Using the Arts to Support Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Leaders of nonprofits all have a few things in common – we believe in dedicating ourselves to working for the common good, money isn’t always the bottom line for us when it comes to our work, and we’re convinced that if we could get enough people to hear the stories of the life-changing work happening […]. Events

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OnDemand – Stewardship & The Art of Thank You

NonProfit PRO

Watch on-demand as fundraising expert Erin Crotty from CharityEngine shares insights and tactics for improving stewardship through the art of Thank You – for mid-level and large givers. In case you missed it!

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The Art of Naming

Forum One

The art of naming comes with many challenges, but it can also be lots of fun deciding on a name that is timeless and represents the brand vision of your organization. The post The Art of Naming appeared first on Forum One | Turn Ideas Into Impact

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Webinar: Stewardship & the Art of Saying Thank You – May 20

NonProfit PRO

Statistics say it takes 7 personal touches to go from a first gift to the second. Join CharityEngine’s Erin Crotty, as she shows how to set up a system of demonstrating gratefulness for your various donor types: sustainers, new donors, annual fund donors, and more

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OnDemand – Stewardship and The Art of Thank You

NonProfit PRO

Watch on-demand as fundraising expert Erin Crotty from CharityEngine shares insights and tactics for improving stewardship through the art of Thank You – for mid-level and large givers. In case you missed it!

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations. The large difference is that most funders tend to direct a majority of their arts funding to local and regional organizations.

Finding Data Management Solutions for Arts and Culture Organizations

EveryAction

Arts and culture organizations such as media companies, magazines, public radio stations, museums, theaters, and arts advocates have unique needs when it comes to data management. Database and CRM systems for arts and cultural organizations should offer the capability for several key tasks: 1. Keep your work funded Exposure to arts and culture educates, builds community, broadens horizons, and enriches lives. CRM arts and culture

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How to Get Your Visitors to Post About Your Arts and Cultural Organization

sgEngage

A genuine social media shout out from a happy visitor is fantastic for marketing your arts and cultural institution; consider it like a testimonial but not as arduous to solicit. Coming up with social media content for arts and cultural organizations can sometimes be challenging.

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Halcyon's By The People Festival: How One Organization is Using Data to Unite People Around Art

EveryAction

Halcyon is a DC-based arts and culture organization that brings together diverse groups of changemakers in art and social enterprise and provides a safe haven for their bold ideas to take flight. Their incubator, arts fellowship, and public policy dialogue programs encourage socially engaged creatives to advance their talents and visions, transforming their inspiration into impact. CRM arts and culture

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Statistics Canada releases new funding data for the not-for-profit performing arts sector

Charity Village

New data shows the not-for-profit performing arts industries in Canada rely heavily upon grants, subsidies, donations, corporate sponsorships, and fundraising. While the pandemic detrimentally impacted the performing arts industries in Canada, revenue diversification is projected to pick up as events, performances, and art displays resume. Private sector contributions are expected to increase as performing arts […].

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations. The large difference is that most funders tend to direct a majority of their arts funding to local and regional organizations.

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Zen and the Art of the Nonprofit Donation Receipt

Qgiv

The post Zen and the Art of the Nonprofit Donation Receipt appeared first on Qgiv Blog. Writing an effective nonprofit donation receipt is important, but it doesn’t have to be stressful!

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Call for candidacies for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec

Charity Village

The Caisse Desjardins de la Culture is issuing its annual call for candidacies for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec which is a prestigious honour awarded to luminaries who have made an outstanding contribution to enriching Québec’s cultural life.

A Guide to bbcon 2021 Virtual for Arts & Cultural Organizations

sgEngage

bbcon 2021 Virtual , happening October 13–15, will bring together thousands of arts & cultural professionals from zoos, museums, aquaria, performing arts organizations, gardens, and beyond for three days of cutting-edge thought leadership, virtual peer networking and unforgettable experiences.

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Arts, Culture, Heritage, and Sport Sector Recovery from the Impact of COVID-19

Charity Village

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage culminated their study of the arts and culture sector with a new report, Challenges Related To The Recovery Of The Arts, Culture, Heritage, And Sport Sectors, Which Have Been Deeply Impacted By The Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Art Of Asking: 3 Tricks To Keep Donation Appeal Messaging Fresh

Bloomerang

When it comes to the art of asking , multiple studies have proved these three tools to be effective for donation appeal messaging. The post The Art Of Asking: 3 Tricks To Keep Donation Appeal Messaging Fresh appeared first on Bloomerang.

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The Art of Effective Digital Workplaces: A Communication Style Workshop

Charity Village

The post The Art of Effective Digital Workplaces: A Communication Style Workshop appeared first on CharityVillage.

The art of effective digital workplaces: Communication styles

Charity Village

The post The art of effective digital workplaces: Communication styles appeared first on CharityVillage. Want to learn more about how to effectively communicate with your team? We’ve partnered with Keela and Imagine Canada to present a free webinar on May 20.

Why & How to Bring Back the Lost Art of Listening

WBT Systems

Why & How to Bring Back the Lost Art of Listening. Read more about Why & How to Bring Back the Lost Art of Listening

$25-million gift to create new public art trail on Toronto’s waterfront

Charity Village

$25 million donation from the Pierre Lassonde Family Foundation will create a new, outdoor public art trail on the future Villiers Island in Toronto’s transformed Port Lands. The Lassonde Art Trail will be a free, open-air route operated and curated by a new foundation, with funds from this gift; the gift will also finance the acquisition of two permanent pieces […].

The Artists’ Foundation launches the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund

Charity Village

The foundation is announcing the official launch of a new direct financial support fund for performing arts workers throughout the province. The post The Artists’ Foundation launches the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund appeared first on CharityVillage. The Artists’ Foundation is a non-profit organization which was established over 35 years ago to provide one-time financial assistance to Quebec artists who are going through a difficult period.

The Art Of Change Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran. Change Change Leadership Cheryl Cran Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership The Art of Change Leadership

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6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

On a recent trip to Chicago, I checked out the Museum of Contemporary Art. As I walked around delighting in the weirdness that is contemporary art, I realized how advantageous it can be to not have any permanent exhibits. Arts & Cultural arts programming membership strategy

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Building Immersive, Innovative Digital Experiences for Arts and Culture

Forum One

Arts organizations serve as a vital heartbeat for local communities, infusing creativity, transforming spaces, and bringing together diverse audiences. The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts: Elevating a world-class cultural landmark.

TLA for Arts: Emanuel Arts Council

NTEN

Moving from paper systems to tech daunts a small arts organization. Since its founding 38 years ago, the Emanuel Arts Council (EAC) has worked to provide art and cultural activities and arts education to enrich the lives and. Kim Roth. Out-Word, LLC. read more

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Leadership Lessons From The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Seven Arts Of Change book by David Shaner is all about leading business transformation that lasts. Change Leadership David Shaner Effective Listening Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Listen Listening The Seven Arts Of Change

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Nominations are now open for the 2022 Sobey Art Award

Charity Village

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Sobey Art Award, as one of the most generous prizes for contemporary artists in the world celebrates 20 years of championing visual arts in Canada. Founded in 2002, the Sobey Art Award is funded by the Sobey Art Foundation (SAF) and organized and presented by the National Gallery of Canada (NGC). The post Nominations are now open for the 2022 Sobey Art Award appeared first on CharityVillage.

Fur-Bearers Arts & Science Scholarship now accepting applications for 2021

Charity Village

The Fur-Bearers Arts & Science Scholarship was created in 2021 to support individuals who are committed to improving co-existence with wildlife in Canada. The post Fur-Bearers Arts & Science Scholarship now accepting applications for 2021 appeared first on CharityVillage.

“Plaque and Sack”: The art of getting rid of terrible board members while making them feel appreciated

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, in honor of Juneteenth, I want funders and donors to remember that only 1.8% of traditional philanthropic dollars. Board Relations Humor

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Turning Waste into Beautiful Art

Tech Soup Blog

I'm thrilled to say that one of our winning 2015 Green Tech Success Story Contest submissions is TechSoup member Cary Creative Center , or "C3," an organization working to save materials from the landfill by turning them into beautiful art. Betsy Dassau, C3's founder and executive director, believes in the power of art. As Betsy says, "One of the things we say about art is that it's a universal language. "There is no such thing as 'away.'

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Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions

WBT Systems

Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions. Read more about Mastering the Art of Writing Course & Product Descriptions

Arts & Cultural Takeaways from bbcon 2019

Connection Cafe

It’s been nearly two months since bbcon 2019 in Nashville, and I’m still thinking about the live music, inspiring mainstage content, and incredible sessions delivered in the Arts & Cultural track. With 150+ attendees from the Arts & Cultural community in attendance, we had so many great opportunities for sharing best practices and rallying around big ideas in our space. Arts & Cultural arts fundraising bbcon bbcon 2019

3 Lessons Arts & Cultural Organizations Can Learn from Retail

Connection Cafe

Being new to the arts & cultural space (career-wise, not interest-wise), I’ve been doing a lot of reading to get a better understanding of this industry. What’s surprised me are the parallels I see with other industries – namely retail where I was most recently focused – and it got me thinking: what can arts & cultural organizations learn from the retail industry? What are they doing, and can we apply the same concepts in arts & cultural?

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Protecting Wild Lands Through Art

Tech Soup Blog

Braided River combines the arts of photography and literature to create books, media campaigns, and museum exhibits about preserving North America's wild places. TechSoup member Braided River has used a TechSoup donation of Adobe Creative Cloud to astounding effect. Braided River, a Seattle-based nonprofit publishing company, has undertaken 16 conservation projects to date with just three staff people.

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Nonprofits of the Month :: March 2010 :: Modern and Contemporary Art

Nonprofit Tech for Good

March’s theme is Modern and Contemporary Art. Below are 5 museums throughout the world that are creatively utilizing social media: Twitter: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Lima. Facebook: Moscow Museum of Modern Art. MySpace: Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Flickr: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. YouTube: Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

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The Art Of Being Indispensable At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today brings author Bruce Tulgan’s latest book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work. It’s all about how to win influence, beat overcommitment, and get the right things done in your workplace.

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A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Though we’re disappointed to not be exploring Seattle with all of our awesome Arts and Cultural friends, we are super excited for our first-ever virtual bbcon 2020 ! Arts & Cultural bbcon bbcon 2020

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How the Currier Museum of Art Prepared for Its Reopening

Connection Cafe

We sent weekly Membership Monday emails; created a new space online and on social media with story time, art activities, curatorial walk throughs; provided holiday meals for purchase from our café each month; and hosted Zoom talks with artists from our collection.

Predictions for a Post-Pandemic Future for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

As we head into the final months of 2020, some parts of the country are opening up more than others, consumers are itching to get out of their homes, and arts and culture organizations are at a pivotal moment in planning for their comeback.

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Top #GivingTuesday Takeaways for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Museums or performing arts centers can do the same but ask their followers to name new statues or caption new pieces of art. Arts & Cultural Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday arts fundraising Giving Tuesday tips year-end fundraising tipsThe results are in – and this year was the biggest # GivingTuesday yet! GivingTuesday Data Collaborative?reports reports that in the U.S.?online

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Getting Forward to Normal: The Road Ahead for Museums and Cultural Institutions

NonProfit PRO

Arts, Culture & Humanities Monthly Giving

Celebrating Women Leaders in the Arts & Cultural Sector for International Women’s Day 2020

Connection Cafe

I had a total fan-girl moment meeting Colleen when she delivered the Arts & Cultural track’s keynote at bbcon 2019 in Nashville last October. These are just a few of the countless women in the arts and cultural space who we we’re grateful to work with.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? As Arts and Cultural Organizations (museums, zoos, galleries, festivals and foundations), you have so many powerful images to choose from. Laguna Art Museum. And many of the categories are perfect for Arts and Cultural Organizations to showcase their awesomeness! I have 1021 pins.

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