
 Arts organizations
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs
Other member information


Indicators of success?

Other key information




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                                                                     Washington DC Cult All




                                   Washington Cultural Alliance
Year established
City and State                     Washington DC
Contact person                     Jennifer Payne
Website                            www.cultural-alliance.org
Phone                              (202) 638-2406
email
                                   The Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington is an organization dedicated to sustaining and increasing regional
                                   leadership, appreciation, support and resources for arts and culture. We build and nurture a regional network by
                                   enhancing the connection, collaboration, and conversation within the arts and cultural community and among
                                   business and other interest groups. The Cultural Alliance pursues four institutional strategies in order to progress
Mission                            its missions: Research, Convene, Advocate, and Serve.


Annual operating budget            $2.745 million
Number of staff                    6
Board structure                    Board of Trustees
Number on board                    33

Structure
Government appointed board         No
Self-perpetuating elected board    Yes
Member-elected board               No
Other

Who's the customer?
Arts organizations                 yes
Individual artists                 yes
Audiences                          no
Other                              no
Other                              no

Services
Advocacy
Annual arts festival
Annual conference
Bulk purchasing                    member discounts
Business advice to individuals     yes
Business advice to organizations   yes
Citywide pr campaigns              yes
Events listing                     yes
Fellowships for artists
Fundraising drive
Fundraising
Grantmaking
Grants listing
Insurance for artists              yes
Jobs listing                       yes
Shared admin support
Ticketing                          yes
Venue booking
Workshops for art managers
Workshops for artists
Workshops for teachers
Other                              forums, membership directory, half-hour tv show on arts, archives, publications
Other                              Business Volunteers for the Arts
                                   ICKETPlace - Half-price, day-of-show and advance sale retail outlet and online outlet. Buseinss Volunteers for the
                                   Arts Washington -Recruits and places professionals with small arts organizations for pro-bono management
                                   engagments. JOB Bank Online a free clearinghouse for arets aministration job opportunities throughout the
                                   region. National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Workshops for arts marketing professionals Arts Marketing
                                   Workshops for arts manangement professionals Arts Show & Tell half-hour program airing on community
                                   television stations throughout the region that fouces on CAGW member organizations Provides health care
Other                              options (medical and dental) to members
Other
Other
Membership structure
Dues costs:                        600 members
 Artists                           $100/year or less for staff of member org's
 Art-related business              Unknown
 Individuals (general)             See above
 Students                          $100/year
 Arts organizations                $100-$7,360 sliding scale based on annual org budget
 Service providers
 Members of other service orgs
Other member information           $50/year affiliates (staff of member orgs)


Indicators of success?             Unknown
                                   Unknown
Other key information




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