There are many small associations rather than a small number of large ones. With over 900 registered associations, Gotland has the highest concentration of associations in the nation.
Gotland´s extensive arts scene draws on the island´s rich cultural heritage. Appreciating the importance of culture for social development and individual wellbeing, Region Gotland supports clubs and associations, as well as many local cultural activities.
Both professional and non-profit cultural workers are assisting in this venture.