Philanthropic practice

September 30, 2004 by admin
2002, 27 pages. Published by the Hybrid Vigor Institute, 1459 18th Street, Suite 189, San Francisco, CA, 94107, 415-543-8113, info@hybridvigor.org, www.hybridvigor.net Download pdf: http://www.hybridvigor.net/interdis/pubs/hv_pub_interdis-2002.10.30.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
2004, 80 pages. Published by New Visions Philanthropic Research and Development, 322 LaVerne Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941, 415-388-1222, info@newvisionsprd, www.newvisionsprd.org Download pdf: http://www.newvisionsprd.org/Downloads/form.asp Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
December 2003, 11 pages. Published by Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue NW, 6th floor, Washington, DC, 20005, 202-371-2830, info@artsusa.org, www.AmericansForTheArts.org This monograph describes variations on the united arts fund model of providing arts support and provides a number of statistics from 2002 on arts fund fundraising and grantmaking. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
The full text of this article is not yet available on this site. Below is a brief excerpt. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
The moniker, "Grantmakers in the Arts," could suggest that our job as funders is solely to read proposals and write checks, a straightforward transaction that takes a hiatus when the award letter goes out and revives when the final report comes in. In reality, we know that the most important work we do may take place before the proposal is even submitted and that the impact of our work only improves as the quality of our ongoing interaction with our grantees strengthens. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
Recently, while sitting in a coffee shop in Chicago, I overheard a language that sounded familiar. Being a folklorist I'm sensitive to occupational language. You can blindfold me in front of conversations of cowboys or farmers and I will be able to pick out a number of things that distinguish their talk. And having a private language is not bad, it's a reality. Read More...
July 31, 2004 by admin
2003, 38 pages. Meet the Composer, 75 Ninth Avenue, Floor 3R Suite C, New York, NY 10011, (212) 645-6949; Ken Gallo, Communications Manager, kgallo@meetthecomposer.org Read More...
July 31, 2004 by admin
The Broad Art Foundation, based in Santa Monica, California, was founded by philanthropists Edythe and Eli Broad in 1984 to encourage and strengthen a greater public appreciation of contemporary visual art. Under the leadership of director and curator Joanne Heyler, the foundation operates as an educational and lending source for the nearly 800 art works in its collection, rather than as a standard grantmaking program. Read More...
December 31, 2003 by admin
2003, 86 pages. $40 nonmembers; 1 copy free with membership. Association of Small Foundations, www.smallfoundations.org Do you want to start a foundation? Full of practical advice, The New Foundation Guidebook is a good place to start. This book concisely describes how to establish and operate a foundation by adapting articles from pertinent experts. It is easy to skim as essential points are highlighted with bullet points. Read More...
December 31, 2003 by admin
When the Council on Foundations meets in Toronto this April, GIA members in attendance will have the chance to meet a fledgling affinity group of Canadian arts funders that is putting together the 1st Canadian Arts Funders Forum. Read More...