Why Arts? Making the Case

April 30, 2009 by admin
In the past two years, several prominent foundations at national, regional, and local levels have appointed new presidents. Such leadership transitions are likely to increase in the years ahead in keeping with the larger generational shift in the nonprofit sector. Very few of the new foundation leaders are likely to come from the arts sector, and many will have had little direct experience with our field. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
When presidents and CEOs of foundations try to balance a range of equally justifiable social agendas, where are the arts? Sponsored by GIA, six foundation leaders spent a day and a half together discussing just this topic in the summer of 2008. The relevance of their conversation and the preliminary conclusions they drew are perhaps even more urgent today than they were then, as foundations face increasingly serious questions of priority. Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 171 pages. WolfBrown, Red Maple Court, 10627 Jones Street, Suite 301A, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 591-3661, www.wolfbrown.com http://www.wolfbrown.com/images/books/ImpactStudyFinalVersionFullReport.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 49 pages. Bush Foundation, 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-900, Saint Paul, MN, 55101, (651) 227-0891, www.bushfoundation.org http://www.bushfoundation.org/publications/BushFellowsReport.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 265 pages. Center for Cultural Innovation, 244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 401, Los Angeles, CA, 90012, (213) 687-8577, www.cciarts.org This resource guide is written for working artists across the U.S, providing information and advice for the "self-employed creative entrepreneur." Included are basic principles behind career and business planning, marketing and promotions, budgeting and money management, legal issues relevant to artists, and financing for creative work. Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2007, 235 pages. National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, 520 8th Avenue, Suite 302, New York NY, 10018, (212) 268-3337, www.nationalguild.org Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 33 pages. Grantcraft, The Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY, 10017,(212) 573-4879, www.grantcraft.org http://www.grantcraft.org/pdfs/guide_gti.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 126 pages. The Dana Foundation, 745 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10151, (212) 223-4040, www.dana.org http://www.dana.org/news/publications/publication.aspx?id=10760 Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 37 pages. Bush Foundation, 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-900, Saint Paul, MN, 55101,(651) 227-0891, www.bushfoundation.org http://www.bushfoundation.org/publications/BAF_Art_BookSpreads.pdf This report chronicles the first 30 years of the Bush Artist Fellows program through profiles of 10 fellows, several essays by fellows and observers, and excerpts from fellows' creative work. Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 64 pages. Published by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, 1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20036, (202) 833-2787, www.artspresenters.org. Dance/USA, 1111 16th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, D.C., 20036, (202) 833-1717, www.danceusa.org. Jacob's Pillow Dance, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA, 01223, (413) 243-9919, www.jacobspillow.org. Read More...