Advocacy and Public Policy

February 28, 2014 by admin
GIA is pleased to republish this State Arts Agency Fact Sheet: Support for Individual Artists, originally developed by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA.) We look forward to the day when we’ll have this kind of data on support for individual artists from private philanthropy as well. Read More...
December 17, 2013 by admin
December 2013, 28 pages. The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Lewis Hall 210, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626, (213) 740-9492, http://cppp.usc.edu Download: Read More...
September 16, 2013 by admin
Arlene Goldbard. 2013, 185 pages, Waterlight Press The Wave Arlene Goldbard. 2013, 129 pages, Waterlight Press Read More...
June 17, 2013 by admin
Bill Ivey. 2012, 192 pages, Counterpoint. In his new book we learn about many of the things Bill Ivey doesn’t like: banner ads smart phones the $6 billion yoga industry politicians who hide behind polling cable news $4,000 mountain bikes TV in general; cooking shows in particular And we learn about some of the things Bill Ivey does like: Leica cameras Read More...
June 17, 2013 by admin
Grantmakers in the Arts began its work to enhance the arts in federal education policy in 2012 when it created the Arts Education Funders Coalition, an interest group within GIA that is open to funders with an arts education passion and portfolio, whether they are members of GIA or not. Led by a small advisory committee, we contracted with Penn Hill Group, a Washington, D.C., policy and lobbying firm with expertise in education. Read More...
June 14, 2013 by admin
Every decade or two, the professions of architecture and city planning are captivated by a movement with a particularly catchy name. Currently, the popular term is placemaking — a fairly loose term that is running neck and neck with “sustainability.” Within the design professions, this movement — really more a philosophy — suggests that people’s lives can be made better by intentionally designing interior and exterior spaces to embrace a wide range of users, provide for safety, and create artful expressions that endure over time. Read More...
June 6, 2013 by admin
June 2013, 68 pages. National Center on Time & Learning, 24 School Street, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02108, (617) 378-3940, www.timeandlearning.org. Download: Read More...
September 28, 2012 by admin
The following is an excerpt from the introduction to the book Not Here, Not Now, Not That! Protest over Art and Culture in America. Read More...
July 6, 2012 by admin
As the policy landscape changes, and dedicated federal funding streams become a thing of the past, Grantmakers in the Arts, through the Arts Education Funders Coalition, is looking toward the future to identify policy opportunities to promote equitable access to arts education in public schools. An essential question for this work is how to utilize and enhance existing federal education resources to include a systemic focus on arts education that benefits state and local programs. The Problem and the Necessity of Action Read More...
June 21, 2012 by admin
This article is a reprinting of a blog originally posted on HowlRound. See that post at http://www.howlround.com/nourishing-the-commons-rethinking-intellectual-property-by-isaac-butler/. Read More...