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Regional Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations

Regional Arts Service Organizations
Alphabetical list by discipline of arts service organizations serving the Midwest region.

Arts Midwest
A regional arts organization primarily serving the nine states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Provides funding, training, publications, information services, and conferences to arts and cultural organizations, artists, art administrators, and art enthusiasts. Arts Midwest is the Ohio Arts Council's regional arts service organization. Click here for more information about how Arts Midwest programming serves the OAC and Ohio constituents.

Consortium for Pacific Arts and Cultures (no web site available)
The Consortium for Pacific Arts and Cultures (CPAC) is one of the seven private, nonprofit regional arts organizations. Though their office located in Honolulu, Hawai'i, they serve the U.S.jurisdictions of American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

Heinz Endowments
The Heinz Endowments support programs in the areas of Arts and Culture by awarding grants on a competitive basis to arts organizations enabling them to present the work of the eligible Pittsburgh-based artists listed in their catalog. In Ohio, application is limited to presenters in the following counties: Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Geauga, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe, Noble, Portage, Summit, Stark, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Washington.

Mid-America Arts Alliance
In partnership with the six state art agencies of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas, M-AAA stretches the boundaries of the "heartland" to include national and international programs and arts activity

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Providing leadership and support through grants, technical assistance and information to artists and arts organizations in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands and West Virginia. Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation encourages arts access, expands audiences, connects Mid Atlantic arts nationally and internationally, builds arts appreciation, support and leadership, and supports professional artists.

New England Foundation for the Arts
NEFA serves arts organizations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. NEFA supports programs in three areas: Culture in Community—advances partnerships between arts and non-arts entities; Creation and Presentation—enables the development and presentation of high quality artistic work by providing support to artists and their organizational partners; Connections—works to expand knowledge concerning the roles, practices, and social impact of the arts, and to evolve and support strategic collaborations that build practices and tools for the field.

SouthArts serves state arts councils in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Western States Arts Federation
WESTAF serves Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai'i, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Founded in 1974 as a private nonprofit corporation, WESTAF believes unconditionally in the cultural resources of the American West and works for the advancement of artists, audiences, and arts organizations in the region. This is accomplished by developing and coordinating unique projects and services across state boundaries and through the creation of partnerships between arts organizations and arts professionals.




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