Fundraising is often a top concern of arts organizations given the recent economic crisis, although donations to the arts have rebounded much more quickly than charitable donations overall. How does your organization compare in terms of funding sources? What lessons are to be learned from operating in lean times?
The following links provide an overview of general nonprofit fundraising resources as well as current statistics on arts funding and philanthropic giving trends. Additional articles on navigating the current economic crisis can be found in the general arts resources section.
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy
- The Foundation Center
- Philanthropy Journal
- Donor Power
- Fundraising 123
- Network for Good
- American Alliance of Museums report on giving trends
- UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising CompassPoint, 2013
- Giving Statistics
- The Next Generation of American Giving