Funding Research

May 31, 2000 by admin
When I see what you see The distance between us disappears. — Miguel Algarin Read More...
May 31, 2000 by admin
The beautifully-restored Southern Theater in Columbus, Ohio served as classroom May 5 and 6, 2000 for "Going Global: Negotiating the Maze of Cultural Interactions," the fourth Barnett Arts and Public Policy Symposium hosted by the Ohio State University College of the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council. The two-day symposium is named for Lawrence and Isabel Barnett who established the Barnett Endowment at OSU, which funds the biennial symposium. Read More...
May 31, 2000 by admin
How can the arts promote positive social change? That's what the staff and board of the Kentucky Foundation for Women wanted to find out. We thought we knew. Or at least we thought we had a pretty good idea. After all, our mission is to promote positive social change through varied feminist expression in the arts, and we have been around for fifteen years. Read More...
May 31, 2000 by admin
A diverse group of grantmakers from Oregon and Western Washington who support arts and culture gathered in Seattle on February 25, hosted by the Pacific Northwest Grantmakers Forum and GIA. Participants represented large and small grantmakers and reflected the giving of families and corporations, as well as nonprofit and public grantmakers. Read More...
May 31, 2000 by admin
The Philadelphia arts sector has been a hotbed of activity recently, on both a political and civic level, with some exciting developments underway as well as some new challenges. Last November, the city elected a new mayor — John F. Street, former city council president during the Rendell administration. Philadelphians had enjoyed broad support of the arts from former Mayor Edward Rendell, who was especially tuned into its economic impact. Mr. Read More...
May 31, 2000 by admin
“Cultural indicators” increasingly pepper the conversation of some arts grantmakers and the concept seems to be emerging as an important conceptual and methodological tool. Josephine Ramirez, at the Getty Center, accepted the challenge of describing the idea and beginning to put it in context. The need to better understand and articulate the broad societal value of arts and culture is at the heart of a discussion among a growing circle of arts grantmakers and scholars in the U.S. Read More...
June 11, 1999 by Steve
The magnitude and distribution of foundation arts and culture grants in 1999 are the most significant findings of this report. Key findings of the report, based on arts grants of $10,000 or more reported to the Foundation Center by 1,016 of the larger U.S. foundations, are highlighted here. Download:  Arts Funding Snapshot 1999 (250Kb) Read More...
May 11, 1999 by admin
114 pages, 1999. Arts Education Partnership, One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20001, (202) 326-8693, http://aep-arts.org. Download: Read More...