GIA Blog

Posted on August 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of August, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Nadia Elokdah

The LA County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) is issuing this Request for Proposals to businesses, organizations, and individuals that are interested in and qualified to provide an Arts and Culture Needs Assessment for Los Angeles County. An early implementation action of the Countywide Cultural Policy, the Needs Assessment will help Arts and Culture understand the potential impact of the policy and inform long-term planning for arts and culture in the region.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent opinion piece, Misty Copeland, Wynton Marsalis, Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and Russell Granet make a case for the transformational power of arts education.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Philadelphia's arts and cultural organizations response to the pandemic and what's next is at the center of a recent article at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Posted on July 23, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A recent article in Alliance magazine discusses how "unrestricted funding has been more talked about than practiced by foundations."

Posted on July 22, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Latinx Artist Fellowship, a new program, will award $50,000 each to a multigenerational cohort of 15 Latinx visual artists each year for an initial commitment of five years, according to the recent announcement.

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd and the avalanche of donations toward racial-equity initiatives that followed, the actual gift amounts and their destinations remain largely unknown, complicating efforts to gauge the effectiveness of the donations and their recipients," reads an article published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Tattered Cover and Philanthropy Colorado hosted a panel with five of Colorado's foundation executives, including GIA Board of Directors alumni Gary Steuer, for a discussion about the state of philanthropy and the increased priority of equity and opportunity in their organizations' grantmaking partnerships.

Posted on July 14, 2021 by Eddie

In dialogue with “Backlash: A Sharp Right Turn by a Philanthropy Member Organization,” an excellent piece from Phil Buchanan, president of Center for Effective Philanthropy, I offer this continuation of my more recent President’s Blog post.

Posted on July 12, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent editorial, Widewalls discusses how the art world has reacted to the ongoing civil unrest in the United States, following the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020.