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Americans for the Arts
The nation's leading non-profit organization for advancing the arts in America. With a 40-year record of objective arts industry research, they are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.
Americans for the Arts released the findings from Arts & Economic Prosperity: The Economic Impact of Non-profit Arts Organizations and Their Audiences. This research project reveals dynamic data about the cultural sector.

Artists Under the Dome 
This organization is an effort to provide a State level forum for Massachusetts artists of all disciplines.  The goals of which are to foster a dialogue across artistic disciplines and to assess and address overlapping concerns and needs of the artist community.

A non-profit organization providing a network of strategies and resources to all artists for support and increased exposure.

Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston
Devoted to stimulating partnerships between the arts and businesses that benefit both sectors and the communities they serve.
Jim Grace: Executive Director
C/O Goodwin, Procter LLP
Exchange Place
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 350-7600

A "one stop shop" for arts and entertainment in Boston.
31 St. James Avenue, Suite 306
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-8632

Arts Extension Service (AES)
AES develops the arts in communities and community through the arts with continuing professional education for arts managers, artists, and civic leaders.
Workshops, training programs, online certificates for managers, and online bachelor's degrees for Art's Administrators are available. AES is also a leading publisher of arts management books.
100 Venture Way Ste. 201
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 545-2360


Aims to help your organization address its daily marketing needs and longer-term marketing issues.

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
a 1,500 member not-for-profit organization representing all sectors of the Cambridge economy
850 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 876-4100

Cambridge Community Television (CCTV)
A recognized community media center with sebsite displays, blogs, articles, videos and more produced by community members. Membership is required for classes, equipment use and special programs. Space available: store front meeting room.
675 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 661-6900

Champions of Change

An organization that supports the creative use of technology to enhance the educational experience for K-12 teachers, parents, and students.
Artsedge is a program of the Education Department of the Kennedy Center.
An advisory committee to the White House on Cultural Issues working with three primary cultural agencies: National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services focusing on arts and humanities, education, cultural exchange and creative economy.

Community Arts Advocates, Inc.
A non-profit organization expanding artists' expression through the community.
Stephen H. Baird, Executive Director
PO Box 300112
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations
The Center is an interdisciplinary research center at Harvard University based at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. It seeks to expand understanding about nonprofit organizations and civil society.

Healthcare for Artists 
Founded in 1973 it is a non-profit Massachusetts art organization established to foster the development of artists of all disciplines and to improve the economic and social position of artists by advocating for and with artists on public policy issues that affect the artists' community. The website offers free information about artists' live/work space, health hazards, health care options, professional issues and more.  All Artists Foundation's programs, resources, and services are either free or at little cost to the patron.  
516 East Second St. #49
Boston MA, 02127
(617) 464-3559
(617) 464-3561 (24-hour info line)

Massachusetts Cultural Council
State agency that promotes excellence, access, education, and diversity in arts, humanities and sciences.
10 St. James Ave. 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 727-3668

MAASH - Massachusetts Advocates for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities
This road-based, statewide organization serves as a unified voice for the cultural community of Massachusetts. MAASH identifies significant issues of importance to the cultural community and works to influence legislation and public opinion.
Chairman, Board of Directors: Celeste M. Wilson
P.O. Box 961859
75 Arlington Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02196
(617) 725-0155

Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA)
MMA is the voice of cities and towns in Massachusetts and is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides advocacy, training, publications, research and other sevices.
One Winthrop Square
Boston, MA 02110 
(617) 426-7272

Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard Univers
The Latin American and Latino Art Forum brings contemporary Latin American and Latino art to Harvard University through exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and artists' visits. These programs generally revolve around two artist selected each year from a juried exhibition.
1730 Cambridge Street
(617) 495-3366
Art Forum website:

The Urban Institute
The institute has developed neighborhood arts and culture indicators for use in local planning, policymaking and community building. This site is a resource for urban planners, community development practitioners, public policy scholars and professional, arts administrators, and artists and community leaders interested in developing Cultural Vitality Indicators.
2100 M Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 833-7200

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts, Inc. 
A nonprofit organization established to meet the legal needs of the state's artistic communities
249 A Street #14
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 350-7600