Massachusetts Cultural Council: Provides grants, and technical assistance. Local Cultural Councils in each Massachusetts community also award grants to artists, schools, and community organizations on behalf of the state agency.

The Foundation Center: Offers directories of foundations and advice to fundraisers.

National Endowment for the Arts: Provides information on federal grants and links to other resources.

Council on Foundations: National nonprofit association of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations.

Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts: Offers a Massachusetts Grantmakers Directory and a grants library.

New England Foundation for the Arts: Provides grants and educational resources for artists in New England and research on the creative economy.

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Newspaper of the non-profit world, published bi-weekly. Provides information on grants, trends in the industry and helpful advice for managing non-profits.

National Endowment for the Humanities: Independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

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