An organization founded by film lovers uses direct mail to expand its community and fund its mission.
A new museum uses direct mail to inspire patriotism in the hearts and minds of donors.
An organization founded by film lovers uses direct mail to expand its community and fund its mission. Mailer Name: American Film Institute Date Mailed: November 2014 to December 2016 The American Film Institute began as the result of a presidential mandate in 1967. Since then, it has worked to preserve the legacy of American cinema, […]
While money is tight these days for nonprofit theaters nationwide, New York’s major nonprofits are financially stable by comparison, their leaders say. But they are becoming more aggressive about producing work that can sell tickets, as a hedge against the unpredictability of private donations and subscription renewals.
After a tough couple of years, things are finally looking up for legit nonprofits, but they're still living hand-to-mouth on a day-to-day liquidity basis. Those are among the findings of a couple of economic reports recently released by Theater Communications Group, the grant-making, advocacy and networking org of U.S. theater nonprofits.
According to TCG's Theater Facts 2010, there are signs of hope, particularly in a metric TCG calls the Change in Unrestricted Net Assets, which measures all forms of a theater's income vs. all expenses.
Joining the ranks of major givers in Miami, developer Jorge Pérez has pledged to donate $35 million in cash and art from his personal collection to the new Miami Art Museum, which will bear his name when it opens in two years.
The donation includes $5 million that Pérez has already pledged and partially paid; an additional $15 million for the capital campaign and $15 million worth of Latin American art to be chosen by the museum.
Arts grantmaking in the U.S. ignores big chunks of culture and society, a new report says.
Big organizations get over half the funding awarded each year to arts and cultural groups but represent less than 2 percent of them, while only 10 percent of arts funding explicitly benefits underserved communities, says the report by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.
New England’s nonprofit arts sector is a job-generating, financially robust piece of the economy, despite stereotypes to the contrary, according to a new report released by the New England Foundation for the Arts.
According to this year’s report, New England’s 18,026 arts and culture nonprofits spent nearly $3.7 billion in 2009 and provided jobs for over 53,000 people.
Robert M. Baylis, chairman of the executive committee of the board of trustees of the Rubin Museum, announced that the museum has received a $25 million gift from Shelley and Donald Rubin, the museum’s founders. The gift will be dedicated to helping fund operations, exhibitions and programs over the next five years as the Rubin continues its initiatives to diversify its leadership and broaden its funding base.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation will award $50 million over 10 years to more than 200 performing artists, dance companies, theaters and presenters, the foundation is to announce on Thursday. Rather than allotting funds for specific projects as foundations typically do, the Doris Duke Performing Artists Initiative will invest in artists’ future work with flexible multiyear cash awards of as much as $275,000, starting next year.