STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS
NCAPER is a voluntary task force of national, regional, state and local arts organizations, public agencies, and foundations. The Coalition helps ensure that artists, arts/cultural organizations, cultural funders, and arts businesses are able to and can respond effectively to disasters and emergencies affecting the arts and culture sector.
THE ACTORS FUND
Founded in 1882, The Actors Fund is a national human services organization here to meet the needs of our entertainment community with a unique understanding of the challenges involved in a life in the arts. Services include emergency financial assistance, affordable housing, health care and insurance counseling, senior care, secondary career development and more.
AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
Envision a future where working artists thrive and have a safety net of resources and support to protect and sustain their livelihood, studio and art.
CERF+ was started by artists for artists in the craft community as a grassroots mutual aid effort in 1985 and has since emerged as the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide.
JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION
The Joan Mitchell Foundation celebrates the life of abstract artist Joan Mitchell by expanding awareness of her pioneering work and fulfilling her wish to support and provide opportunities for visual artists. Through grants, residencies, and related initiatives, the Foundation advances the work of today’s artists and amplifies their essential contributions to communities around the world.
The Recording Academy's charity MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.
NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK
The National Performance Network and Visual Artists Network (NPN/VAN) believes artists and arts organizations are essential for creating a just and sustainable world, and we believe communities deserve broad access to art and culture that reflect their own experiences and inform about the experiences of others.
NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is a nonprofit service organization that empowers working artists and emerging arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development.
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF STATE ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
We are the professional association of the nation’s 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies. NASAA is a national, not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that champions public support for the arts in America.
Together, NASAA and the state arts agencies advance the arts as an essential ingredient in the well-being and prosperity of our nation’s individuals, communities and families.
PERFORMING ARTS READINESS PROJECT
The Performing Arts Readiness project supports a variety of programs to increase the knowledge and ability of performing arts organizations to create and execute emergency recovery plans.
Funded through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
SOUTH ARTS AND ARTS READY
The arts are integral to the robust economic, social, cultural and educational vitality of the South. This belief guides the activities of South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization with a mission to advance excellence in the arts, connect the arts to key state and national policies, and nurture a vibrant quality of life. We invite you to join us in building a better South through the arts.
GRANTMAKERS IN THE ARTS
Grantmakers in the Arts is the only national association of both public and private arts and culture funders in the US, including independent and family foundations, public agencies, community foundations, corporate philanthropies, nonprofit regrantors, and national service organizations – funders of all shapes and sizes across the US and into Canada.