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06/21/2018 Article: "Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) for Nonprofits" Your theatre interacts with a lot of people, from audiences to donors to volunteers to board members. A good Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solution lets you track and analyze those relationships in meaningful ways. This article shows you how. [To download, go to Resource Library, and enter "CRM" in the search box.] AACT Resource Library
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06/15/2018 July-August Spotlight Magazine Contents: TEAM Conference 2018; AACT NewPlayFest World Premiere; AACT Townhall Forum in New Mexico; AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg; Join AACT Now; Playwrights and Directors Work Together AACT Spotlight page
05/25/2018 The AACTFest Experience A short video shows all the fun, excitement and learning that goes on at AACT's national theatre festival--AACTFest. View Page & Video
05/14/2018 AACT Launches Theatre Allies Theatre Allies is a new program implemented by AACT to encourage and celebrate theatres—and even individual theatre supporters—coming together to form alliances in which theatres are strengthened through collaboration, cooperation, and assistance on a local/regional level. View Page
04/23/2018 BBC Sound Effects These 16,016 BBC Sound Effects are made available in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc Licence. The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but may be used for personal, educational or research purposes, as detailed in the license.  (Site loads slowly in some browsers). View/Download
04/19/2018 May-June Spotlight Magazine Contents: aactWorldFest 2018; TEAM Conference 2018; AACT NewPlayFest 2020 Producing Theatres; AACTFest 2019; Reaching New "Heights" (South Bend Civic Theatre); AACT National Awards; Theatre Insurance--We're not in Kansas anymore! AACT Spotlight page
04/19/2018 AACTFest Handbook Fillable PDF forms added to document menu AACTFest Handbook page
04/03/2018 AACT News Release World Premiere of Award Winning Play Produced at The Vortex Theatre View/Download
03/30/2018 2018 AACT Awards Award recipients who have contributed significantly to community theatre nationwide View National Awards
03/29/2018 Resource Library Legal Aid Technology Articles: Funded by an LSC Technology Initiatives Grant, has partnered with the Michigan Advocacy Program to publish a series of technology toolkits that break four complex topics into easy-to-understand, actionable pieces. Each toolkit includes worksheets, exercises, links to additional resources, and case studies of how other legal aid organizations have implemented successful solutions.  Two are available now; the other two will be posted soon:
  1. Legal Aid Technology Toolkit: Knowledge Management
  2. Legal Aid Technology Toolkit: Information Security

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03/20/2018 AACTFest 2019 Handbook The 2019 AACTFest Handbook is now online AACTFest Handbook page
02/22/2018 March-April Spotlight Contents: AACT NewPlayFest 2018; aactWorldFest 2018; AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg; TEAM Conference 2018; Advocating for the Arts; Creating Sensory-Friendly Theatre; Insurance Points - Do you know where your coverage is?; Boards in the Spotlight - You've Got to Have a Dream. AACT Spotlight page


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