The council is providing capacity-building services to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County’s arts and cultural institutions. Specifically, the council is engaging the Nonprofit Finance Fund to conduct an in-depth financial analysis of four anchor arts institutions in an exploration of strategic alliances.
The council provides capacity-building services to Erie-area arts institutions. It is offering technical-assistance grants to develop and implement strategic plans, marketing plans, and infrastructure improvements.
The statewide organization uses advocacy, capacity building, and strategic communications, in partnership with constituents, stakeholders, and the broader community, to cultivate the creative potential of Michigan’s arts and cultural sector in ways that enhance the health, well-being, and quality of life for residents and communities. This two-year, $150,000 grant supports general operations.
The statewide organization uses advocacy, capacity building, and strategic communications, in partnership with constituents, stakeholders, and the broader community, to cultivate the creative potential of Michigan’s arts and cultural sector in ways that enhance the health, well-being, and quality of life for residents and communities. ArtServe is using this funding to design a professional-development program for the 2011 and 2012 Kresge Artist Fellows.
Since 2008, ArtServe has served as the professional-development partner for our Artist Fellowship program, which awards fellowships to individual artists in literary, visual, and performing arts in metropolitan Detroit. This grant supports a yearlong program to deliver technical assistance, business advice, and creative seminars to artists who have received fellowships in the past year.
This grant enables ArtServe to enhance its professional development program for our Arts in Detroit Fellows through a comprehensive course in self-management, planning, fundraising, and promotion.
This three-year grant enables ArtServe to spearhead the Michigan Cultural Data Project, a collaborative data collection and dissemination initiative aimed at helping organizations, funders, researchers, and policymakers maximize their respective roles in strengthening the nonprofit cultural sector.
A national leader in developing, owning, and managing affordable live/work space for artists, Artspace reclaims abandoned buildings and renovates historic structures that help anchor arts districts and contribute to broader community revitalization. The organization is scaling up its real estate activities and community-building impact, assisted by this grant.
A leader in developing, owning, and managing affordable live/work space for artists by reclaiming abandoned buildings and renovating historic structures, Artspace provides 846 housing units in 12 states. This two-year grant supports the organization’s core work and subsidizes some predevelopment contract costs for projects in three cities.
The organization has reinvigorated Bethlehem’s downtown with its annual Musikfest music festival and holiday market, and offers education and enrichment programs at its arts center. Assisted by this challenge grant, it is building a LEED-rated Center for Performing Arts as part of its art-focused community redevelopment project on the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. site.