For the Arts

Information, resources and funding supporting arts organizations.


Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Great Art Makes a Great Community

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC), established in 1977, is a public agency devoted to supporting, promoting and advancing the arts in the region. 


Arts Loan Fund
Northern California Grantmakers In the Arts

The Northern California Grantmakers in the Arts’ Arts Loan Fund (ALF) provides quick-turnaround, low-cost financial assistance to artists and arts organizations.


Arts & Business Council

The Arts & Business Council works to nurture the creative economy by providing pro bono technical assistance, volunteer training and placement, resources, leadership, and community outreach to an audience of civic leaders, artists, nonprofit arts/culture organizations, creative entrepreneurs and businesses.


California Lawyers for the Arts

California Lawyers for the Arts is a nonprofit service organization which provides lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, educational programs, publications and a resource library to people in the creative arts and arts organizations.


For Arts’ Sake Sacramento

For Arts’ Sake is the Creative Action Plan for the Sacramento Metropolitan Area, published in June, 2010 as a blueprint to strengthen and celebrate Sacramento’s creative industries.


Donor Stewardship
It's more than thanking them

Association of Donor Relations Professionals

The article Donor Relations and Stewardship Defined, from the Association of Donor Relations Professionals, outlines the four elements of donor relations: gift acceptance and management, acknowledgement, donor recognition, and reporting.