Endowing the Arts

Do you know how to talk about endowments?
Here are a few facts to help you brush up your endowment IQ.

Team Member Spotlight: Nancy Peterman

Nancy E. Peterman, Partner at Alexander Haas assists universities, schools, healthcare, arts and cultural institutions and human service organizations to achieve results and pursue their missions. In this month’s Team Member Spotlight, Nancy shares her start in nonprofit fundraising, what she loves most about her job and how a recent project changed her perspective.

Investing in Staff: Options for the Performing Arts

Investing in your staff is an important way to invest in the future of your organization. Funding staff development doesn’t have to be expensive; there are many cost-effective options. Here are some creative options for the performing arts sector: Theatre Communications Group, the League of American Orchestras and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Build and Retain Your Donor Base

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Report on Funding Cuts to the Arts

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), a national association of private and public funders, this spring issued the 2013 Update on Public Funding for the Arts, which confirmed what many organizations have experienced: state county and city budget support has slowed, and uncertainty of federal funding has affected the level of local appropriations. For more information aboutRead More Report on Funding Cuts to the Arts

Dealing with a Sticky Situation

The National Endowment for the Arts has just released the results of its 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, which is the nation’s largest population survey of arts participation trends. The survey confirms what many of you see everyday: engaging in the arts is at once a personal activity and also a communalRead More Dealing with a Sticky Situation

Trends in Business Support to the Arts

The Americans for the Arts 2013 BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts, a must-read report for your staff and Board leadership. Go here for an overview and a copy of the complete report

Giving To The Arts – What Goes Down, Must Come Up?

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