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New York Foundation for the Arts

NYFA's mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA is the largest provider of grants, services, and information to artists working in all disciplines in the United States.
http://www.nyfa.org

Arts Edge
Offers free, standards-based teaching materials for use in and out of the classroom, as well as professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/
 
Grant Funding Resources
 
U.S. Copyright Office
 
U.S. Patent and Trademark
 
10 Big Myths About Copyrights
 
Law News Network
 
Web Site Legal Issues
 
 
Artjobs Online
http://www.artjob.org

Americans for the Arts
http://www.artsusa.org/

Association of Performing Arts Presenters
http://www.artspresenters.org/
 
National Endowment for the Arts
http://arts.endow.gov/

National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage
http://www.ninch.org/
 
Institute for Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov/
 
 
Clothesline Pins
 
Child Abuse Quilts
 
Global Art Project
Create a work of art expressing your vision of global unity to exhange with a person in another part of the world.
http://www.global-art.org/
 
 
Women Make Movies
Women Make Movies is a national non-profit media arts organization dedicated to the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of films and videos made by and about women.
 
 
 
 
Gay Lesbian Art

Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
www.esperanzacenter.org
Esperanza works to help individuals and grassroots organizations acquire knowledge and skills so that we can control decisions that affect our day-to-day lives in a way that respects and honors shared goals for a just society. We believe that by having a place with resources available we can come together to facilitate and provoke discussions and interactions in a variety of ways among diverse groups of people who believe that together we can bring positive social change to our world and address the inherent interconnection of issues and oppressions across racial, class, sexual orientation, gender, age, health, physical and cultural boundaries.

Healing Arts
 
Survivors Arts Foundation
Organization committed to empowering trauma survivors with effective expressive outlets via internet art gallery, outreach programs, national exhibitions, publications and development of employment skills.
http://survivorsartfoundation.org
 
A Window Between Worlds
Using art to help end domestic violence.
http://www.awbw.org 
 
Art as Healing
A wealth of information about how art heals, the history of the art and healing, and the possibilities for healing ourselves with art, music, and dance. 
http://www.artashealing.org 

The Arts and Healing Network
An international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art.
http://www.artheals.org
 
Homeless Art
 
Drawbridge: An arts program for homeless children
With paints, crayons and clay, children are able to tell us about their lonely and tenuous world.
http://www.drawbridge.org/ 
 
Music
 
American Music Conference
AMC 's goal is to build credibility for music and music education, especially at an early age, and to expand that portion of the population that enjoys and makes its own music.
http://www.amc-music.com
 
American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance
public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access
to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
http://www.musictherapy.org
 
Chamber Music America
The mission of Chamber Music America is to promote artistic excellence and economic stability within the profession, and to ensure that chamber music, in its broadest sense, is a vital part of American life.
http://www.chamber-music.org/
 
Theatre
 
Interactive Theatre
Using drama to educate on sexual assault
http://www.interactivetheatre.org
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Alternative Therapy  
 
EMDR International Association
The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) is a membership organization of mental health professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR.
http://www.emdria.org/ 
 
Campus Crimes
 
Security On Campus, Inc.
Our mission is safer campuses for students
http://campussafety.org/
 
International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
http://www.iaclea.org/
Child Abuse & Neglect

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information 
http://childwelfare.gov
 
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 
http://www.ncmec.org/
 
American Bar Association Center on Children & the Law 
http://www.abanet.org/child 

Child Abuse Prevention Network 
http://child-abuse.com/  

Childhelp USA
Childhelp USA® is one of the largest and oldest national non-profits dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect.  
http://www.childhelpusa.org 

Childquest International
Child Quest International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the protection and recovery of missing, abused and exploited children and at-risk adults. 
http://www.childquest.org/
 
National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association 
http://www.casanet.org 
 
Safer Child
http://www.saferchild.org/

Vanished Children's Alliance
The Vanished Children's Alliance is the oldest and second largest missing children's organization in the United States, and has been providing for the prevention, location, recovery and reunification of missing and abducted children since 1980.
http://www.vca.org/

Child Welfare League of America
CWLA is an association of almost 1,200 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services. 
http://www.cwla.org/

Department of Justice Kids Page
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/eousa/kidspage/index.html

Klaas Kids
The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994 to give meaning to the death of twelve-year-old kidnap and murder victim Polly Hannah Klaas and to create a legacy in her name that would be protective of children for generations to come.
http://www.klaaskids.org/

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
http://www.ncmec.org/
 
Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)
For the families and friends of those who have died by violence. 
http://www.pomc.com
 
National Children’s Advocacy Center
Agency providing prevention, intervention, and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children and their families within a child-focused team approach
http://www.nationalcac.org/
 
National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children
http://www.tlcinst.org/
 
Clergy Abuse
 
Associates in Education and Prevention in Pastoral Practice, Inc. (AEPPP)
An inter-religious, educational and healing ministry which exists to prevent sexual and domestic violence and to promote ethical conduct within communities of faith.
http://www.aeppp.org/
 
AdvocateWeb
Extensive free resources for victims, survivors, and their families, friends, victim advocates, and professionals.
http://www.advocateweb.org/
 
Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence
An Educational Resource on Abuse and Religion
http://www.cpsdv.org/
 
Crime Prevention
 
National Crime Prevention Council
http://www.ncpc.org/
 
National Association of Town Watch
http://www.natw.org/
 
Domestic Partner Abuse
 
National Domestic Violence Hotline
http://www.ndvh.org/
 
Domestic Violence Information Center
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
http://www.feminist.org/other/dv/dvhome.html
 
Family Violence Prevention Fund
http://www.fvpf.org/
 
Women Against Domestic Violence
WADV,Inc.is a group of women from across the nation who have joined together in the struggle against domestic violence.
http://www.wadv.org/
 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Dedicated to the prevention of family violence through research and information
http://www.bcifv.org/
 
SafeNetwork
P provides links to national and regional organizations that offer emergency shelter referrals, information about domestic violence and abuse, and other resources and assistance for survivors.
http://www.safenetwork.net
 
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence State and Territory Coalitions (U.S.A)
Hot Peach Pages
World-wide list of agencies against domestic violence.
http://www.hotpeachpages.net/
WomensLaw.org
State-by-state legal information and resources for domestic violence.
http://www.womenslaw.org/
 
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.ncadv.org/ 
 
Gay & Lesbian
 
Austin Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Organization (ALLGO)
http://www.allgo.org/index.htm 
GLAAD: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
http://www.glaad.org 
 
National Center for Lesbian Rights
NCLR is a national legal resource center with a primary commitment to advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through a program of litigation, public policy advocacy, free legal advice and counseling, and public education.
http://www.nclrights.org/
 
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement.
http://www.ngltf.org/
 
New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
The Project serves lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and HIV-positive victims of violence, and others affected by violence, by providing free and confidential services enabling them to regain their sense of control, identify and evaluate their options, and assert their rights.
http://www.avp.org/
 
PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians & Gays
http://www.pflag.org 
 
Survivor Project
A non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.
http://www.survivorproject.org/index.html
 
Hate Crimes

LAMBDA
A non-profit, gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender agency dedicated to reducing homophobia, inequality, hate crimes, and discrimination by encouraging self-acceptance, cooperation, and non-violence.
http://www.lambda.org/

Southern Poverty Law Center
http://www.splcenter.org/
 
Healing
 
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
http://www.aaets.org/index.htm
 
Gift From Within
International organization for survivors of trauma and victimization
http://www.giftfromwithin.org
 
The Healing Heart Project
Focuses on the power of story in moving others to commitment and action, building self-esteem, and fostering mutual respect.
http://www.dancingleaves.com/allison/index.html
Human Rights
 
Witness
Witness advances human rights advocacy and strengthens grassroots movements for change by providing video technology and assisting its partners to use video as evidence.
http://www.witness.org/

Human Trafficking

HumanTrafficking.com
A service of Polaris Project - The Research and Networking Center on Trafficking in Women and Children
The online resource and activism center to combat trafficking in women and children -- featuring the worlds largest searchable database on sex trafficking.
http://www.humantrafficking.com/ 

Immigrants
 
National Network on Behalf of Battered Immigrant Women
Educates women about their rights and develops their leadership so that they can become involved in changing policies that affect them.
http://endabuse.org/section/programs/immigrant_women
 
National Immigration Forum
Offers resources for immigrants, service providers, local governments, and community based organizations interested in learning how, together, they can work to successfully integrate immigrants into the social and political fabric of communities. 
http://www.immigrationforum.org/
 
Men Against Violence
 
Men's Resource Center of Western Massachusetts
The mission of the Men's Resource Center Of Western Massachusetts is to support men, challenge men's violence, and develop men's leadership in ending oppression in ourselves, our families, and our communities.
http://www.mensresourcecenter.org
 
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program
The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program is a gender violence prevention and education program based at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society.
http://www.sportinsociety.org/vpd/mvp.php
 
People with Disabilities
 
All Walks of Life
The Purpose of All Walks Of Life is to prevent violence to people with disabilities.
http://www.awol-texas.org/

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/

Special Project on Violence Against Women with Disabilities (Canada)
Annotated Bibliography of Available Literature and Resources
http://dawn.thot.net/text/t-project2.html
 
Sexual Assault
 
National Resource Sharing Project
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence.
http://www.nsvrc.org
 
The Rape Abuse & Incest National Network
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Inside, you'll find statistics, counseling resources, prevention tips, news and more.
http://www.rainn.org/
 
Rape Recovery Help and Information Page
The mission of Hope for Healing.Org is to educate, inform, comfort, help & give Christian support to survivors of sexual & domestic violence, their family & friends & hope to the people who love them.
http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/2402/
 
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Sexual Assault Response Team
http://www.sane-sart.com/
 
 
 
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence State and Territory Coalitions (U.S.A)
 
Sexual and Domestic Assault Treatment Centers (Canada)
 
Trauma
 
ISTSS (International Society for Trauma Stress Studies)
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) the world’s premier trauma organization dedicated to trauma treatment, education, research and prevention.
http://www.istss.org
 
International Society for the Study of Dissociation
The Society is a nonprofit professional association organized for the purposes of: information sharing and international networking of clinicians and researchers; providing professional and public education; promoting research and theory about dissociation; and promoting research and training in the identification, treatment, and prevention of dissociative disorders.
http://www.issd.org/
 
Victim Assistance
 
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
http://www.try-nova.org
 
Violence Against Men
Sexual Abuse of Males
http://www.jimhopper.com/male-ab
 
Youth Violence
 
Love is Not Abuse
This site presents information about dating violence in a teen centered format.
www.loveisnotabuse.com
 
National Youth Violence Prevention Center
The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center (NYVPRC) was established as a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens. The Resource Center is a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other Federal agencies. The NYVPRC Web site and call center 1-866-SAFEYOUTH (723-3968) serve as a user-friendly, single point of access to Federal information on youth violence prevention and suicide.
www.safeyouth.org
 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  
http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/
 
People of Color
 
FaithTrust Institute is an international, multifaith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence. We provide communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address the religious and cultural issues related to abuse. FaithTrust Institute works with many communities, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Buddhist, Jewish, Latino/a, Muslim, Black, Anglo, Indigenous, Protestant and Roman Catholic.
http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org
 
* African American
 
African American Web Connection
http://www.aawc.com/Zaawc0.html
 
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
http://www.dvinstitute.org
 
The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute
http://www.bcdvi.org/
 
* Asian American
 
Asian Task Force on Domestic Violence
http://www.atask.org
 
Help for South Asian women facing domestic violence, emotional abuse or family conflict
http://www.maitri.org
 
Asian Women's Resource Exchange: Addressing Rape: The Urgency for Action
http://www.jca.apc.org/aworc/bpfa/pub/sec_d/vaw00002.html
 
Korean Women In Need
http://www.angelfire.com/il/kanwin/
SAKHI for South Asian Women
Sakhi for South Asian Women is a community-based organization in the New York metropolitan area committed to ending the exploitation and violence against women of South Asian origin*.
http://www.sakhi.com/
 
* Latino/Latina
 
National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence
http://www.dvalianza.org
 
Women's Justice Center Bilingual Website
www.justicewomen.com 
 
* Native American
 
The Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
http://www.nativeshop.org/nawherc.html
 
Religious Organizations
 
*Jewish
 
Bibliography of Sources on Sexual and Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community
http://www.mincava.umn.edu/bibs/jewish.htm
 
*Muslim
 
Muslim Women's HomePage
http://www.jannah.org/sisters/
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DIVERSITY
 
The National Multicultural Institute
http://www.nmci.org
 
Earth Calendar
www.earthcalendar.net
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Hot Peach Pages
World-wide list of agencies against domestic violence.
http://www.hotpeachpages.net/

Canada
 
Hot Peach Pages - Canada
http://www.hotpeachpages.net/canada/index.html
 
Child CyberSearch Canada
 
National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence
The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV) is a national resource center for all Canadians seeking information about violence within the family and looking for new resources being used to address it.
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/index.html
 
PATHS - Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan
www.abusehelplines.org 
 
Latinoamérica (enlaces en español)
 
Russia
 
Stop Violence Against Women Art Exhibit
http://www.owl.ru/win/women/sisters/galereya_eng.htm
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RACISM & INTOLERANCE

101 Tools for Tolerance
http://www.tolerance.org/101_tools/
 
Anti Defamation League
http://www.adl.org
 
Artists Against Racism
http://www.artistsagainstracism.org
 
GLAAD's Hate Crimes Media Resources Kit
http://www.glaad.org/media/resource_kit_detail.php?id=3495
 
Hate Watch
http://www.hatewatch.org
 
Southern Poverty Law Center
http://www.splcenter.org
 
Tolerance.org
Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance
http://www.tolerance.org/index.jsp
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