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Aug 08, 2014

School of Doodle, a new project sponsored by the arts service nonprofit Fractured Atlas and funded by Kickstarter, was formed with the mission to change the way girls value themselves and teach the

Jul 05, 2014

Longtime arts advocate Anthony Turney passed away July 4, 2014.  Turney had a varied career, spanning several cities, starting in New York as an event producer.

Jun 30, 2014

Americans for the Arts held a leadership roundtable in Sun Valley, ID on June 26th - 28th.

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Oct 03, 2014

October is the month to #ShowYourArt, meet up for Creative Conversations, and celebrate the role the arts and humanities have in shaping and improving our communities - it's Na

Sep 26, 2014

Another “Freedom Rock” was unveiled in Wapello County, Iowa, painted by muralist Ray "Bubba" Sorenson II in a partnership between the Ottumwa Area Arts Council and local Vietn

Sep 22, 2014

Roberto Bedoya, cultural activist and Executive Director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, recently wrote on creative resilience in communities of color, highlighting the Chicano practice of Rasquac

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Social Change
Nov 21, 2014

Roberto Bedoya

“Our experience of the beautiful in the recognition of models that make world and community is restricted to the moment when these worlds and communities present themselves explicitly as the plural” – Gianni Vattimo

“We is...

Nov 21, 2014

Jen Delos Reyes

I received an invitation to participate in this blog salon on the relationship between aesthetics and arts in community development and social change work by way of my work as an artist and organizer around socially engaged art, however my response...

Nov 21, 2014

Amy Sanamman

A year ago, New York City voted in its first new mayor in 12 years. The city council election resulted in new members in almost half of the 51 seat council. It was an exciting time for the progressive communities—for all those that have fought for...

Funding
Explore the funding landscape for creative social change.
Funder Portraits – See a collection of portraits (trend papers and podcast interviews) highlighting funders who are doing notable work in the arts and social change.  
 
Funder Directory – Take a look at the various resources put together to reflect the perspectives of funders on the evaluation and impact of the arts on social change.