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ArtsKC and the Kansas City Chiefs highlight intersects between art and sports
Jan 28, 2014 0 Comments
(Photo courtesy of the Kansas City Chiefs.)   Continuing our week-long series devoted to arts and the business of professional sports (in the spirit of Super Bowl XLVIII), the following video clip from our friends at ArtsKC...
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BCA Executive Board Member celebrates book launch on arts transformation in Southern California
Jan 17, 2014 0 Comments
Henry T. Segerstrom, managing partner of C.J. Segerstrom & Sons and a member of Americans for the Arts’ Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) Executive Board, has always been an artistic luminary. A new art book, appropriately...
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3 Surprise Assets Businesses Can Gain Through Partnering with the Arts
Nov 20, 2013 0 Comments
The BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts is the nation’s largest survey of its kind, delving beyond pure numbers into the motivations behind and goals of business partnerships with the arts. The Business Committee...
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Houston Arts Alliance Launches Arts & Business Council of Greater Houston
Nov 05, 2013 0 Comments
Houston Arts Alliance is launching the Arts & Business Council of Greater Houston as an initiative to create more sustainable arts organizations, build stronger support for the arts by businesses and share knowledge and best...
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Nashville Attorneys Beautify Old School Bus for Local Bicycle Rental Service
Oct 29, 2013 0 Comments
(Photos courtesy of Stacey Irvin, April 2013)   What happens when you combine lawyers on lunch break with paintbrushes and an old school bus? In downtown Nashville, this mix resulted in a unique collaboration between two law...
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United Arts Funding: Why It Matters
Jul 29, 2013 0 Comments
Have you ever wanted to give to the arts institutions in your community, but were concerned about oversight and accountability? Or, maybe you see the potential in the arts as an economic driver for your area, but don’t know how...
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Charlotte Cultivates its Next Cultural Leaders
Jul 19, 2013 0 Comments
How do you identify emerging leaders and help them develop into productive volunteers and board candidates for cultural organizations in your community? For The Arts & Science Council of Charlotte, the answer lies in the organization’s...
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Positive Trends in Arts and Culture Funding—At Least on the Surface
Jul 12, 2013 0 Comments
(Photo credit: Nonprofit Quarterly.) On the heels of the Giving USA finding that arts and culture was America’s fastest-growing philanthropic cause in 2012, Americans for the Arts (AFTA) has reported an uptick in business support...
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Blinding Flash of the Obvious: Insight on the BCA National Survey
Jul 09, 2013 0 Comments
Two weeks ago, standing in front of a group of arts and business leaders gathered for the release of the 2013 BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts, Mark Shugoll, CEO of Shugoll Research, reported that business...
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Turning the BCA Survey Stats into a Tale Worth Sharing
Jul 01, 2013 0 Comments
You’ve just received a fresh copy of the BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts. “It’s so beautiful,” you think to yourself, as you peruse its rainbow-clad pages filled with valuable information about business-to-...
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Arts and Community Development: Connections Matter to Funders
Jun 27, 2013 0 Comments
As corporate giving for the arts turns a corner post-recession, arts organizations like ours, the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF), view the development with cautious optimism. Every three years, Business Committee for...
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The 2013 BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts
Jun 25, 2013 0 Comments
(Please visit the pARTnership Movement research page for a more detailed survey viewing experience.)   Business support for the arts was up between 2009 and 2012, with cash plus non-cash giving increasing 18 percent according...
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Louisville Arts Leader Honored by Americans for the Arts
Jun 10, 2013 0 Comments
Administered annually since 1991, the Michael Newton Award is given to an individual, staff member or volunteer in recognition of his or her innovation in developing private sector partnerships for the arts and/or long-term achievement...
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Announcing the 2013 CBCA Business for the Arts Award Winners
Mar 14, 2013 0 Comments
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) has announced the winners of the 2013 Business for the Arts Awards, Colorado’s signature event honoring companies and individuals for their exemplary partnerships and engagement...
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