May 7, 2020
While the pandemic has prompted a renewed world-wide impulse to give to charitable causes, the next trends in philanthropy will continue to be influenced by local dynamics, and by economic and social trends that vary by generation. In this session, Robert Sharpe will explore how historic giving patterns inform what might be yet to come.
May 5, 2020
As you move from immediate crisis fundraising to strategizing for the year ahead, this is the time to examine philanthropy through multiple lenses: demographic and generational shifts in giving, your orchestra’s overall communication and engagement strategy, and perspectives from the donors themselves.
April 24, 2020
As of last week, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced it awarded almost $30 million to the nation's 50 states, the District of Columbia and several territories including Puerto Rico, for re-granting in order to preserve jobs and facilities costs.
April 10, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) includes $75 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to administer for COVID-19 assistance.
March 6, 2020
We are living through the greatest intergenerational transfer of wealth in our nation’s history as $30 trillion is being handed from one generation (Baby Boomers) to the next (mostly Gen-X and Millennials). Studies suggest that these generations—properly engaged—have the potential to be the most philanthropic. But how do we reach these donors and get them to include us in their charitable giving plans?
February 12, 2020
With bipartisan support from Congress, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) received an increase for fiscal year 2020 for a total funding level of $162.25 million, while the Assistance for Arts Education (AAE) program fund at the U.S. Department of Education actually received a $1 million increase for a total funding level of $30 million.
February 10, 2020
What to look out for as sweeping changes in tax policy, nonprofit governance, and philanthropy affect orchestras. By Heidi Waleson.