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Source: National Endowment for the Arts
Category: Local Arts Network          Topic: Fundraising
Category: For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The Foundation Center, a New York nonprofit organization that aids grant seekers nationwide, has started GrantSpace, a new site filled with educational content, videos, and podcasts. The new online resource is designed to make it easier for nonprofit workers to get information on financing their operations, getting grants, and operating effectively.

Author: Beth Kanter          Source: Beth's Blog
Category: Local Arts Network          Topic: IT

Information & Resources for arists, art fair organizers, planners, and adventure.

The Illinois Artisans Program focuses national attention on the rich heritage of the fine crafting that exists in Illinois.

Non-Profit Organizations that wish to apply for an tax Exempt (E) number can find information and resources here.

Categories: For Artists, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The Illinois Film Office (IFO), a division of DCEO, promotes and markets the state as an ideal shooting location for films, television shows and commercials. The IFO also promotes and encourages the training and hiring of Illinois residents who represent the diversity of the state’s population.

Category: For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

"We help finance initiatives throughout Illinois that stimulate the economy, create jobs and make a better Illinois for all."

Categories: For Artists, For Educators, For Organizations          Topic: Education Resources

A useful starting point for anyone trying to determine where holdings related to Illinois folk and popular music reside. Individuals interested in the folk revival in Chicago, fiddle music in eastern Illinois, folk ballads in the Illinois Ozarks, blues, Swedish Lutheran hymnals, early jazz, Chicago gospel, country music in Chicago, marching band music, Polish folk and popular music, jazz musicians from the East St. Louis region, and the history of recording in Chicago will all find something of interest here. Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Illinois Humanities Council.

Illinois Folk and Popular Music: A Guide to Archival Collections

Categories: For Artists, For Educators, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

Promoting greater public understanding of and appreciation for the humanities.

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