In a three-part series of articles, Helicon Collaborative has released the key findings of its study on cultural equity issues in philanthropy:
Helicon Collaborative released Not Just Money: Equity Issues in Cultural Philanthropy
, a research study conducted with funding from the Surdna Foundation. The study continues our examination of inequities in arts funding in the U.S., starting with Fusing Art, Culture and Social Change
in 2011, published by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Not Just Money
looks at the picture now, to see what has changed in that time.
Spoiler alert: despite important efforts by many leading foundations, funding overall has gotten less equitable, not more. This means that cultural philanthropy is not effectively — or equitably — supporting our evolving cultural landscape.
Read the research findings from Helicon Collaborative.