GIA Blog

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent opinion piece, Misty Copeland, Wynton Marsalis, Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and Russell Granet make a case for the transformational power of arts education.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Philadelphia's arts and cultural organizations response to the pandemic and what's next is at the center of a recent article at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Posted on July 23, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A recent article in Alliance magazine discusses how "unrestricted funding has been more talked about than practiced by foundations."

Posted on July 22, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Latinx Artist Fellowship, a new program, will award $50,000 each to a multigenerational cohort of 15 Latinx visual artists each year for an initial commitment of five years, according to the recent announcement.

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd and the avalanche of donations toward racial-equity initiatives that followed, the actual gift amounts and their destinations remain largely unknown, complicating efforts to gauge the effectiveness of the donations and their recipients," reads an article published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Tattered Cover and Philanthropy Colorado hosted a panel with five of Colorado's foundation executives, including GIA Board of Directors alumni Gary Steuer, for a discussion about the state of philanthropy and the increased priority of equity and opportunity in their organizations' grantmaking partnerships.

Posted on July 14, 2021 by Eddie

In dialogue with “Backlash: A Sharp Right Turn by a Philanthropy Member Organization,” an excellent piece from Phil Buchanan, president of Center for Effective Philanthropy, I offer this continuation of my more recent President’s Blog post.

Posted on July 12, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent editorial, Widewalls discusses how the art world has reacted to the ongoing civil unrest in the United States, following the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020.

Posted on July 12, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Christine Yoon, senior program officer, Arts, at the Wallace Foundation sat down with Imagine This Podcast to discuss “navigating culture shifts in the workplace, the philanthropic community's shifts over the last year, leadership development in nonprofits, managing uncertainty, and more.”

Posted on July 9, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

HueArts NYC, a map, online directory, report, and hub for New York City’s arts entities that have been created by and center Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and all People of Color, will be completed and publicly released in December 2021.