This section is a central online resource on current research and thought on issues concerning arts funding around the world. It provides access to selected online publications - including reports, studies, analyses, conference proceedings and papers, case studies, articles, and transcripts of interviews, on such topics as:
Ø arts philanthropy
Ø social investment
Ø public and private funding policies / research
Ø creative industries and entrepreneurship
Ø artists' labor markets
Ø research on arts and cultural economics
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COMPENDIUM on ARTS FUNDING
Archive 2000 - 2009
How to Market Music from Developing Countries Online, presentation, Martin Labbe, International Trade Centre at WIPO meeting, 2009.
Vital Signs: Arts Funding in the Current Economy, Steven Lawrence, (analysis that examines the outlook for foundation grants to arts and culture in 2009, including corporate foundation giving, based on data from the US Foundation Center), Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, vol. 20, 2009.
Arts and Culture Philanthropy in Asia, Dawin Chen (Interview), Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, 2009.
The Independence of Government Arts Funding, Review (Christopher Madden), IFACCA, 2009.
Into the Breach: How Creative Philanthropy Can Reverse the Eroding Landscape of Arts Education, White paper, New Media Consortium, 2009.
Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate State Economic Development, National Endowment for the Arts, USA, 2009.
Creativity Counts! Restore Arts Funding Now, Arts Advocacy Alliance (Canada), 2009.
Local Pride: A Study into Private Giving to the Arts in England, A Study into Donor Motivation, (author:Ana Gaio, City University, London; editor: Joanne South, Arts&Business UK), 2009.
Supporting Music: Voices from the Field, Essays by Directors of Music Organisations from Around the World. IMTF Philanthropy Series, Vol. I, June 2009. (Erica Eyrich, Martin Dixon, eds.).
Agenda for the 2009 Global Art Investment Conference, brochure, London Business School, 2009.
Dynamic Model of Arts Labor Supply, article, Popovic, Milenko, 2009.
Artists Find Backers as Labels Wane, article, Brad Stone, (The New York Times), Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship, 2009.
Native Artists: Livelihoods, Resources, Space, Gifts, paper, Marcie Rendon and Ann Markusen, Arts Economy Initiative Project on Regional and Industrial Economics Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 2009.
Access to Knowledge and Creativity, IP and Strategies for the Creative Industries, presentation at WIPO meeting, Shirley Leung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009.
Investing in Music, IMTF Music Advisory Services Brochure, 2009.
Private Investments in Culture 2008/2009: the arts in the "new normal", Arts and Business UK, (Tini Mermiri), 2009.
Culture and Creative Industries in Germany, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, 2009.
Philanthropy and the Arts, Arts Council Ireland, 2009.
Arts and the Economy - Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate State Economic Development, National Governors Association (USA), 2009.
Global Financial Crisis and the Impact on the Arts, 2009 Report of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies.
The Recession and the Arts: The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Non-Profit Culture Group in New York City, Alliance for the Arts, USA, 2009.
Mapping Foundation Engagement: Music Philanthropy in New York City - A Case Study, Kathleen McCarthy, 2008.
Unsung Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship for Social Gain, Dr Eleanor Shaw, Jane Shaw and Morna Wilson, Barclays Center for Social Entrepreneurship, 2002.
Creative Economy Report 2008. The Challenge of Assessing the Creative Economy: towards informed Policy-making, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 2008.
Labor market and education for artists and the creative industries - some descriptive results from Denmark, paper, Trine Bille, 2008.
Leading the world -The economic impact of UK arts and humanities research, Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), 2008.
Investing in Arts and Culture, The Corporate Philanthropist, Dana Goia, 2007.
Soziale Sicherheit von Kulturschaffenden in der Schweiz, (in German only), Study, Hans-Jakob Mosimann, Fabio Manfrin, Suisseculture Sociale, 2007.
International Measurement of the Economic and Social Importance of Culture, OECD, John C. Gordon, Helen Beilby-Orrin, 2007.
North Ayrshire Fab Pad Project - Impact Arts, Social Return on Investment Report, Series Report No. 4, 2007.
Trends in the Arts and Arts Funding, Final Report, R.A. Malatest & Associates Ltd., for Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Canada), 2007.
How the United States Funds the Arts, NEA Report, (provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse network of public and private funders that directly and indirectly support the arts in the U.S. It explains the role of the National Endowment for the Arts and other public partners at the federal, state, and local levels as well as that of private partners, such as foundations, corporations, and individuals), National Endowment for the Arts, (USA), 2007.
Arts & Economic Prosperity III, The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences, Study, Americans for the Arts, 2006.
Sponsorship of the Arts: An Annotated and Selected Bibliography, Matthieu Feigné, HEC Montreal, Canada, 2006.
Artists’ Careers and their Labor Markets, Neil O. Alper, Gregory H. Wassall, Department of Economics, Northeastern University, 2006.
International Measurement of the Economic and Social Importance of Culture, OECD, John C. Gordon and Helen Beilby-Orrin, 2006.
Trends in audiovisual markets – regional perspectives from the south (Burkina Faso, Colombia, India, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, Venezuela), UNESCO, 2006.
2000 - 2005
Cross-Country Comparisons of Cultural Statistics: Issues and Good Practice, article, Christopher Madden, 2005.
The Recording Industry, World Sales, IFPI (International Federation of Phonographic Industries), 2005.
Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: The Music Industry, Cecile Ambert, ILO, Small Enterprise Development Series, 2003.
Investing in Creativity: A Study of the Support Structure for U.S. Artists, Urban Institute, 2003.
Identification of Public Cultural Arts Funding Best Practices and Benchmarks, City of Austin, Dabney & Associates, 2002.
How the Arts Impact Communities: An introduction to the literature on arts impact studies, Working paper, prepared by Joshua Guetzkow for the “Taking the Measure of Culture Conference, 2002.
Using Economic Impact Studies in Arts and Cultural Advocacy: A Cautionary Note, paper, Christopher Madden, Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy, no.98, 2001.
Will Venture Philanthropy Revolutionalize the Arts?, Monograph, Americans for the Arts, 2001.
Culture, Entrepreneurship and Development in Africa, conference background paper, Prof. Kabeya Tshikuku, Institut de Recherches Économiques et Sociales (IRES), Université de Kinshasa, 2001.
“Funding the future”: A user's manual for fundraising in the arts, Andrew McIlroy, 2000.