AATE – The American Alliance for Theatre & Education serves and inspires a growing collective of theatre artists, educators, and scholars committed to transforming young people and communities through the theatre arts.
Broadway Cares – Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
EDTA – The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a national nonprofit organization with approximately 90,000 student and professional members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills.
FATE – Founded in 1979 by a group of International Thespian Society sponsors who accepted responsibility for developing a greater awareness of the performing arts in schools throughout the state of Florida, FATE was established to focus attention on theatre arts as an essential part of the curriculum and a component in the education of every young person.
FTC – The Florida Theatre Conference, Inc. is a non-profit, educational theatre organization founded in 1956 for the purpose of providing programs and services to individuals and group memberships. Its membership is unique, comprehensive, and intended to include all theatre organizations and individuals interested in theatre in the state of Florida.
NEA – NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America.
SETC – SETC is the strongest and broadest network of theatre practitioners in the United States. They provide extensive resources and year-round opportunities for their constituents. Their services, publications, and products contribute significantly to the careers of emerging artists, seasoned professionals and academicians. SETC energizes the practical, intellectual and creative profile of theatre in America.
YoungArts – The National YoungArts Foundation identifies and supports the next generation of artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts; assists them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development; and raises appreciation for the arts in American society.