Author(s): Brinkerhoff, Derick W.; Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; and Stein, Barry
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1978

A bibliography of references on the topics of performance evaluations for the series of working papers, number 8, 9 and 10 from the Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO). No abstracts are included.

Author(s): Washington State Arts Commission
Date of Publication: January 2006

Arts education is a vital part of a complete K-12 education. Research and experience confirm that arts education helps students develop critical 21st century skills, and that it supports learning in other core subjects. We also know that participation in the arts helps keep children and teachers engaged, which in turn helps keep students in school. Yet many children in our state are not getting the quantity or quality of arts education they need.

Author(s): Remmer, Ellen and Goldenhar, Didi, Editor
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

Evaluations help philanthropists to better understand the giving experience and make improvements in their philanthropic investments as needed. This document offers practical methodologies and strategies for monitoring and evaluating philanthropic giving. Steps in the evaluation process are provided. The report also includes information about resource organizations, a newsletter, and nonprofit self-assessment and planning tools.

Author(s): Ellis, Susan J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The author decides the issue of volunteer evaluation and from her standpoint, it is good management practice ot evaluate whether the expense is justified.

Author(s): Arts and Business Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

Become involved behind the scenes as a volunteer in the exciting world of theatre, dance, museums, music, literature, film - the whole array of the arts. Your free time and special skills can make a tremendous difference in helping nonprofit arts organizations bring the arts to you and your community. Read further and you will learn:

Author(s): Meyer, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

Review by Joseph Wesley Zeigler of the book Surveying your Arts Audience [Washington, DC: Publishing Center for Cultural Resources, 1985, 80 p.].

Author(s): The Maine Cultural Affairs Council
Date of Publication: 2001

In 1998, the Maine Cultural Affairs Council (MCAC), a collaborative made up of the Maine Arts Commission, Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Maine State Library, Maine State Museum, Maine Historical Society, Maine State Archives, and the Maine Humanities Council, worked to develop the New Century Community Program (NCCP). The Program’s grantmaking, direct service, and technical assistance activities focused on three areas: (1) advancing the economic and social development of Maine’s communities by strengthening their arts and cultural resources; (2) expanding access to

Author(s): Madden, Christopher
Date of Publication: July 2010

This report provides a platform for the exchange of information and ideas about arts advocacy by exploring a range of campaigns currently being undertaken or planned by national arts funding agencies (who are IFACCA members). It is the first stage of a research project that identifies campaign success factors, challenges, strengths and weaknesses with a view to exploring the feasibility of developing, with others, a coordinated international campaign to promote the value of the arts.

Author(s): The Conference Board
Date of Publication: 2014

Social impact measurement, is one of the most difficult challenges facing the philanthropy and social sectors, and the arts sector in particular. Although there is agreement within the field that socially motivated organizations must do more to accurately measure their impact, the practice is expensive and difficult. This raises tough questions about where the responsibility for funding such expenses lies. Is it with the resource-strapped nonprofit organizations or with their backers who increasingly demand the information?

Author(s): Quadrant Research
Date of Publication: September, 2004

This report examines student participation and involvement in music courses over a five year period. The results show that the percentage of students involved in music courses has decreased dramatically.