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.

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25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. Online giving technology – combined with access to a 24/7 global news cycle and more affordable international travel – has led to an increase in donors with an empathic worldview. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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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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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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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.

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 ! This year’s event will be global and free for all attendees, so there’s no excuse not to jump in!

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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. While global corporations like Facebook and PayPal match donations through their platforms, consider involving a local family or foundation. Using the strategies above or any of the other ideas and resources on the # GivingTuesday website will help you capitalize on this global day of giving so you can close out the fundraising season strong. .

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#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

These are phenomenal statistics and your organization should participate in this global day of giving. Arts and Cultural organizations are capitalizing on this giving movement by creating a clear call-to-action attached to customized campaigns. This global day of giving was created for you! Don’t let it pass without acting and have fun building your Arts & Culture campaign.

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TechSoup Global Network: A Unique Force for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, NGOs from 50 countries, who operate together as the TechSoup Global Network, will gather for three days in San Francisco. billion worth of resources to support causes as diverse as refugee integration, gender issues, youth development, education, arts, and social services. Here in San Francisco, 90 individuals from the TechSoup Global Network will work together to reflect on the political, social, and economic challenges in the world.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere

Tech Soup Blog

arts organization , and a Canadian wildlife organization to better fulfill their missions. From the TechSoup Global Network. From TechSoup Global. TechSoup Global reflects on collaboration and inspiration at the TechSoup Global Contributors Summit. Read more about the summit in TechSoup Global co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin’s post in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. TechSoup is keeping busy this July.

TechSoup Canada Art Installation

Tech Soup Blog

My favorite-thing-of-the-week award goes to Toronto artist Gil Martinez for this art installation he designed to help celebrate the launch of TechSoup Canada. He transformed a rough idea—of showcasing the historical time-line of TechSoup Global during the launch of TechSoup Canada—into an exhibition. TechSoup/CompuMentor's 22-year history is documented through four mixed-media panels and one large mural.

Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

I was able to participate thanks in part to professional development grants from Arizona Commission on the Arts and Sigma Alpha Iota. As a representative of an organization with a global mission, it is important that I am a citizen of the world who is well-traveled, well-informed, and can converse with absolutely anyone. posted by Maureen O'Brien Development Director Musical Instrument Museum.

Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

I was able to participate thanks in part to professional development grants from Arizona Commission on the Arts and Sigma Alpha Iota. As a representative of an organization with a global mission, it is important that I am a citizen of the world who is well-traveled, well-informed, and can converse with absolutely anyone.

The Art Of Leading By Looking Ahead

Eric Jacobson

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead , gives readers practical guidance and concrete techniques to help leaders become more visionary. De Jong is one of five faculty members in Wharton's flagship executive program "Global Strategic Leadership."

The Art Of Leading By Looking Ahead

Eric Jacobson

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead , gives readers practical guidance and concrete techniques to help leaders become more visionary. De Jong is one of five faculty members in Wharton's flagship executive program "Global Strategic Leadership."

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Inspiring donors to give online is an art form that requires juxtaposed creative writing and design , along with a working knowledge of how altruistic human behavior is manifested and triggered online. To anyone and everyone reading this now, no matter your age or location in the world, you are about to experience—and hopefully help pioneer—the most consequential evolution in Internet technology yet: the Global Mobile Revolution. The Global Mobile Revolution has just begun.

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The Art Of Leading By Looking Ahead

Eric Jacobson

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead , gives readers practical guidance and concrete techniques to help leaders become more visionary. De Jong is one of five faculty members in Wharton''s flagship executive program "Global Strategic Leadership."

5 Steps to Content Marketing Success for Arts and Cultural Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

How can arts and cultural organizations start leveraging content marketing? There are 5 steps to start a content marketing program at your arts and cultural organization. Your zoo visitors who come to see the penguins are going to be much less interested in content you create about “The Struggles of Life on the Savannah” than they are about content about “How Global Warming is Impacting our Polar Ecosystems.”

Changing the World: TechSoup's Newest Global Partner

Tech Soup Blog

Ok, now add to the mix a liberal dose of several years of strong economic growth and modernization, a GDP ranked 17 th in the world, a youth population (12 to 24 year olds) representing a third of the total population, and a growing reputation as one of the most promising IT sectors globally, and do you know where that will land you? Are you sitting down?! We've got some exciting news.

Imagery and Authenticity

Non Profit Quarterly

I’m here with our Art Director, Devyn Taylor. I pulled out this book, The Politics of Design this week, and it details the way in which global narratives around the color of people’s skin have long upheld the idea that lighter skin is more pure and darker skin is more evil.

Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Beth Kanter

For folks that are interested, I have a free Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World starter kit that walks through this process in more detail. For blogs, I like Self-care by Aisha , Mindful Magazine , Thrive Global , and Harvard Business Review. For folks that are interested, I have a free Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World starter kit.

17 Smart Ways To Protect Data At Your Nonprofit

Global Giving

Social engineering is the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information. With GDPR coming into effect in the European Union and privacy scandals making headlines, many nonprofit professionals are concerned about data protection. The process can be intimidating!

Be Your Own Filter In the Global Brain

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Almost ten years ago, I used to teach a workshop called " Digital Information Coping Skills " for artists and arts organizations as part of a series of workshop on the theme of how to integrate the Internet into your (arts) organization's mission. Jerry Michalski use the metaphor of the global brain and mentioned that we were halfway through a transition process where we are renegotiating social contracts and connecting with people in a way that we haven't before.

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Interview with My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

We want to give people an opportunity to really develop, innovate, and preserve their own culture." -- Tom Aageson, co-founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship A week, or so ago I interviewed my Dad, Tom Aageson, for a special Father's Day show on the Big Vision Podcast. My dad is the co-founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. He is also the co-founder of the International Folk Art Market. She's been in the International Folk Art Market.

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Father's Day Show: My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

Tom Aageson, the co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. In addition to being the co-Founder of the Global Center, he is also the Executive Director of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. He is also the co-Founder of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market. This month's Big Vision Podcast interview is a special one with. my Dad (!)

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

Have Fun - Do Good

While writing my mentor post last Sunday I got to thinking about how artists use art for social change and accumulated a bunch of links for related projects, programs and organizations that I thought I'd share: Change Me: The Power of Imagery to Create Change. For every submission the Getty gets, they will donate $10 to Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria. art activism social change

The Art of the Backchannel at Conferences: Tips, Reflections, and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I remember in 2005 the Global Voices Summit used IRC as a backchannel -- no so much for people in the room, but for remote participation. Photo by Marcopolos I'm a few weeks away from SXSW where I'll be leading a session called " Nonprofit Social Media ROI Poetry Slam " which will incorporate a lot of audience interaction.

Ask Britt: How can I combine the creative arts with social impact?

Have Fun - Do Good

This week's Ask Britt question, sent in by a reader, is, "How can I combine the creative arts with social impact? The arts are a wonderful way to make a difference in the world because they are fun, engaging, and oftentimes help you to tell stories, all key elements to attracting and keeping people involved in a cause. Here are some examples of ways people have used the arts to create social impact: 50 Crows Social Change Photography "Images inspire people to act.

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Tattoo Parlors and Art Museums: Comparative Comfort

Museum 2.0

Which has more social impact: the place frequented by educated art lovers or the one populated by blue collar joes? Over the last several weekends, my husband and I have been visiting a different kind of art institution: a tattoo parlor. I love having a permanent piece of symbolic art on my arm. It's like I've joined a club of disparate individuals who are bound together by art. People were spending time with art and in dialog with artists.

Ask Our Giving Guru: Marnie Webb on the Art of the Follow Through

Tech Soup Blog

Giving Guru Marnie Webb is Co-CEO of TechSoup Global where under her leadership the NetSquared initiative is in its fourth year of helping nonprofits worldwide use innovative web tools to increase their reach and impact. This was originally published on The Case Foundation Blog.

The Art of Saying Thank you: Amy Sample Ward, Darren Barefoot, and Michele Martin

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Sample Ward put the Global Giving Widget on her Facebook profile. She set up the Global Giving fundraiser and donated too. Donate $10 or more to our cause through Global Giving now ! My first job in the nonprofit field over 28 years ago was in development office at the New England Conservatory and later at the Boston Symphony. In those days, I was the twenty-something accidental techie in the office who figured out the IBM memory typewriter.

2021 Strategic Planning, COVID-style

Connection Cafe

arts & culture institutions) may have even experienced a drop in donations compared to 2019. So many of us made ambitious plans for growth last year, only to be forced to throw those out the window for a global health crisis we never factored in as a threat on our SWOT analysis.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: H. Beecher Hicks, III, National Museum of African American Music

sgEngage

Our media coverage has been broader and more global because of the Museum Without Walls and our pivot to finding ways to reach communities online. Arts & Cultural Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Management Social Good Museums nonprofit leadership sgLEADERS

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 165: Engaging Supporters on GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Giving Tuesday, the annual global day of giving, will be held on December 1 st this year – just under two months away. Arts & Cultural Faith Communities Foundations Healthcare Higher Education K-12 Schools Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday Podcast Episodes peer-to-peer fundraising

From Community Arts To Community of Online Learners: Janet Salmons, Ph.D

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I met Janet Salmons many years ago while I working on various arts and technology projects in New York State for the New York Foundation for the Arts. I started in the Cornell University Center for Theatre Arts , where I founded and directed two programs: Cornell Theatre Outreach and the Community-Based Arts Project. From my view, this is what the web should help us do: become a global learning community.

A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days

Connection Cafe

While May 5 is less than a month away, there is enough time for you to participate in this global day of giving. This global day of giving will unite the world and prove that there is strength in numbers. Now, more than ever, organizations need their communities to rally behind them.

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International Museum Day 2020: Tips To Engage Supporters

Connection Cafe

As you find ways to participate in this global day celebrating the importance of your community, update your museum’s homepage to show your supporters and audience what you’re doing and how they can follow along. Arts & Cultural International Museum Day

How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

Connection Cafe

Malicious actors often target your supporters by posing as your nonprofit during natural disasters and global health events like COVID-19. Examples are emerging every day that demonstrate how the COVID-19 situation is bringing out the best in people.

64 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

4) Art Institute of Chicago Museum Shop :: shop.artic.edu. The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Shop sells unique and beautiful objects from around the world in support of the arts. 11) Global Goods Partners :: globalgoodspartners.org.

Credit Payment Security – PCI P2PE and EMV E2EE Explained

Connection Cafe

In today’s digital world, payment processing security is increasingly important for arts and cultural organizations to prevent hacks and protect sensitive patron data. Arts & Cultural Nonprofit Nonprofit Management Nonprofit Technology payment processing

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Which New Audiences? A Great Washington Post Article and its Implications about Age, Income, and Race

Museum 2.0

One that has found remarkable success is California’s Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Executive Director Nina Simon, who was hired in 2011, says that in the years following the global financial crisis, the facility was struggling. “At inclusion Museum of Art and History visitorsThis weekend was thrilling for me. The Washington Post covered the MAH's transformation as part of an article about museums engaging new audiences.

Alli Chagi-Starr, Art in Action/Ella Baker Center, Podcast Interview Transcription

Have Fun - Do Good

Today's Big Vision Podcast transcript is from an interview with arts activist, Alli Chagi-Starr. We'll be taking with arts activist Alli Chagi-Starr, the Cultural Arts Director for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights ' Reclaim the Future Program. Alli is also the co-founder of Art and Revolution, and founder of Art in Action , Dancers without Borders, and the Radical Performance Fest.

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Technology and the Environment

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Global climate change is beginning to affect our lives in a real way. This is an issue I’ve been struggling with for a long time. I’m an unrepentant, unabashed technophile. OK, well, not so unrepentant or unabashed since I’m writing this post on the varied factors around technology and the environment, and have been thinking about this issue for myself for a long time.