Create your arts organization's business continuity plan, because the unexpected, won't-happen-to-me,
I-don't-want-to-think-about-it actually does happen.

Be ArtsReady.

What is ArtsReady?

ArtsReady, an online emergency preparedness service by and for arts/cultural nonprofits, provides arts organizations with customized business continuity plans for post-crisis sustainability. Learn More.

Why do readiness planning?

  • To protect community and cultural assets.
  • To demonstrate sustainability to investors.
  • To show mitigated risk to insurance companies.
  • To be able to get up and running after crisis.

If the Show Can't Go On - Will You Recover?
Winter Storm Jonas 2016 hits box office hard.

As the east coast braced for Winter Storm Jonas the weekend of January 22, 2016, presenters and artists with scheduled events were likely faced with the questions, “What is our cancellation policy? Are we ready to put it into action? And can we survive the possible financial impact?” Those with clear cancellation plans almost certainly found ease from the stress of having to create one off the cuff, and only needed to take on the task of implementing it, giving them a jump start on the ultimate goal of mitigating losses. Read more…

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