Resources for Rural Communities/Nonprofits

Based on in-depth interviews with nine arts organizations representing various artistic disciplines, budget sizes, and geographic regions, the National Endowment for the Arts’ Office of Research & Analysis has identified common practices among arts groups that successfully have reopened their doors to audiences or visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to drawing from those interviews, the following recommendations benefited from surveys of national service organizations (NSOs) in the arts, document scans, and interviews with arts management consultants.