Non-profit arts resources

Professional Development:

First Peoples’ Heritage, Language & Culture Council Arts Toolkit – Sections feature Arts Portfolio Handbook, Grant Writing Handbook, Careers in the Arts Handbook, Developing Arts Organizations, Art as a Business, Arts Education and Training Links, Reports and Articles, Aboriginal Arts and Culture Organizations, Aboriginal Media Links, Galleries and Collections, Funding and Information Resources

The Arts Office – Board Development, Community Planning Toolkits, and Marketing


Tony Poderis: Fundraising Non-Profit Fund-raising Resource – Categories include Fundraising planning, sources and prospects, organizing campaigns, managing campaigns, after the campaign, development team, using new media


ACC/CCA (Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des Conservateurs Autochtone) – The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des Conservateurs Authochtone supports, promotes and advocates on behalf of First Nations (Indian, Inuit and Métis) art, artists, curators, and representatives of arts and cultural organizations in Canada and internationally.

Artists In Canada – Visual Arts Directory connecting the world to Canadian Artists, Art Galleries and Art Resources (add your website).

Artists’ Legal Outreach – Art can get messy. The Artists’ Legal Outreach can help with their group of volunteer lawyers and law students committed to working with artists and art organizations.

CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens) – A non-profit corporation that is the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists.

CARCC (Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective) – Copyright in Canada is automatic upon creation of a work and usually lasts for the artist’s lifetime plus fifty years. Through its licensing services, CARCC can help an artist to protect copyright and to benefit from it.

Cultural Human Resources CouncilThe Art of Managing your Career – CHRC has created discipline specific documents to enhance The Art of Managing Your Career. The documents offer information, resources, tips & pitfalls and links to relevant Web sites.

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art – Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art encourages and supports the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing an ongoing forum for education and critical dialogue.

Canada Revenue Agency Interpretation Bulletins: