Category Archives: Research and Background

REMEMBER THE BIG PREDICTED TRANSFER OF WEALTH?

Apparently it is still coming. Following is a link to an interview Paul G. Schervish, PhD, and John J. Havens of the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy at Boston College, published in Investments & Wealth Monitor. Read More

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NEA SURVEY: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS

Thursday, December 10, the National Endowment for the Arts will release the full report of the 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the nation’s largest and most representative study of adults’ arts participation habits. As part of the … Continue reading

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ARCHIVE OF THE NEA CULTURAL WORKFORCE FORUM IS ONLINE

The video archive of the NEA’s Cultural Workforce Forum, a day-long presentation of research by primarily East-coast academics, and short on front-line practitioners, is now available in its entirety. – Tommer Here’s the link to the archive

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FOUNDATION CENTER PUBLISHES THE CELEBRITY FOUNDATION DIRECTORY

Through their private foundations, many notable individuals have made significant contributions to help underserved populations and provide support for medical research, green technology, and countless other causes they care about. This new directory, in downloadable PDF format, includes detailed descriptions … Continue reading

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L.I.N.C. SURVEY ON ARTISTS IN THE RECESSION

A major new survey of American artists and how they are weathering the economic downturn has found that slightly more than half experienced a drop in income from 2008 to 2009, a blow to an already struggling group, two thirds … Continue reading

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NEW RESEARCH ON NEUROEDUCATION AND THE ARTS AVAILABLE FROM THE DANA FOUNDATION

Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain, the culmination of a summit sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Neuro-Education Initiative, focuses on the convergence of neuroscientific research and teaching and learning, with an emphasis on the arts. This … Continue reading

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DATA VISUALIZATION FOR PHILANTHROPY

Lucy Bernholz offers some insight into new online tools for data in this post on PHILANTHROPY 2173. Read More Posted using ShareThis

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FOUNDATION CENTER PROJECTS 10%+ DECLINE IN GIVING FOR 2009

Foundation giving will likely decline by more than 10 percent in 2009, closer to the higher end of the 8 to 13 percent range estimated by the Foundation Center earlier this year. According to September 2009 survey findings released today … Continue reading

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SHIFTING EXPECTATIONS: AN URBAN PLANNER’S REFLECTIONS ON EVALUATING COMMUNITY-BASED ARTS

Based on 13 years of national research on integrating arts and culture into concepts of healthy communities, Senior Research Associate with the Urban Institute Maria Rosario Jackson observes how sound and worthy community arts programs with social and civic intention … Continue reading

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