Reports: Philanthropy and support

Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, September 2016, 44 pp.
This report outlines compelling demographic, aesthetic and economic reasons for foundations to rethink their grantmaking practices to stay current with changes in the cultural sector and to continue to be relevant to the evolving needs of our communities. It considers how foundations that invest in the arts can make fairness and equity core principles of grantmaking by prioritizing underserved communities and investing in community organizing and civic engagement work in the arts and culture sector.   more info >

Yes and No: Conversations about Thriving with Artists of Color in the Twin Cities
McKnight Foundation, June 2015, 32 pp.
Developed in partnership with the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota, this report is a targeted exploration of the perspectives and experiences of working artists of color designed to inform philanthropic planning and practices in the arts.   more info >

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