Support the Alliance

The generosity of our Members, Institutional Partners, and individual donors helps us fight for arts resources and policies that benefit our state.

Make a Donation

Click here to make a gift online — donations to our annual fund support our efforts to ensure that everyone, everywhere in Illinois, experiences the arts in their lives.

Become a member

Click here to join the Alliance — and become part of a growing movement of organizations dedicated to fighting for the arts in Illinois.

Alliance Members can take advantage of a full range of programs and services, including:

  • Representation from a dedicated lobbyist with deep relationships in Springfield, Chicago, and across Illinois
  • Seats at the table in policy-shaping meetings with civic leaders throughout the state (mayoral transition team, deputy governor, legislative leadership, etc.) 
  • Advocacy on your behalf for funds and legislation that directly supports you and your stakeholders 
  • Trainings and individual coaching for your staff and board (Advocacy 101 and the Power of Storytelling)
  • Access to communications and briefings keeping you informed of the latest developments, action items, and opportunities within the creative sector
  • Deep discounts on professional development opportunities, including the statewide conference One State Together in the Arts, the Arts Move Policy Series, and other convenings
  • Recognition online at, on select print materials, and social media
  • And more!
Arts Alliance Illinois is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.