January 13, 2022
In This Issue: Act Now: Renewed COVID-19 Relief Talks Underway; NEA Awards 1st Round FY22 Grants, Direct ARP Grants to Come; Newest Artist Visa Updates as Travel Resumes, Cautiously; League Resources on COVID-19 Relief and New Safety Rules; 2022: A Key Year for Advocacy
January 11, 2022
52 orchestras have been awarded FY22 Grants for Arts Projects (GAP), Part 1 and Challenge America support by the National Endowment for the Arts. These orchestras will present a wide variety of concerts and festivals including works by familiar as well as emerging composers, support composer and artist residencies, host community engagement and education programs, and support training programs for young students.
December 17, 2021
In This Issue: Speak Up to Reinstate the Employee Retention Tax Credit; IRS to Non-Itemizers: Donate Now; Shuttered Venue Operators Grants Enter New Phase of Implementation; National Endowment for the Arts Grant News and Updates; Our Year-End Thanks to You!
November 19, 2021
In this 60-minute webinar, Bob Swaney, Founder & CEO of Robert Swaney Consulting, Inc., discusses new and emerging best practices for orchestra fundraising and actionable steps you can take toward financial sustainability as we look ahead to FY23.
November 18, 2021
Webinar recording; registration required.
September 10, 2021
Your attorney can assist you with including a bequest to the League of American Orchestras in your estate plan. The following is sample bequest language to include in your will or trust.
September 7, 2021
Ensure adequate financial resources for your orchestra to fulfill its mission.
September 2, 2021
Is your organization prepared for the upcoming generational transfer of wealth and the uncertainty of shifting motivations driven by the pandemic? While contributed income has held steady for arts organizations across the past 20 years, the number of donors responsible for those donations has declined, creating a riskier landscape for development leaders.
August 26, 2021
This 60-minute webinar discusses the findings from Advisory Board for the Arts’ massive quantitative initiative to understand the motivations of arts donors. Challenging conventional wisdom, their research provides an enormous opportunity for development organizations willing to redefine their value proposition to address the evolving needs of donors.
August 5, 2021
With the support of our valued donors, the League continues to have a positive impact on the future of orchestras in America by helping to develop the next generation of leaders, generating and disseminating critical knowledge and information, and advocating for the unique role of the orchestral experience in American life before an ever-widening group of stakeholders.