Non-profit management

June 30, 2014 by admin
Thomas Wolf. 2014, 192 pages, Allworth Press, New York The delicate board-executive relationship requires earnest attention and nurturance. In Effective Leadership, Wolf presents dozens of illuminating case studies and reflective questions to help nonprofit organizations examine how their own leadership models and practices contribute, or not, to their overall effectiveness and success. Read More...
June 30, 2014 by admin
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. 2014, 88 pages, Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, Cleveland, Ohio Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
A version of this address was delivered by Dr. Dworkin at Carnegie Hall on October 8, 2013. On this seventeenth anniversary of the Sphinx Organization’s work in the field, I felt compelled to speak to our field and nation as a whole regarding diversity, inclusion, and the state of American orchestras. Read More...
February 28, 2014 by admin
This article, examining the ecology of funders’ use of intermediaries and regranting organizations, came about as a direct offshoot of GIA’s Research Initiative on Support for Individual Artists, begun in 2011. As the research team worked to map the pathways that support followed from funder to artist, a complex map of options and routes began to emerge, and intermediaries and regranters were often part of that picture. It became increasingly clear that this was an essential and important part of the overall system. 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...
June 17, 2013 by admin
Grantmakers in the Arts began work on capitalization in 2010. Ever since then we’ve debated not using the word “capitalization,” but it has prevailed. In our work, the term is synonymous with financial health and the resources needed to meet an organization’s mission. In 2010, GIA published recommendations for grantmakers regarding actions they could take that would improve the undercapitalized nature of the nonprofit arts sector. Read More...
June 14, 2013 by admin
While the title of GIA’s 2012 Thought Leader Forum — Racial Equity in Arts and Culture Grantmaking — may have left something to be desired in the excitement department, the content of the discussions that took place was such that the two and a half days we spent together in June and two additional days we gathered in November revealed principles/approaches toward racial equity that I hope will have value to colleagues. The goals of the initial forum were as follows: Read More...
June 14, 2013 by admin
Lives are snowflakes — unique in detail, forming patterns we have seen before, but as like one another as peas in a pod (and have you ever looked at peas in a pod? I mean, really looked at them? There’s not a chance you’d mistake one for another, after a minute’s close inspection.)  —  Neil Gaiman, American Gods Read More...
February 11, 2013 by admin
65 pages, January 2013. Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 1615 L St., NW – Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 419-4500, http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Arts-and-technology.aspx. Download: Read More...