Advocate & Promote

Advocacy and promotion come in many shapes and sizes. Whether it’s advocating among legislative officials, within the community or over coffee, everyone can play a role in increasing engagement and appreciation for arts, culture and our creative communities. Regional branding, cross-promotion, media relations, digital strategies and community outreach raise awareness and increase audiences.

Tap into the Network’s links to tools, sites, research, contacts and ideas.

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Promotion & PR

Raise awareness for the Network and all that comprise Northwest Michigan’s vibrant arts and cultural community.

Marketing communication and media materials are available for download below. Printed informational rack cards are available for distribution. Additional formats available upon request. Contact:

Sharing Your Voice

Use your voice and your experiences to tell your story and share the impact that arts and culture make on our communities.

Here are some tools to help shape your message.

Finding Your Elected Officials

Here are links to help you connect with the elected officials representing our region

Impact on Northwest Michigan

For every $1 invested in Arts & Culture, at least $52 is returned to our local economies.

NW Michigan organizations received $594,110 in MCACA grants in FY21, benefitting 51 arts and cultural organizations in eight counties.

Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network awarded $55,480 minigrants to 23 organizations & projects.

Funding leverages at least $2-million annually

10 Counties

150 Organizations

1,500 Individual Artists