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Posted on June 19, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

About 28 million people or 11.7 percent of the U.S. adult population read poetry in the last year, according to a new survey by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This number means that "as a share of the total U.S. adult population, this poetry readership is the highest on record over a 15-year period."

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Civic Practice Partnership is the Metropolitan Museum's new collaborative residency program for New York artists committed to social change.

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Building inclusive economies within American communities is the focus of the third round of EmcArts as Indianapolis joins its Community Innovation Labs.

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Place-Based Impact Investing is the name of the Coastal Community Foundation (CCF)'s initiative investing up to $3 million in regional projects focused on positive community outcomes.

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"Many U.S. nonprofits and foundations are concerned about a potential drop-off in individual donations in the wake of the tax legislation passed by Congress late last year," according to a new report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).

Posted on June 11, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

“The decimation of federal support is the coup de grâce of a long campaign carefully crafted to mislead the public into believing that the arts are irrelevant to most Americans,” says a recent study by the National Center for Arts Research.

Posted on June 7, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A new report by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance looks at what motivates donors to give to the arts and what organizations can do to better engage high-net-worth donors.

Posted on June 5, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Jeff Chang, executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, announced he will be leaving this summer that position to join Race Forward: The Center For Racial Justice Innovation, where he will be their first Vice President for Narrative, Arts, and Culture.

Posted on June 4, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The finding is not surprising: wealthier children are about twice as likely to visit a cultural institution or historical place or see a play or concert during the summer, as compared with children from lower-income families, points out an article by Chalkbeat.

Posted on June 1, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of June, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by The Helis Foundation.

The Helis Foundation is a private foundation based in Louisiana, established and funded by the William Helis Family with a mission of advancing access to the arts and continuing a family legacy of philanthropic support to the New Orleans community.