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Nonprofits in the Performing Arts

This guide surfaces key concepts and deep-dive resources for people interested in entering the nonprofit performing arts sector.

What You Can Get from this Guide

This guide is a place to turn when you're thinking about starting a nonprofit performing arts organization or wondering how to get your performance series off the ground.

While the guide doesn't tell you how to do it, it does point you to many resources that do tell you how to achieve your vision.

As you move through this guide, you'll find:

  • short overview videos to introduce the big concepts;
  • resources for deep-dive knowledge building;
  • links to free toolkits and resource libraries;
  • local and national organizations waiting to help you.

Related Disciplinary Resources

You may find useful resources and information on these related guides:

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