Lessons Learned: Regional Arts Development Program

Understanding the power of strategic operating support for mid-sized arts organizations

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 1 (Spring 2006)

Mary R. Bensman, editor

2005, 42 pages. The Bush Foundation , 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-900, Saint Paul, MN 55101-1315, 651-227-0891.

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This report is a thorough and deep evaluation of the Bush Foundation's Regional Arts Development Program (RADP) over the past eleven years. Based on research performed by the LarsonAllen Public Service Group, the report also includes analysis by foundation staff, commentary by RADP grantees, and a brief report on each organization's goals and progress during its tenure with the program.