Capsule Review: Making Nonprofits Civically Engaged


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: 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

Notes to “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?”

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The following endnotes accompany our feature article, “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?” published on March 7, 2016:   Graphic: The Boom in U.S. Nonprofits / The U.S. Arts Nonprofit Growth Spurt Reliable longitudinal data on the size of the nonprofit arts sector is difficult to come by for this period. In his 1984Read More

Core Research Process Update

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  History of change in the arts ecosystem In December and early January we focused on reviewing resources uncovered in our initial literature search which provide a history of the larger nonprofit sector, as well as assembling data from multiple of these sources on the size of the nonprofit arts sector at different periods. WeRead More

Core Research Process Update: November 2015


History of change in the arts ecosystem For our examination of the expansion of the nonprofit arts sector, we have continued to prioritize and review resources identified in our initial scan of the literature (shared in our September research update) as well as a few additional sources: DiMaggio, P. J. (2006) Nonprofit organizations and theRead More