2019 Webinar Series

GIA’s webinars are designed for both emerging and experienced grantmakers with information and discussions that inform their day-to-day practices. These programs are free to members and available at a minimal charge to nonmembers. Past webinars have addressed topics including arts education, evaluations, support for individual artists, racial equity in arts philanthropy, and research relevant to the arts grantmaking field.

After the Story, Comes the Critique: Funders leading narrative change efforts

Tuesday, November 12, 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST

  • Elizabeth Méndez Berry, director, Voice, Creativity and Culture, The Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • Chi-hui Yang, program officer, JustFilms, Creativity and Free Expression, Ford Foundation

Beyond the Grant: Supporting communities through alternative economies

Tuesday, September 24, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Courtenay A. Barton, program manager, Arts and Culture, The Cleveland Foundation
  • Stephen Caviness, program officer, Workforce and Social Investments, The Cleveland Foundation
  • Mike Roque, executive director, Community Foundation of San Luis Valley

Creating a State Data Culture to Inform Investments in Arts Education

Tuesday, June 25, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Ayanna N. Hudson, director, Arts Education for the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Claus von Zastrow, Ph.D., principal, Education Commission of the States

Funding in R̶u̶r̶a̶l Remote Communities

Tuesday, May 21, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Lindsie Bear, program director of Native Cultures Fund, Humboldt Area Foundation
  • Reuben Roqueñi, director of National Artist Fellowships, Native Arts and Cultures Foundation

Arts Funding, Storytelling, and the Importance of Narrative Change

Thursday, May 2, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Vanessa Camarena-Arredondo, Beloved Community Fund program officer, Akonadi Foundation
  • Rinku Sen, racial justice activist, author, and strategist

Revisiting Creative Approaches to Capitalization and Capacity Building

Tuesday, March 26, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Anna Campbell, senior program officer, Howard Gilman Foundation
  • Roman Jackson, program officer, JP Morgan

GIA’s Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture

Tuesday, February 26, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST [PASSED]

  • Reina Mukai, knowledge services manager, Candid.
  • Ryan Stubbs, senior director of research, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • Patricia Mullaney-Loss, research associate, National Assembly of Arts Agencies