Grantmakers in the Arts is a national association of public and private arts funders - providing members with resources and leadership to support artists and arts organizations.

Events

2018 GIA Conference
RACE, SPACE, AND PLACE
Oakland, CA | October 21– 24

Highlights

Disaster Relief

Information and Resources for Arts Funders

Our hearts and thoughts are with the communities affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires. Grantmakers in the Arts has a page of resources for arts funders who may be seeking information. GIA has assembled a listing of resources for arts funders who may be seeking information.

See how you can help

Arts Funders Respond

Engaging the Political Climate

Grantmakers in the Arts understands that changes in the national political climate have impacted the arts and our communities. Arts Funders Respond is an opportunity to learn and share strategies, statements, news, and other resources to support arts grantmakers as they navigate and respond to the changing political landscape.

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Recalculating the Formula for Success

Through interviews with sixteen leaders of public arts funders and united arts funds, Recalculating the Formula for Success, a report written by Steven Lawrence and published in the Summer 2017 edition of GIA Reader, documents the new ways that these funders are approaching their work, rethinking longtime practices, and adapting to changing environments.

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Media

GIA Reader

Welcome to Oakland!

In our latest podcast, we welcome you to Oakland, home to vibrant creatives, diverse communities, a heritage of activism, and the home of the GIA’s 2018 annual conference Race, Space, Place. We speak with Nadia Elokdah, Grantmakers in the Arts deputy director and director of programs; Roberto Bedoya, Cultural Affairs manager for the City of Oakland, California; and Shelley Trott, director, Arts Strategy & Ventures, Kenneth Rainin Foundation.