Associations and Institutions

  • American Creativity Association, Philadelphia, Pa.
    www.amcreativityassoc.org
    A nonprofit, membership organization promoting a creative society. Sponsors annual national conventions and regional meetings, and publishes Focus, a bimonthly newsletter on creativity trends, planned events, and member activities.

  • Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
    www.ccl.org
    A nonprofit educational institution with a faculty of behavioral scientists and creative training practitioners that offers leadership development programs, research, and assessment tools. Serves as a clearinghouse for innovative ideas and techniques.

  • Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, N.Y.
    www.buffalostate.edu/~creatcnt
    In addition to an educational program at Buffalo State College, the center helps to develop creative individuals, teams, and organizations. Maintains an online database of about 11,392 reference works on creativity.

  • Creative Education Foundation, Buffalo, N.Y.
    www.cef-cpsi.org
    A nonprofit organization committed to nurturing creativity, innovation, and leadership. Sponsors The Creative Problem Solving Institute held annually in Buffalo, N.Y. (June) and San Diego, Calif. (January), and publishes The Journal of Creative Behavior.

  • National Center for Creativity Inc., Indianapolis
    www.creativesparks.com
    A nonprofit association with seminars on creativity and other resources.