National Arts Organizations
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
An independent federal agency supporting artists and arts organizations and bringing the arts to all Americans.
Americans for the Arts
National organization that supports the arts and culture through private and public resource development.
Regional Arts Organizations
Arts Midwest promotes creativity, nurtures cultural leadership, and engages people in meaningful arts experiences, bringing vitality to Midwest communities and enriching people’s lives.
Mid America Arts Alliance
Nonprofit organization serving museums, performing arts centers, and community art organizations.
Chicago Artists’ Coalition
Educates public on value of art in society while providing support, advocacy and professional development.
Illinois Arts Council
Encourages the development of the arts in Illinois with funding, programs, and support.
Arts Alliance Illinois
Increasing public awareness and advocating for greater support of the arts.
Arts and Business Council of Chicago
Bringing together the arts and business communities.
Illinois Humanities Council
Nonprofit education foundation that promotes greater public understanding of and appreciation for the humanities through its grants and programs.