Artist’s Services Organizations

A.R.T./New Yorkart-newyork.orgThe Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York is an arts service organization dedicated to supporting New York City’s vibrant community of non-for profit theatres.
Americans for the ArtsArtsMarketing.orgCelebrating its 50th anniversary in 2010, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. From offices in Washington, DC, and New York City, it serves more than 150,000 organizational and individual members and stakeholders.
Bronx Council on the Artsbronxarts.orgThe Bronx Council on the Arts’ organizational mission is to encourage and increase public awareness and participation in the arts and to nurture the development of artists and cultural organizations.
Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)brooklynartscouncil.orgBAC gives grants, presents free and affordable arts events, trains artists and arts professionals, teaches students, incubates new projects and promotes artists and cultural groups across our borough. Brooklyn’s cultural anchor since 1966, BAC has also been the catalyst helping the arts community grow. We continually evaluate and evolve what we do to meet the changing times, and keep our commitment to community engagement, diversity and inclusion when it comes to the arts in our borough.
Career Transition for Dancerscareertransition.orgCareer Transition For Dancers is a nonprofit organization that enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines.
Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island

The Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island cultivates a sustainable and diverse cultural community for the people of Staten Island by: Making the arts accessible to every member of the community; Supporting and building recognition for artistic achievement; Providing artists, organizations, and arts educators the technical, financial and social resources to encourage cultural production.


Dance/NYC exists to strengthen the professional dance field in New York City—serving as the voice, guide, and infrastructure architect for all local dance artists, audiences, and managers within the creative economy.
Dramatists Guild of Americadramatistsguild.comThe Dramatists Guild of America was established for the purpose of aiding dramatists in protecting both the artistic and economic integrity of their work. The Guild believes that a vibrant, vital and provocative theater is an essential element of the ongoing cultural debate which informs the citizens of a free society. The Guild believes that if such a theater is to survive, the unique, idiosyncratic voices of both men and women who write for it must be cultivated and protected.
Fractured Atlas
fracturedatlas.orgFractured Atlas is a non-profit organization that serves a national community of artists and arts organizations. Our programs and services facilitate the creation of art by offering vital support to the artists who produce it. We help artists and arts organizations function more effectively as businesses by providing access to funding, healthcare, education, and more, all in a context that honors their individuality and independent spirit. By nurturing today’s talented but underrepresented voices, we hope to foster a dynamic and diverse cultural landscape of tomorrow.
Harlem Arts Allianceharlemaa.orgHarlem Arts Alliance (HAA) is a not-for-profit arts service organization committed to nurturing the artistic growth of artists and the organizational development of arts organizations based in Harlem and surrounding communities.
Harkness Center for Dance enhance the health, well-being and quality of life of dancers and dance companies by providing state-of-the-art

affordable medical care.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Councillmcc.netLower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has been a leading voice for arts and culture Downtown and throughout New York City for over 35 years, producing cultural events and promoting the arts through grants, services, advocacy, and cultural development programs. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is dedicated to making Manhattan a thriving center of arts activity with relevance to the arts community worldwide. It does this through a range of grants, cultural programs and advocacy.

Materials for the

Founded in 1978, Materials for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, provides thousands of NYC’s arts and cultural organizations, public schools, and community arts programs with the supplies they need to run and expand their programs. MFTA gathers materials from companies and individuals that no longer need them and makes them available, for free, to the artists and educators that do.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)nyfa.orgThe New York Foundation for the Arts’ mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives.
NYC Performing Arts Spacesnycpaspaces.orgSpace Solutions for Music, Dance, & Theatre. A Project of Fractured Atlas
Pentaclepentacle.orgPentacle is a leading voice and resource for some of today’s most exciting contemporary dance and performance artists. For over 35 years, our exemplary services and projects have empowered artists to do what they do best . . . create works of art.
The Actors Fundactorsfund.orgThe Actors Fund is a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. The Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition.
THE POINTthepoint.orgTHE POINT Community Development Corporation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. We work with our neighbors to celebrate the life and art of our community, an area traditionally defined solely in terms of its poverty, crime rate, poor schools and substandard housing. We believe the area’s residents, their talents and aspirations, are THE POINT’s greatest assets.
Queens Council on the Artsqueenscouncilarts.orgThe mission of the Queens Council on the Arts is to foster and develop the arts in Queens County and to support arts organizations and individual artists in presenting their cultural diversity for the benefit of the community.
Theater Maniatheatermania.comFounded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews, video content and online ticketing for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and theater nationwide. provides listings and editorial coverage for over 40 markets, widely distributes free email newsletters and special offers to its subscribers. In addition, provides online marketing programs to performing arts organizations, and provides box office, telephone, and online ticketing services to clients across the nation through its proprietary ticketing systems.

Theatre Development Fundtdf.orgTheatre Development Fund, a not-for-profit organization, was created with the conviction that the live theatrical arts afford a unique expression of the human condition that must be sustained and nurtured. TDF’s two-fold mission is to identify and provide support, including financial assistance, to theatrical works of artistic merit, and to encourage and enable diverse audiences to attend live theatre and dance in all their venues.
Volunteer Laywers for the Arts (VLA)vlany.orgSince 1969, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts has been the leading provider of educational and legal services, advocacy and mediation to the arts community. As the first arts-related legal aid organization, VLA is the model for similar organizations around the world.
Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU)truonline.orgTRU was formed to promote a spirit of cooperation and support within the general theater community by providing information and a variety of entertainment-related services and resources that strengthen the capacity of producing organizations, individuals producers, self-producing artists and other theater professionals.

Theatre Communications Group (TCG)tcg.orgTo strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theater.