Author(s): Wehle, Mary M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1974

Financial Management for Arts Organizations had its genesis in the first Management Development Program of the Harvard Institute in Arts Administration. In the course of planning for that first program, it became clear that little directly-relevant material in the financial and accounting areas existed for the use of practicing art administrators. This relative dearth provided the challenge which over the succeeding years led first to the development of teaching notes, and later to the preparation of a skeleton version of this book. In turn, further revisions grew into this volume,

Author(s): Fry, Robert P., Jr.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

Minding the Money introduces executives, staff members, and board members of nonprofit organizations to investment management and planning.

Author(s): Cross, Carol M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

A fine arts director proposes that three independent music organizations [local symphony and two presenting organizations] amalgamate to cut operating costs and to reduce the deficit of one group. (Table of Contents, p. 4)

Author(s): Wellford, Harrison and Gallagher, Janne
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

A report to Family Service America and The National Assembly, Washington, D.C. This paper addresses the claim of some small business advocates that exemption from federal income taxation gives nonprofit organizations an unfair competitive advantage in the marketplace. It concludes that such tax exemption does not afford nonprofit organizations a significant competitive advantage, and that proposals to change the basis for exemption, modify the concept of unrelated business, limit nonprofits' ability to compete for government contracts, and other remedies proposed by small business advocates

Author(s): Smith, Marilyn S.
Date of Publication:

According to this op-ed by Marilyn Smith, a lawyer who has also served on several boards, board members of non-profit organizations are responsible for the financial health of their organizations. If people join boards solely for altruistic or artistic goals of the organization and ignore their financial responsibility, they could eave the non-profit at risk.

Author(s): Duncan W. Webb, AMS Planning and Research Corporation, Edited by Rachel Moore
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

Americans for the Arts offers information on how communities across America have used dedicated tax dollars to support the arts. This handy pamphlet includes case studies, as well as information to help you get started.

Author(s): Benjamin Davidson
Date of Publication: August 2001

Americans for the Arts receives more than 3,500 annual requests for information about local arts agencies (LAAs). To provide the most accurate answers to these questions, we conduct an extensive triennial survey to measure the status and condition of the LAA field. Here are the in-depth findings from our Fiscal Year 2000 Survey of Local Arts Agencies.

Author(s): Cross, Carol M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

An artistically successful opera group contents with its failing financial fortunes. (Table of Contents, p. 2) This case was written by Carol M. Cross under the supervision of Thomas C. Raymond and Stephen A. Greyser. Copyright 1970 by the Institute of Arts Administration.

Author(s): Joseph J. Cordes
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2001

Article explores whether the benefits derived from the charitbale tax deducation are worth the cost.

Author(s): Kahn, Mary E.
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 1995

Arts incubators are a new, but growing, phenomena in the world of local arts agencies. They are facilities that create a nurturing environment for small and emerging arts organizations by offering low-cost or subsidized space and services.