Arts Organizations, Research, & Information Links
Looking for reliable information on arts organizations, research, and advocacy?
Look no further than this page. We’ve gathered a collection of links to trustworthy sources of information on arts funding, policy, and resources. Whether you’re looking for data on a specific arts organization or wanting to know more about the latest arts research, you’ll find what you need here.
Advocacy + Research
- Americans for the Arts
Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
- Hill Strategies Research Inc.
Hill Strategies Research is a Canadian company that specializes in applying social science research methods to the arts sector.
- Coalition for Cultural Diversity
The Coalition represents members, artists + creators, of 34 leading Canadian associations of cultural professionals who believe in the legitimate right of governments to adopt policies favourable to diversity of cultural expressions.
- Internation Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies (IFACCA)
The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is the global network of arts councils and ministries of culture.
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values.
- Creators’ Rights Alliance
The Creators’ Rights Alliance brings together the major UK organisations representing copyright creators and performers throughout the media – particularly, television, radio and the press.
Grants + Funding
- Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national, arm’s-length arts funding agency.
Funding from the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund supports a range of cultural programs delivered by SaskCulture and by its partner the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
- Saskatchewan Arts Board
The Saskatchewan Arts Board has a variety of funding programs aimed at addressing the needs of artists, arts organizations, and communities in Saskatchewan.
- Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts
The Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts is a public Foundation dedicated solely to creating a legacy of financial support for the arts and artists in Saskatchewan, through the generous financial support of individuals, organizations and corporations.
- Creative Saskatchewan
Creative Saskatchewan is a leader supporting collaboration, entrepreneurial capacity, innovation and convergence that maximizes leveraged resources, commercial success and market access for Saskatchewan’s creative industries and producers.
Government + Public Policy
- Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada’s civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.
- The Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal (CAPPRT)
The Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal (CAPPRT) was abolished and its duties and responsibilities transferred to the Canada Industrial Relations Board. The link is an internet archive dated Sept. 6, 2012.
- Canadian Industrial Relations Board
CIRB is responsible for the duties and responsibilities of the federal Status of the Artist Act.
- The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport
The Ministry supports, celebrates and helps build pride in Saskatchewan. The Ministry’s strategic focus is on tourism enhancement, quality of life and economic growth.