Garden State Storytelling League:www.gardenstatestorytellersleague.org
The league was founded in 1982. Membership in the league is open to adults who are storytellers or are interested in the art of storytelling. Monthly meetings, workshops, and story swaps.
Keepers of the Culture, Inc.:www.kotc.org
Philadelphia’s Afrocentric Storytelling Guild is an educational, cultural art organization which seeks to perpetuate the African and African American oral tradition.
Jewish Storytelling Center:www.92ndsty.org
Participate in Jewish storytelling activities in New York City at the 92nd Street Y’s Buttenwieser Library. Get-togethers to swap Jewish stories, The Oral Tradition performance series, storytelling workshops, and the Jewish Storytelling Newsletter.
Jewish Storytelling Coalition:www.jewishstorytelling.org
To tell or hear a Jewish story is to hear the magic of dreams, to find a new understanding of the Jewish heritage, to grow spiritually. We meet for story swaps and present Tellebration events and others.
LANES (League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling):www.lanes.org
A regional membership organization for the six New England states and upstate New York. Sponsors the annual Sharing The Fire Storytelling conference in late March and publishes the Museletter.
Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild:www.lvstorytellers.org A co-op of area storytellers who support each other and forward the art of storytelling. We are involved with local arts festivals and produce a quarterly radio program on WDIY (an NPR station.)
The National Association of Black Storytellers:www.nabsnet.org/home.html
The National Association of Black Storytellers promotes and perpetuates the art of Black storytelling – an art form which embodies the history, heritage, and culture of African Americans. A nationally organization, NABS preserves and passes on the folklore, legends, myths, fables, and mores of Africans and their descendants and ancestors.
The National Storytelling Network: www.storynet.org
The National Storytelling Network is dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling – as a performing art, teaching aid, and cultural transformation process. It offers direct services, publications and educational opportunities to individuals, guilds, and associations. NSN sponsors the National Storytelling Conference in cooperation with local or regional members at a different location each year.
Voices-in-the-Glen:www.voicesintheglen.org Voices seeks to promote storytelling and listening in the Washington Metropolitan area. We hold monthly swaps at members’ houses, a yearly festival with workshops and concerts, and guild meetings on the craft and business of storytelling.
Washington Storytellers Theater:www.washingtonstorytellers.org
WST presents two or more performances for adults each month. We also have workshops and classes.
The Creative Living Room:www.thecreativelivingroom.com The Creative Living Room in Swarthmore helps kids and adults connect with the heart of creativity through classes and events in music, dance, theatre, art and storytelling.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation:www.midatlanticarts.org/
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation celebrates, promotes the wealth and diversity of the region’s resources and works to increase access to the arts and culture of the region and the world. Funded programs encourage the creation of new works of art, promote relationships within the performing arts community, build new audiences, and advocate for the arts in education.
National Storytelling Network Grants Program: www.storynet.org/
grant/index.htm The National Storytelling Network manages a grant program through which NSN individual and affiliate members may apply for funding to develop new projects. Support is available for the development of individual work, collaborative projects, for community-based storytelling programs or for scholarly research.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts:www.pacouncilonthearts.org
/grants.html The mission of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is to foster the excellence, diversity, and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and to broaden the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state. It offers several different types of grant opportunities. These include grants for individual artists and their Artists in Education program.
PA Council On The Arts Artist In Education Division:www.pacouncilonthearts.org
Its Arts in Education (AIE) Division recognizes the power of the arts, and is committed to nurturing it in schools and community settings. AIE provides funding for arts-in-education residencies, maintains the Pennsylvania Directory of Artists In Education, and offers professional development opportunities to artists and educators.
Pennsylvania Humanities Council:www.pahumanities.org/
The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning enriched by human experience across time and around the world. The PHC integrates the humanities into everyday life through partnerships with cultural institutions and community organizations.