We are now accepting applications for the Executive Director 101 Series.  This is a 9course series that covers topics necessary for non-profit arts and cultural executive directors.

DEADLINE: December 31, 2014

We are seeking applicants from the five counties of Western New York.

Click HERE for more information and the application.



cgrThe Economic Impact Report for Western New York’s Not-For-Profit Cultural Industry – November 2014

Center for Governmental Research (CGR) was engaged to estimate the impact of the not-for-profit cultural industry in Western New York.  CGR broke the impact out into two parts: the arts ad cultural organizations and their audiences.

Funding for this report was provided by the New York Community Trust.

CLICK HERE to review the complete report.

Do your anytime shopping through Amazon and support us as well!  Arts Services Initiative provides support to the Western New York arts and cultural sector through trainings, professional development, grants, and more….all free of charge.

Arts Services Initiative Of Western New York

2014 Cultural Cards Deck Image WebGreat gift for the arts and cultural lover…

2014-15 Decks are available NOW. 


The decks are $10 per deck and offer discounts to area arts and cultural organizations (good September 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015).