Associated Grant Maker

Founded in 1969, Associated Grant Makers, Inc. is the only regional association of grant makers, both foundations and corporations with giving programs, serving in, or making grants in Massachusetts and surrounding areas.

Boston Foundation

As Greater Boston’s community foundation, the Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone.

Fractured Atlas

A non-profit organization that serves a national community of artists and arts organizations by helping artists and arts organizations function more effectively as businesses by providing access to funding, healthcare, education, and more, all in a context that honors their individuality and independent spirit.

Go Fund Me

GoFundMe makes it easy for people to fundraise online for the things that matter to them most. From honeymoons to memorials and everything in between, our users invite family & friends to donate to important life-events, projects & causes.


Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

LEF Foundation

A private foundation that supports contemporary work in the areas of film, architecture, design, and the visual and performing arts.

Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC)

A state agency that promotes excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.

New England Foundation for the Arts

NEFA’s mission is to creatively support the movement of people, ideas, and resources in the arts within New England and beyond, make vital connections between artists and communities, and build the strength, knowledge, and leadership of the region's creative sector.

New York Foundation for the Arts

NYFA Source is the most extensive national database of awards, services, and publications for artists of all disciplines.


RocketHub is a launchpad and community for independent artists and entrepreneurs offering an innovative way to raise money (Crowdfunding) and tangible opportunities to take creative products and endeavors to next level (LaunchPad Opportunities). RocketHub is a destination for emerging artists and entrepreneurs, and those who wish to discover and support innovative work.


OnlineMBA has a series of interesting tutorials on business campaigns.   One of use to artists is, "How to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign."