Tag Archives: Grantmakers in the Arts

TOP 10 U.S. ARTS POLICY STORIES FOR 2009

David Moss posts his New Year’s list of the top 10 U.S. arts policy stories of 2009. Yikes! GIA appears twice. Read More

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DIVERSITY IN PHILANTHROPY RELEASES ARTS & CULTURE CASE STUDY

This exploration of best practices, by Lydia D. Bell, draws on the studied observations of nine leading arts and culture funders to ascertain opportunities for encouraging increased diversity, inclusion and equity in society through grant making in the creative fields. … Continue reading

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ROCCO'S GIA KEYNOTE IN THE PRESS

The closing keynote at the 2009 GIA conference in Brooklyn has generated some diverse responses. Jacqueline Trescott in the Washington Post Chris Jones in the Chicago Tribune David Ng in the LA Times Arts Beat in the New York Times … Continue reading

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GIA 2009 CONFERENCE BLOG – RIGHT NEXT DOOR

Just in case you missed it. Check out reports by Ina David Moss from GIA’s 2009 conference right next door.

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JANET BROWN BEATS ROBERT REDFORD BY A MILE

FWIW, Barry Hessenius has posted his annual list of the “Non profit Arts Sector’s 25 Most Powerful and Influential Leaders.” Our own Janet Brown is #8, surrounded by a number of past and present GIA board members and members. Read … Continue reading

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GIA PRESIDENT TESTIFIES TO THE MINNESOTA HOUSE

April 6, 2009 – Arts program director Vickie Benson provides professional analysis on the need for a strategic statewide distribution plan for arts funding. In November 2008, Minnesota voters passed the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to our state … Continue reading

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GIA Members Responses to Economic Downturn Survey

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 … Continue reading

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GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT (A Complementary Book from GIA)

Many funders are beginning to suggest that in this climate nonprofits will need general operating support as never before. GIA is making copies of the book General Operating Support: Case Studies and Reflections on Nine Grantmaking Programs available at no … Continue reading

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CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FROM FUNDERS (A Complementary Book from GIA)

Creative Family Giving in the Arts features profiles of 18 family foundations and giving groups that have developed unique or noteworthy programs of arts giving, reflecting the values and character of the donors in a variety of ways. Interviews with … Continue reading

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