Funding Research

October 15, 2015 by admin
Extensive research has demonstrated what those close to the arts, culture, and humanities sector already know: the health of the sector is intertwined with the health of our communities. In addition to cultural enrichment, arts, culture, and humanities nonprofits create jobs, support economic growth, and contribute to community revitalization. Read More...
October 14, 2015 by admin
The arts in America are supported by a complex mix of funds, including individual contributions, corporate and foundation support, earned revenues, and government grants. Although government funds comprise a modest percentage of total arts income, they are an essential part of the American arts ecosystem, supporting community arts development, achieving a wide geographic dispersal of grants, and making arts funds accessible to communities that may have limited access to other resources. Read More...
February 19, 2015 by admin
February 2015, 32 pages. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, 2233 University Avenue W. #355, St Paul, Minnesota, 55114, (651) 251-0868. creativemn.org. Download: Read More...
September 23, 2014 by admin
For several years, Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) members have noted the lack of sector-wide information about support for individual artists. Many funders feel that direct support for artists is a crucial part of the arts funding ecology and one that is underresourced. In the past, however, it has been difficult to assess the extent to which artists are being supported by institutional funders — in fact, it has even been difficult to have a field-wide conversation about the different ways in which artists receive support. Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
Center for the Study of Art & Community 2013, 51 pages, The McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Download:    What Artists Say (1.3 Mb) Read More...
January 16, 2014 by admin
2014, 19 pages, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste 700, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-736-5800   www.aspeninstitute.org Download: Read More...
December 17, 2013 by admin
December 2013, 56 pages. The McKnight Foundation, 710 South Second Street, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401, (612) 333-4220, www.mcknight.org. Download: Read More...
November 25, 2013 by admin
2013, 211 pages, The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste 700, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-736-5800   www.aspeninstitute.org Download: Read More...