North Carolina Arts Council
The mission of the Arts Council is to make North Carolina a better state through the arts. The Arts Council provides technical assistance, information resources, and over 1,000 grants each year to nonprofit organizations and artists. It has a 24–member board appointed by the Governor, a 26–member staff, and serves as the steward of state and federal funds appropriated for the arts.
North Dakota Council on the Arts
The North Dakota Council on the Arts was established in 1967 by the State Legislature. It is the state agency responsible for the support and development of the arts and artists throughout North Dakota.
Ohio Arts Council
The Ohio Arts Council was created in 1965 to "foster and encourage the development of the arts and assist the preservation of Ohio's cultural heritage." This is accomplished by the Council in two primary methods; first, through the various grant funding programs that the Council operates to provide support to artists and to make arts activities available to a broad segment of Ohio's public; and secondly, by providing services that help to enhance...
Oklahoma Arts Council
For more than 40 years, the Oklahoma Arts Council has sustained Oklahoma's vibrant non–profit arts industry. Since 1965, the Council has played a pivotal role in fostering the arts across the state.
Oregon Arts Commission
The Oregon Arts Commission was established in 1967 to foster the arts in Oregon and ensure their excellence. Nine commissioners, appointed by the governor, determine policies, establish Long–Range Plans, and review applications to grants programs to determine funding levels.
Oregon Cultural Trust
The Oregon Cultural Trust is a statewide cultural plan to raise significant new funds to invest in Oregon's arts, humanities and heritage. Funds will be distributed to local communities to support their cultural priorities, through competitive grants for projects of regional and statewide significance, and through gran
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
The mission of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) is to foster the excellence, diversity and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and to broaden the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state.
Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture
The Office of Arts and Culture manages the city's public art program, administers a grants program, supports arts education, conducts research, provides information and assistance to artists and cultural organizations, and oversees the city's cultural planning efforts. The Office of Arts and Culture works with other city departments that manage cultural facilities and programs. Collectively, these efforts result in a broad range of artistic and c...
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Established in 1967, the RI State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is charged by the state legislature to stimulate public interest and participation in the arts and to serve as the liaison to the state arts community.
South Carolina Arts Commission
For more than 40 years, the agency has worked to make it possible for every citizen in the state to enjoy and benefit from the arts, even if he or she doesn't have a lot of money or live in a large city. The Commission's programs and activities fall into three major domains of public participation and service: Artist Development, Arts Education, and Community Arts Development.