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.

May 1 is May Day!

May Day is an annual call to action to improve your readiness! Is your organization ready to withstand any type of crisis? Has your readiness plan been reviewed and updated in the last year? Have new board members, staff members and volunteers been trained and drilled in emergency roles and response? Spend a little time this month protecting your unique arts or cultural assets through a preparedness plan.

ArtsReady is pleased to share a number of easy and free/inexpensive tools and resources to help. See this month's ArtsReady Library Features, and explore the growing list of readiness planning resources, below.

The Performing Arts Readiness Project (PAR) offers free webinars on many aspects of arts preparedness. More are scheduled, and previous webinars have been recorded and are available on demand. See the full list of offerings and register here.

Registration is now open for the 2019 Event Safety Summit!

CERF+ Artists Emergency Resources

CERF+ offers the new Studio Safety Guide, in addition to its longstanding resource The Studio Protector. Learn more!

Watch for the rollout of ArtsReady 2.0!

Find ArtsReady at the spring arts conferences!

Sign up for a free ArtsReady Basic Membership!

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