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The Analysis of Policies, Practices, and Programs for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a useful tool for foundation staff, leadership, and other members of the philanthropy community who want to take action to advance DEI.
Media Impact Funders has launched a new website which includes a suite of new tools including searchable data maps, a searchable media database of funder-supported projects, and an entire section devoted to assessing the impact of media.
If a wealthy person writes a large check to a worthy cultural organization, does that constitute an act of leadership? It's an interesting question....
From Alexis Clements on Hyperallergic:
The Washington Post provides a striking interactive map showing income and education levels by individual zip codes. See where the money is from space.
From Tara Bahrampour, writing for The Washington Post:
This new publication presents updated findings of the Aspen Institute National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations, reflecting the field's continued growth since release of the Study's initial findings based on 2005 data. Drawing on new data through 2010, Study Report Supplement 2013 details this growth, analyzes factors shaping it, and explores ramifications for foundation practice.
The James Irvine Foundation today announced that President and CEO James E. Canales has accepted a position as the first President of the Barr Foundation in Boston, effective May 2014. He will step down from his position at the Irvine Foundation in the early spring of 2014.
There is an old joke that Kentucky is known for fast women and beautiful horses, but feminist artists are now presenting new visions of women, beauty and positive social change throughout the state, especially in rural areas. A new feature on the Atlas of Rural Arts and Culture maps their work and invites readers to re-examine their understanding of the Bluegrass state.
A long and thoughtful essay of the role of the arts sector in addressing racism by Ian David Moss on Createquity.