Grantmakers in the Arts is a national association of public and private arts funders - providing members with resources and leadership to support artists and arts organizations.


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GIA Webinar
Arts Funding at Twenty-Five
Tuesday, March 27
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GIA Transition Information
The GIA office in Seattle has closed as of December 31, 2017. The New York City office is open and you can contact our staff there.


Disaster Relief

Information and Resources for Arts Funders

Our hearts and thoughts are with the communities affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires. Grantmakers in the Arts has a page of resources for arts funders who may be seeking information. GIA has assembled a listing of resources for arts funders who may be seeking information.

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Arts Funders Respond

Engaging the Political Climate

Grantmakers in the Arts understands that changes in the national political climate have impacted the arts and our communities. Arts Funders Respond is an opportunity to learn and share strategies, statements, news, and other resources to support arts grantmakers as they navigate and respond to the changing political landscape.

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Recalculating the Formula for Success

Through interviews with sixteen leaders of public arts funders and united arts funds, Recalculating the Formula for Success, a report written by Steven Lawrence and published in the Summer 2017 edition of GIA Reader, documents the new ways that these funders are approaching their work, rethinking longtime practices, and adapting to changing environments.

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GIA Reader
IDEA LAB presents three artists — Taylor Renee Aldridge, Jenny Lee, and Bryce Detroit — during the Sunday Breakfast Plenary at the GIA 2017 Conference in Detroit, Michigan. October 29, 2017.
In the latest GIA Podcast we speak with 2017 GIA Conference committee chair Regina Smith (The Kresge Foundation) and committee member and Detroit native Sharnita Johnson (Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation) about Detroit, and what to expect when visiting the city.