Illinois Arts Council Grants
Creative Capital was founded in 1999 to support artists pursuing adventurous and imaginative ideas, drawing on venture capital concepts to provide funding, counsel and career development services. It is the only national grantmaking and artist service organization for individual artists with an open application process, supporting projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Innovative Literature, Performing and Visual Arts.
Champaign County Health Care Consumers
Introduction to new health insurance marketplace: PDF
Financial + Legal Resources
Art Law: What Artists Need To Know About Copyright
Insurance in the Arts - Easy to follow online pocket guides by discipline
Taxes for Artists (powerpoint download)
Russelll Law on Facebook - Elizabeth Russell, Attorney at Law, specializes in Arts Law. Her new book, Arts Law For Everyone: A Surprisingly Readable Guide for Arts Entrepreneurs, is coming in 2013.
Online Portfolio Resources
40North.org Artist Directory — free, search engine optimized, local artist directory, upload up to 3 images or audio clips, bio and contact info, etc.
weebly — free
cargocollective — free but requires application
issuu — free: turn your pdf file into an interactive page turner
behance — $99/year