2024 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.

Invisible Weavers: Charting the Evolving Identity of Intermediary Organizations

Tuesday, July 16 at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

  • Sage Crump, Cultural Strategist & Director of Racial Justice and Movement Building, National Performance Network
  • Cate Fox, Program Director, AmbitioUS
  • Ron Ragin, Director of Programs, MAP Fund & Artist

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Agency, Autonomy, & Affirmation: Empowering Cultural Self Determination in Trans and Queer BIPOC Communities

Tuesday, June 18 at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

  • J. HD Goodridge, Program Manager, Black Trans Fund
  • J Mase III, Co-Director, The Black Trans Prayer Book
  • Omni Romero, Director of CARE, Pride Foundation
  • Morgan (Mo) Willis, Co-Executive Director, Third Wave Fund

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Move the Money: The Richness of Southern Soils: Supporting Black Farming and Food [PASSED]

Tuesday, June 4, at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

  • Carlton Turner, Co-Founder, Sipp Culture and Board Member, National Black Food and Justice Alliance
  • Kolu Zigbi, Founder & Principal, Zigbi Consulting and Facilitator, Southern Black Farmers Community-Led Fund

Working Together: Arts Funding, Solidarity, and Non Hierarchical Program Structures [PASSED]

Tuesday, May 21, at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

  • Randi Berry, Executive Director, IndieSpace
  • Sruti Suryanarayanan, Core Organizer, Art.coop
  • Salem Tsegaye, Grantmaker
  • Haowen Wang, Director of Regranting, Dance/USA

Move the Money Series: Guaranteed Income [PASSED]

Tuesday, February 13, 2pm EST/11am PST

  • Sara Fenske Bahat, CEO, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Ricardo Beaird, community development director, Springboard for the Arts
  • Kevin Dublin, educator, advocate, writer
  • Kasey Wiedrich, financial capability manager, Office of Financial Empowerment, City of Saint Paul

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GIA’s Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture [PASSED]

Tuesday, January 23, 2pm EST/11am PST

  • Steven Lawrence, philanthropy and nonprofit consultant, Steven Lawrence Consulting
  • Mohja Rhoads, research manager, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • Nakyung Rhee, research associate, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • Ryan Stubbs, senior director of research, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

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