2014 Webinar Series

Turnaround Arts: Using the Arts as Part of the Toolkit in High-Poverty, Low-Performing Schools
Tuesday, February 11, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST
  • Rachel Goslins, Executive Director, President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
  • Tara Owen, Principal, Findley Elementary School, Des Moines, IA
Introduction to GIA Membership
Tuesday, February 25, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST
  • Noah Barnes, Membership Manager, Grantmakers in the Arts
  • Kathy Lindenmayer, Director of Development & Membership, Grantmakers in the Arts
The Funder and the Intermediary, in Support of the Artist: A Look at Rationales, Roles, and Relationships
Tuesday, March 18, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Claudia Bach, Principal, AdvisArts
  • Vickie Benson, Arts Program Director, The McKnight Foundation
  • Cora Mirikitani, President and CEO, Center for Cultural Innovation
Healing Arts and the Military: Community Impact Programs
Tuesday, April 22, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, President, Rollins & Associates, Inc.
  • Gay Powell Hanna, Executive Director, National Center for Creative Aging
  • Marete Wester, Senior Director of Arts Policy, Americans for the Arts
When Disaster Strikes: Emergency Preparedness and Response for Grantmakers
Tuesday, May 20, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Mary Margaret Schoenfeld, Coordinator, National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness and Emergency Response
  • Regine A. Webster, Vice President, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
  • Wendy Liscow, Program Director, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Support for Creativity in Every Community
Tuesday, June 3, 2:00 EDT / 11:00 PDT
  • Roberto Bedoya, Executive Director, Tucson Pima Arts Council
  • Tom DeCaigny, Director of Cultural Affairs, San Francisco Arts Commission
  • Jill Paulsen, Deputy Director, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
An Overview of GIA’s Web Tools
Tuesday, June 24, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Steve Cline, Web & Knowledge Manager, Grantmakers in the Arts
The State of the Arts: Findings from NFF’s 2014 National Survey
Tuesday, July 15, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Sandi Clement McKinley, Director of Advisory Services, Nonprofit Finance Fund
GIA’s Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture
Tuesday, September 30, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT
  • Steven Lawrence, Director of Research, Foundation Center
  • Ryan Stubbs, Research Director, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
How to Select and Run Successful, Stress-Free Panels
Wednesday, November 12, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST
  • Frances Phillips, Program Director for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund, Walter and Elise Haas Fund
  • Jason Schupbach, Director of Design Programs, National Endowment for the Arts
Expanding Access to Arts Education
Tuesday, December 9, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST
  • Lena Carstens, City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs – Cultural Experience Project
  • Madeleine Steczynski, ARTWorks for Kids coalition member and founder of ZUMIX