Non-profits

Local

ArtWell
ArtWell awakens dreams and inspires growth in young people and their communities by nurturing creativity. We engage young people in self-reflection and creative expression to discover and honor their strengths and those of others.
215-386-7705
100 W. Oxford Street
Suite E-1300

Community Education Center
The Community Education Center is a nonprofit performing arts center and artists incubator space. The Center is known and respected by artists and audiences alike for its support of the local arts community and its presentations of outstanding dance and performance. The Center also offers the community opportunities to explore their creativity through classes in the performing arts as well as performance opportunities.
cec@cecarts.org
3500 Lancaster Ave
215.387.1911

Fleisher Art Memorial
Fleisher is a source of inspiration, creativity and community. Every year, more than 17,000 people experience the transformative power of art by participating in our studio classes, exhibitions, and community-based programming.
info@fleisher.org
719 Catharine Street
T 215.922.3456 ext. 300
F 215.922.5327

Manayunk Roxborough Art Center
The Manayunk Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) is a non-profit educational institution which offers a full range of creative educational services to residents of the Manayunk-Roxborough community as well as the greater Philadelphia area.
MRAC.arts@Gmail.com
419 Green Lane
215-482-3363

Portside Arts Center
Our mission is to empower the children and adults of our community with opportunities to develop their artistic abilities, awaken the imagination, and build self-esteem and confidence. Through the Arts we provide a safe haven for our community to nurture creativity, diversity, literacy and health for the betterment of all.
portsideartscenter@gmail.com
2531 E. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia
T 215-427-1514
F 215-427-1514

The Resource Exchange
A nonprofit reuse center dedicated to promoting creative reuse, recycling, and resource conservation by diverting valuable materials from the waste stream and redirecting them to artists, builders, educators, and the general public.
info@theresourceexchange.org
1701 N. 2nd
Philadelphia, PA 19122
267.997.0060

University City Arts League
The University City Arts League (UCAL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and cultural enrichment in the arts. UCAL serves people of all ages in our diverse community.
4226 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
T 215-382-7811
F 215-382-3339

Elsewhere

American Craft Council
The American Craft Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to championing contemporary American craft.
1224 Marshall Street NE.
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413
council@craftcouncil.org
(612) 206-3100

Americans for the Arts
Our mission is to serve, advance, and lead the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Connecting your best ideas and leaders from the arts, communities, and business, together we can work to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts.
Locations
1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
T 202.371.2830
F 202.371.0424

One East 53rd Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
T 212.223.2787
F 212.980.4857

Cape Cod Art Association
Cape Cod Art Association
3480 Route 6A (Main St.)
Barnstable, MA 02630
curator@CapeCodArtAssoc.org
T 508-362-2909
F 508-362-3223

Center for Photography at Woodstock
CPW supports the arts by offering affordable public workspaces that feature a traditional black and white darkroom, state-of-the-art digital lab, and a library of over 1,400 photo-related monographs, critical texts, exhibition catalogs and periodicals. One-on-one consultations are also available.
59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
T 845-679-9957

Contemporary Artists Center
The Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside is a multi-purpose art organization originally founded in Massachusetts, and now operating in Troy, NY. For the last 20 years the CAC has presented and procured artists who want to produce, explore, test new concepts and expand the current debates and ideas in today’s art and culture.
71 Old Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180
518.813.6193

Creative Capital
Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding,
counsel and career development services. Our pioneering approach—inspired by venture-capital
principles—helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable
practices.
65 Bleecker St. 7th Fl.
New York, NY 10012
T 212 598 9900

Fine Arts Work Center
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging the growth and development of emerging visual artists and writers and to restoring the year-round vitality of the historic art colony of Provincetown. The Work Center is internationally known for its acclaimed Fellowship residency program, summer workshop program, online writing classes, and MFA program in collaboration with MassArt.
24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
508.487.9960

Fotofest
FotoFest® created the first international Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art in the United States. FotoFest® is an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas. FotoFest’s purpose is to promote the exchange of art and ideas through international programs and the presentation of photographic art.
1113 Vine Street, Suite 101
Houston, TX 77002-1043
T 713.223.5522
F 713.223.4411

Handweavers Guild of America
HGA is an international membership association created to encourage excellence, inspire creativity, and preserve fiber arts traditions through education.
hga@weavespindye.org
1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
T 678-730-0010
F 678-730-0836

Light Work
Light Work was founded as an artist-run, non-profit organization in 1973.
Our mission is to provide direct support to artists working in photography and related media, through residencies, publications, exhibitions, and a community-access lab facility.
Robert B. Menschel Media Center
316 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, New York 13244
Light Work — 315-443-1300 / info@lightwork.org
Light Work Lab — 315-443-2450 / lab@lightwork.org
Urban Video Project — 315-443-1369 / info@urbanvideoproject.com

Peters Valley Craft Center
Peters Valley School of Craft is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, founded in 1970 in partnership with the National Park Service to promote and encourage education and excellence in craft.
info@petersvalley.org
19 Kuhn Road,
Layton, NJ 07851
T – 973-948-5200

Society for Photographic Education
The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides and fosters an understanding of photography as a means of diverse creative expression, cultural insight, and experimental practice. Through its interdisciplinary programs, services, and publications, the society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms through teaching and learning, scholarship, and criticism.
2530 Superior Avenue #403
Cleveland, OH 44114
T 216/622-2733
F 216/622-2712

Visual Studies Workshop
Visual Studies Workshop’s mission is to support makers and interpreters of images through education, publications, exhibitions, and collections.
31 Prince Street
Rochester, New York 14607
T 585.442.8676
F 585.442.1992

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