IFACCA provides members with a trusted international forum and a gateway to arts councils and ministries of culture around the world. In addition, we offer:

  •  invitations to participate and play a leadership role in IFACCA events, programmes and initiatives
  • ACORNS, a monthly digest of the latest arts and culture policy news, research, publications and announcements sent direct to your inbox (in English and Spanish)
  • access to a selection of tools to help you find the information you need, housed on our website
  • priority access to the World Summit on Arts and Culture, including discounted registration fees
  • attendance at the Federation’s General Assembly and the right to nominate members for the IFACCA Board
  • access to networks for developing collaborative international projects
  • access to knowledge and analysis, including IFACCA reports, research and discussion papers
  • access to IFACCA’s members-only web pages, offering tailored content and resources (in development)
  • access to IFACCA’s networks and communications channels to promote your arts and culture activities, events and publications
  • inclusion of your organisation’s news in ACORNS
  • Secretariat assistance, including help coordinating programmes, brokering partnerships, liaising with international networks, and participating in major international events
  • recognition of membership on our web site.


National Members also receive:

  • exclusive invitations to attend networking activities and host IFACCA events, including regional summits, Regional Chapter Meetings, Board Meetings, and other members-only initiatives
  • cultural policy advice, subject to the depth of information required, and other capacity building projects
  • voting rights at the Federation’s General Assembly
  • one free registration to attend the World Summit for low-income and middle-income countries
  • access to the World Summit bursary programme for eligible candidates from low-income countries
  • invitations to the Executive Leaders' Seminar for the senior authority of the National Member institution
  • tailored services and briefings where required.


Email us for more information on how to access these benefits.