A nationwide study indicates that peer networks and mission identity are key.
Mirae Kim’s research explores what characteristics separate nonprofits that work to benefit their community from the ones that chase revenue.
Title: Characteristics of Civically Engaged Nonprofit Arts Organizations: The Results of a National Survey Author(s): Mirae Kim Publisher: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Year: 2016 URL: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0899764016646473 Topics: Non-profit management, arts organizations, civic engagement, arts management Methods: Survey, Structured interviews, correlation analysis What it says: The study uses data from a U.S. survey, structured interviewsRead More
This report epitomizes both the value and the limitations of the USDAC’s participatory approach to policy development.
“An Act of Collective Imagination” offers an example of a novel method by which to crowdscource areas of policy concern and policy ideas.
Does organizational form matter? How does it affect the actions of decisions made by organizations?
A recounting of the evolution of NEA policies since its founding in 1965 and those policies’ impacts on the nonprofit arts sector.
Our research on the history of the arts ecosystem continues with our investigation of the expanding definition of the arts and the recent history of support and recognition for artists of color. We have decided to focus this research on the period covering 1980-today, with an emphasis on trends related to equity and multiculturalismRead More
This month, we began a new research investigation in the arts and economic disadvantage research area into how artists make a living. We are examining the barriers that economically disadvantaged people face when pursuing “scarce” opportunities in the arts to become artists. We have agreed upon research questions and completed an initial scan for literatureRead More
The story of how the nonprofit arts sector got started offers would-be changemakers some clues.