Become an Arts Advocate!

STAND FOR THE ARTS

Did you know that arts and culture contribute more than $700 billion annually to the U.S. economy? The arts aren’t just vital to the well-being of our communities and the development of our kids, they’re also an economic powerhouse. The arts are beneficial across personal, professional, and cultural settings, and the data speaks for itself:

  • Creativity is the #1 skill 72% of business leaders look for in new employees. 1
  • The dropout rate of students with a high participation in the arts is five times (+)

OUR REACH ACROSS THE NATION

Select the state in the map to explore the work of artists and organizations across the nation.

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COALITION MEMBERS

We believe there’s power in numbers. That’s why we’ve formed a coalition of arts organizations, cultural institutions and arts leaders throughout the country who have pledged their support to Stand For The Arts.

If your nonprofit organization is interested in joining the coalition, please contact community@standforthearts.com.