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Join your fellow arts funders for lunch and an engaging conversation on the state of the arts sector. Jina Paik, Associate Director of Nonprofit Finance Fund, will share the results and insights from their 2014 State of the Sector Survey.

Audience: All Funders

This month's topics of discussion are to include the Cultural Data Project along with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the resulting impact on arts organizations.

COST: Free for CNJG members/$35 for non-member grantmakers

Audience: All Funders

This paper discusses developments in the conception and assessment of Creative Placemaking initiatives and, more generally, the assessment of comprehensive community-development strategies.

Audience: All Funders

The William Penn Foundation commissioned a study to move beyond the anecdotal and see if and how students benefited from being involved in some of its grantee arts programs. The research by WolfBrown, working with Johns Hopkins University, showed that participating in the arts help students develop traits that contribute to later success in life. Younger students especially showed measurable growth in characteristics like tolerance for other points of view, an understanding that hard work can develop their knowledge and abilities, and their motivation to achieve.

Audience: All Funders

Building a Culture of Capitalization in Your Organization, is written for nonprofit arts organizations and shares findings from NFF's study of 36 capital grants made by the Kresge Foundation between 2010 and 2012.

Audience: Program Staff
Topic: Grantmaking

Recommendations for Capital Grantmakers, is written for arts funders who are looking to make smart and impactful investments.

Audience: Program Staff
Topic: Grantmaking

Nonprofit Finance Fund's Annual Survey chronicles the challenges facing the nonprofit sector and calls out some of the targeted investments we can start to agree on as a society to salvage the investment we have collectively made in our social infrastructure.

Audience: All Funders

This report from Grantmakers in the Arts discusses practices that arts funders have adopted which have inadvertently contributed to the chronic undercapitalization of the sector and suggests practices for the future.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: July 21, 2021

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced the New Jersey Community Stage Relief Grant Program. The $17.5 million program will provide grants of up to $300,000 to eligible for-profit establishments that host at least two regularly occurring live performances or events per week

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: June 30, 2021

Newark Arts awarded $50,000 to 17 groups as part of its annual ArtStart program.

News Type: News
Topic: Grantmaking

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