Become a Member of the Alliance

Join Arts Alliance Illinois today, and become part of the largest and most interconnected, state-level arts advocacy network in the country.

By becoming a member, you take your place in a growing movement to ensure the health, vitality, and vibrancy of arts communities across Illinois, so that the arts remain present and positioned to change the lives of all Illinois residents.

Together, we give voice to a creative state.

Membership dues are designed to be easily affordable, are determined by annual budget size, and new memberships may be initiated at any time. Entities with budgets up to $2.5 million are our Organizational Members, while those with budgets above $2.5 million join the Alliance as Institutional Partners. In addition, you can join our valued Individual Members for as little as $25 per year. 

For more information or to complete your membership application offline, please contact Zachary Whittenburg, Communications and Engagement Director, via email at or by phone at 312-855-3105 ext. 11.

Individual Membership Dues

Friend $25
Advocate $50
Defender $100
Catalyst $250
Legend $500
Champion $1,000

Organizational Membership Dues (by annual budget)

Less than $25,000 $50
$25,000–$249,999 $100
$250,000–$499,999 $150
$500,000–$999,999 $250
$1,000,000–$2,499,999 $500

Institutional Partnership Dues (by annual budget)

$2,500,000–$9,999,999 $1,000
$10,000,000–$24,999,999 $2,000
$25,000,000–$49,999,999 $4,500
$50,000,000 and above $7,500