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THIS BLOG HAS BEEN ARCHIVED

The Economic Turmoil and Change Blog was launched in January 2009, when the recession was at the heart of every day’s news. Since then, GIA has gradually expanded the content of this blog to include a range of non-recession topics. … Continue reading

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HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF

Washington, D.C. – The FBI today reminds Internet users who receive appeals to donate money in the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti to apply a critical eye and do their due diligence before responding to those requests. Past tragedies … Continue reading

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CULTURAL ALLIANCE MOURNS PASSING OF PRESIDENT PEGGY AMSTERDAM

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance sorrowfully announces the passing of its president, Peggy Amsterdam. She died peacefully at home on December 26, surrounded by family and friends. Read More

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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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JOHN KILLACKY AND TRISHA BROWN ON COLLABORATION

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CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND THE ARTS: ISSUES OF CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT

Based on a literature review drawing from the social sciences, humanities, and public policy, this new report by by Mark J. Stern and Susan C. Seifert of the Social Impact of the Arts Project at the University of Pennsylvania suggest … Continue reading

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GROUNDBREAKING STUDY LINKS HIGH H.S. GRADUATION RATES TO STRONG ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAMS

High school graduation rates and access to arts education are closely linked, according to a new study of New York City public high schools released today by The Center for Arts Education. The report — titled “Staying in School: Arts … Continue reading

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ROCCO LANDESMAN ANNOUNCES "ART WORKS" TOUR AT THE 2009 GRANTMAKERS IN THE ARTS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman delivered a keynote address today to close the 2009 national Grantmakers in the Arts conference: Navigating the Art of Change. Read the full text of the address here. Chairman Landesman announced that … Continue reading

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BLOG DU JOUR: THE <100K PROJECT

GIA’s Economic Turmoil and Change blog was originally conceived in early 2009 as a place to round up recession-related news and share information about the ways that funders were responding. That remains this blog’s focus, but as the year goes … Continue reading

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CULTURE WARS TAKE A NEW TURN

As much as I dislike increasing their web stats by publishing the links, it is worth reading what the far right is saying about the arts (now including arts funders), and the Obama administration this week. – Tommer Michael van … Continue reading

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