Philanthropic practice

December 31, 2003 by admin
The Animating Democracy National Exchange on Art and Civic DialogueFlint, Michigan, October 9-12, 2003 Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
Two related sessions at grantmaking conferences last fall addressed important questions concerning the relationship of art, culture, and the environment. In each case, funders sought practical information about creative collaboration and successful cross-sector funding. Whether labeled "arts" or "environment" funders, grantmakers craved creative ways to attract new partners — both individuals and organizations — to their work. Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
2002, 30 pages, Cultural Initiatives Silicon Valley. To order a copy, contact Brendan Rawson, brendan@ci-sv.org or 408-283-8506 Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
2003, 336 pages, Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 989 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art is a biennial program honoring five Native American fine artists with unrestricted awards of $20,000. The fellowship program was launched in 1999 by the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Museum staff implements the program under the direction of Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art. Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
One of the fastest growing affinity groups in philanthropy, the Association of Small Foundations serves trustees, staff, and consultants working with "foundations with few or no staff." Most of its members have assets of $50 million or less, and many of them depend on consulting groups to manage investments and assist with grantmaking. These consultants were well-represented at the conference as speakers, exhibitors, and general participants. As of August 2002, the Association had 2,801 members with assets totaling $47.8 billion. Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
Cultural Diplomacy Initiative Read More...
October 31, 2003 by admin
A labor of love for individuals committed to the significance and potential of media, Why FUND Media is a timely and worthy follow-up to a 1984 publication by the Council on Foundations titled How to Fund Media. Editor Karen Hirsch seamlessly brings together a series of separate chapters written by media arts experts who've based their chapter essays on extensive consultations with field representatives and grantmakers, and on historical research. Read More...
September 1, 2003 by admin
January 2003, 46 pages. The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20037, 202-833-7200, 202-429-0687 (fax), www.urban.org/publications/310616.html. Download: Read More...
September 1, 2003 by admin
2003, 53 pages. Blueprint Research and Design, 415-677-9700 or 206-324-4999, www.blueprintrd.com; Social Venture Partners Seattle, 206-374-8757, www.svpseattle.org. Report available at www.svpseattle.org Download:    Transforming Philanthropic Transactions (733Kb) Read More...