Archive | December, 2010

The Arts and Big Business Don’t Seem to Mix


The arts seem to be a victim of an economic slide that is leading to fewer U.S. companies making philanthropic contributions. However, those companies that continued their support are giving a slightly bigger share of their charitable dollars to the arts, a new survey says. The Triennial Survey of Business Support for the Arts report […]

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Is Micro-Philanthropy the Future?


An interesting, new approach is being taken when it comes to philanthropy for artistic projects. The first micro-philanthropy website dedicated to U.S. filmmakers, writers, musicians and visual artists was launched on Tuesday. USA Projects hopes to connect people with artists and raise tax deductible contributions for original works. Each project has a stated fundraising goal and […]

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Holiday Giving Expected to Surpass $48-Billion


Based on the views of 1,148 people who plan to give during the holidays as well as a sampling of all American adults, holiday giving this year will surpass $48-billion from more than 170 million American donors. Online contributions alone are growing by 30 percent to more than $6-billion. Seventy-four percent of American adults will […]

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