Legal and regulatory

July 5, 2016 by admin
In America, the arts are highly dependent on donations from individuals for funding. Once a new president is in office in 2017, Congress is expected to take up “tax reform” in a serious way.Read More...
June 21, 2012 by admin
This article is a reprinting of a blog originally posted on HowlRound. See that post at http://www.howlround.com/nourishing-the-commons-rethinking-intellectual-property-by-isaac-butler/. Read More...
June 21, 2012 by admin
This article is a reprinting of a blog originally posted on ArtWorks. See that post at http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?p=11955. Read More...
September 20, 2011 by admin
2011, 34 pages. Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 20036, (202) 822-6070, http://www.afj.org. Download: Read More...
March 23, 2010 by Abigail
October 2007, 32 pages. Independent Sector, 1200 Eighteenth Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20036, 202-467-6100, www.independentsector.org Read More...
February 24, 2010 by Abigail
May 2010, 49 pages. Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Box 90524, Durham, NC, 27708, 919-613-7432 www.sanford.duke.edu Read More...
November 22, 2009 by Steve
The current economic climate has forced many nonprofit arts organizations to confront underlying issues. Tensions mount, dollars are scarce, and unresolved weaknesses or fissures often grow. We have seen heartening examples of artists, donors, audiences, and funders rallying to support the art and organizations that they love. In some cases, streamlined, more focused organizations are forging ahead with renewed determination. But in other cases, the economic downturn may herald the time to close the doors. Read More...
November 19, 2009 by Steve
As funders we have three main challenges: first, getting a handle on the extent and impact of the recession; second, exerting leadership — being bold, positive, and opportunistic without being insensitive; and third — and most important — asking ourselves the same tough questions that we are asking grantees: how do we slip the vice-like grip of old mindsets and behaviors and adapt so we increase our relevance, resilience, and meaningful contributions to our community?  — Foundation President Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy Penguin Press, 2008, 352 pages. ISBN-10: 1594201722 Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
In late January GIA polled its 309 member organizations about their organization's responses to the economic downturn. 117 (38%) members responded, which provides a healthy sample of the membership. Members reported their expected 2009 arts grantmaking would likely compare to 2008 as follows: 41% expected that 2009 would be the same as 2008. 13% expected that it would be reduced to 90% of 2008. 12% expected that it would be reduced to 80% of 2008. 11% expected that it would be reduced to 70% of 2008. Read More...