Cross-disciplinary arts

May 31, 2008 by admin
A working session to review the Coalition's draft publication, "A National Blueprint for Emergency Preparedness, Relief and Recovery for Artists," and other Coalition works in progress. Also, discussion of a draft plan to give grantmakers better resources for learning about emergency readiness, response, and recovery, and to improve and coordinate safety nets for artists during regional or national emergencies. Cornelia Carey, Craft Emergency Relief Fund (moderator); Carolyn Somers, Joan Mitchell Foundation (interlocutor). Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 57 pages. The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., Boston, MA, 02116, (617) 338-1700, www.tbf.org PDF online: www.bostonindicators.org Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
A discussion of “The Grasshopper or the Ant: A Review of Endowment Giving Policy Options,” a paper by Russell Willis Taylor that challenges assumptions, examines costs and benefits of raising and managing an endowment, and considers the capacity and expertise needed to do it well. Russell Willis Taylor, National Arts Strategies (presenter, moderator); Ben Cameron, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Gene Lesser, Hans G. and Thordis W. Burkhardt Foundation; Gayle Morgan, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust (interlocutors). Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2004, 55 pages. ArtsMarket, 1125 W. Kagy Blvd., Suite 100, Bozeman, MT 59715, (406) 582-4766, www.artsmarket.com Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
Is a trend developing that favors drawing foundation leaders from the for-profit sector rather than from philanthropy or the nonprofit sector? If so, does it change senior grantmaking staff's challenges and opportunities? Would a more corporate view of private philanthropy affect how foundations view the arts? Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 79 pages. The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116, (617) 338-1700, www.tbf.org PDF Online: www.bostonindicators.org Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
When assessing the results of the work of arts organizations, do we measure the right things? Can we measure whether the art itself is good? This continues a dialogue that began in GIA Reader, Vol. 17, No. 3. Bruce Sievers, Skirball Foundation; Diane Ragsdale, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (co-presenters, moderators); Suzanne Callahan, Dance USA (interlocutor). Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 33 pages. City of Santa Monica, Community and Cultural Services Dept., 1437 4th Street, Suite 310, PO Box 2200, Santa Monica, CA 90407 Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
A conversation between essayist John Rockwell and Linda Breneman (Breneman Jaech Foundation) about cultural patronage today, from the perspectives of a journalist and an individual donor. Funders with varying relationships to living patrons, donors' estates, and philanthropic institutions chime in on how risky, enduring art is—or might be—supported. Read More...
October 31, 2007 by admin
When funders move into indigenous communities they tread a very fine line. On one side of the line they have a duty to undertake sufficient investigation to ensure that they properly understand a funding request and their own role in relation to it. On the other side, obtaining the information may conflict with the ability to acknowledge and give appropriate respect to the applicant's indigenous culture and its bounds. Read More...