Theater

May 31, 2008 by admin
There are few moments in life when you get to experience a series of "firsts." That thought occurred to me in the Albuquerque airport as a first-time visitor to New Mexico, as well as a first-time attendee to both the GFE and GIA conferences. Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
How can funders apply what they know about changes in the external environment—in demographics, use of free time, use of disposable income—to best serve and stabilize theaters and other mid-sized arts groups? Sue Coliton, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation (moderator); Nancy Fushan, Bush Foundation; Lawrence Thoo, San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs; Ben Cameron, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (interlocutors). Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 113 pages. Leveraging Investments in Creativity, 450 West 37th St., Suite 502, NY, NY 10018, (646) 731-3275, www.lincnet.net Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
A continuation of the discussion on strategic operating support grants. Do these grants improve an organization's accountability and stability? How do private and public grantmakers sustain the arts ecosystem without creating an over-dependence on any one funder? When providing strategic operating support for organizational change, where does the funder's role end and the arts organization's board of directors' role begin and end? Accountability vs. Trust 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 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
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
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
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
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...