Additional Toolkits

In response to the recent economic downturn, a number of organizations have compiled online toolkits with advice about how to survive -- or better yet, thrive -- in the tough economy.

National Survival Toolkits

Americans for the Arts Toolkit: Arts Funding Response and Readiness Kit

American Association of Museums: Museum Survival Guide
* Additional resources available to members only

American Association of State and Local History: Weathering the Financial Storm

Association of Fundraising Professionals: A Survival Kit for Fundraising in a Bad Economy
* Additional resources available to members only

National Trust for Historic Preservation

State and Local Toolkits

Ohio Arts Council: Making the Case

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council: The Economy

Portland, Oregon Regional Arts and Cultural Council (RACC): Tools for Organizations

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts: Strategies for Survival Checklist (November 2008)