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Arts Diversity

A Tale of Two Headlines: On Wealth and Diversity in the Arts

Annmarie Erickson | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Annmarie Erickson

At a time when nearly every cultural organization in Detroit is grappling with the sustainability question, the wealthy and white headline is like tossing a gas can into a bonfire. Like every stereotype, it contains a seed of truth.

Fundraising: The Dilemma of Organizations of Color

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Individual donors are the bedrock of American arts funding, giving more than 60% of the money received. Yet the average African American, Latino, Asian American or Native American arts organization receives less than 10% of its funding from individual donors.

Report: Arts Funding Is Supporting A Wealthy, White Audience

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Billions of dollars in arts funding is serving a mostly wealthy, white audience that is shrinking while only a small chunk of money goes...