WESTAF, the Western States Arts Federation, is a regional nonprofit arts service organization providing innovative programing, technology, advocacy, grantmaking and other services dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of the arts. WESTAF regularly convenes experts and leaders to address critical issues affecting arts and culture. In addition, WESTAF's multicultural advisory committee, established in 2000, provides inspiration and guidance for the organization’s commitment to multicultural policies and values. WESTAF is an experienced developer of technology systems that benefit the arts and creative industries. These systems include ZAPPlication.org®, CallforEntry.org™ (CaFÉ™), The Public Art Archive™, GrantsOnline™ (GO™), The Creative Vitality™ Suite (CVSuite™), ArtJob.org, and YouJudgeIt.org.