General Operating Support Programs

Moderator: Janet Sarbaugh, The Heinz Endowments
Panelists: M. Melanie Beene, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Kathleen A Cerveny, The Cleveland Foundation; Danton Miller, The James Irvine Foundation; Greg Rowe, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Can foundations make better general operating support grants to arts organizations by using more specific performance measures and criteria? Four leading practitioners described the rationale behind the design and implementation of their respective operating support programs, including the pros and cons and key lessons learned.


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