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Craft Alliance

At Craft Alliance, we believe that craft has the power to inspire, connect, and transform lives.

aka Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design   |   St. Louis, MO   |  www.craftalliance.org

Mission

CRAFT ALLIANCE IS DEDICATED TO NURTURING CREATIVITY AND ENGAGEMENT, EDUCATING AND ENRICHING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH CONTEMPORARY CRAFT.

Ruling year info

1976

Executive Director

Bryan Knicely

Main address

5080 Delmar Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63108 USA

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EIN

43-1022226

NTEE code info

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Visual Arts Organizations (A40)

Art Museums (A51)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Education

Classes, camps, and workshops for children and adults in craft (clay, metals, wood, fiber, glass).

Population(s) Served
Adults
Ethnic and racial groups
Children and youth
Adults

Showing 2- and 3-dimensional work by leading artists working in craft media and techniques.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Craft Alliance

Board of directors
as of 12/12/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jackie Levin

Retired

Term: 2025 - 2023

Christy Beckmann

Paul Ellebrecht

Peggy Holly

Lee Kaplan

Jay Kloecker

Hope Abramov

Changa Bey

Deborah Godwin

Brandon Gray

Lena Haas

Bob Hoffman

Steve Knight

Jeff Leonard

Maureen Quigley

Vicki Sauter

Greg Smith

Mary Walsh

Martin Wice

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/16/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/16/2023

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
Policies and processes
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.