2016 GIA Conference
Saint Paul, MN   October 16–19
A Confluence of People, Cultures, and Ideas

The Practice of Racial Equity in Arts Philanthropy

Monday, October 17, 3:45pm – 4:45pm

State I-II

Organized by Grantmakers in the Arts.

Moderated by Maurine Knighton, Program Director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Presented by Anh Thang Dao-Shah, PhD; Senior Research Advisor, Creative Equity Research Partners; and Kate Faust, Principal Analyst, Creative Equity Research Partners.

Grantmakers in the Arts continues to hone its language and programs to assist members to successfully fund African, Latin@, Asian, Arab and Native American (ALAANA) artists and organizations. This session will provide an opportunity to give feedback on GIA's recent research and the development of a racial equity in arts philanthropy workshop that could be presented in your communities for funders next year. We want your advice and your knowledge. Join GIA President & CEO Janet Brown and racial equity board committee chair Maurine Knighton for a dialogue about moving the practice forward. Dr. Anh Thang Dao-Shah and Kate Faust, Creative Equity Research Partners, will review their research findings.