There is greater strength in numbers. Strategic partnerships are crucial to Americans for the Arts because they champion an idea that is central to our day-to-day work: the arts are a vital tool—we like to say a “secret weapon”—that can address wide-ranging challenges across sectors and from every corner of our country. Our organization has a long history of partnering with individuals and organizations in sectors including government, business, philanthropy, and entertainment. From grass roots to grass tops leaders, we work with strategic partners to demonstrate the value of Arts &–whatever the proposition, the Arts can play an integral part in helping craft a solution.

Arts & the economy. Arts & schools. Arts & community. Arts & the military. The list is extensive but strategic partnership at Americans for the Arts fall within five broad groups: