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Janet Brown of Grantmakers in the Arts on Arts Advocacy

Janet Brown, director of Grantmakers in the Arts, has won numerous awards for advocacy including the Selena Roberts Ottum Award from Americans for the Arts, Washington, DC, and the Robert Gard Award from the University of Massachusetts Arts Extensi...more

advocacy   Sep 3, 2010 • Views:8449 • Comments: 0


 
 

Ben Cameron at TEDx: Reformation of the Performing Arts

Ben Cameron, the Program Director for Arts at the Doris Duke Foundation, recently gave a talk at TEDxYYC.  To unpack that acronym a bit, TED stands for the "Technology Entertainment Design" conference that happens each year and brings ...more

artists   technology   Sep 15, 2010 • Views:7170 • Comments: 0


 

Best Boards are Composed of Individuals with Variety of View

BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service. BoardSource believes that the best boards are composed of individuals who bring a variety of viewpoints that come from...more

diversity   Sep 22, 2010 • Views:8033 • Comments: 0


 

Chronicle of Philanthropy Surveys are Revealing

  The September 9, 2010 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured a pull-out section entitled "Achieving Diversity at Nonprofit Organizations." Highlights include: Three out of every four development jobs are held...more

diversity   Oct 4, 2010 • Views:11221 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

South Africa's Youth Sing its Way out of Poverty

South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre Group Tries to Sing its Way Out of Poverty By DeNeen L. Brown The Washington Post February 4, 2011 The Bokamoso Youth Centre has been trying to broaden the horizons for the township's youth. Each year...more

diversity   education   artists   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:10439 • Comments: 0


 
 

Resources for Building Online Communities

Think an online community or periodic online discussions could increase engagement in your advocacy efforts?  This excellent article on online communities addresses some basic assumptions and compiles a number of other useful resources. &...more

advocacy   technology   Apr 29, 2011 • Views:4174 • Comments: 0


 

Class remains a divider among Foundation... and Nonprofits

"Foundation Boards Shouldn’t Be Filled Just With Wealthy People" The Chronicle of Philanthropy June 1, 2011 By Pablo Eisenberg "In recent years the United States has developed into an increasingly pronounced class socie...more

diversity   Jun 18, 2011 • Views:3958 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

International Hispanic Theatre Festival Showcases Diversity

"Accent on Chile" by Christine Dolen The Miami Herald; July 3, 2011 "As it has for the past few summers, Miami’s International Hispanic Theatre Festival is anchoring its celebration of theater from the Spanish-speaking world...more

diversity   artists   education   Jul 10, 2011 • Views:9793 • Comments: 0


 
 

Regrets of a Former Funder

Regrets of a Former Arts Funder by John R. Killacky Blue Avocado; June 23, 2011 "As Program Officer for Arts and Culture at the San Francisco Foundation, I and philanthropic colleagues often bemoaned how fragile many culturally specifi...more

diversity   artists   Jul 13, 2011 • Views:10570 • Comments: 0


 
 

The Dream: Diversity in the Arts

"The Dream: Diversity in the Arts" by Michael Kaiser President, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The Huffington Post; October 17, 2011 On the occasion of the opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial, Kais...more

diversity   artists   Oct 21, 2011 • Views:7004 • Comments: 0