Author(s): Grace, Jean
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2004

This article examines how federal law keeps nonprofits from having a commensurate say in the development of public policy

Author(s): Rebollo Pratt, Rosalie, Researcher and Editor; with contributions by Palmer, Janice; Hamblin, Amy; Terry, Paula
Date of Publication: Feb 29, 2004

The purpose of this paper was to provide background information to a symposium by the Society for the Arts in Healthcare and the National Endowment for the Arts prior to convening in Washington, D.C. in March 2003.

Author(s): Arts Marketing Institute, Editor
Date of Publication: Feb 02, 2004

This comprehensive toolkit offers practical information, strategies, and resources for becoming an effective arts advocate. The material for this toolkit was compiled for a workshop by the Arts Marketing Institute, a project of the California Arts Council.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2004

This handbook was created for Arts Advocacy Day which was held in Washington, D.C. on March 31, 2004. Arts Advocacy Day was organized by Americans for the Arts and was strategically timed to give grassroots advocates the opportunity to shape federal arts policy and educate members of Congress. Held in conjunction with the Congressional Arts Caucus, many members of Congress were involved in the day's events. Additionally, more than 65 national arts, humanities, educational, and civic organizations co-sponsor this event each year.

Author(s): Cameron, Ben
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

The author of this article rethinks approaches to political advocacy for the theatre.

Author(s): Kevin F. McCarthy, Elizabeth Heneghan Ondaatje, Laura Zakaras and Arthur Brooks
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

This study offers a new framework for understanding how the arts create private and public value, highlights the importance of the arts intrinsic benefits, and identifies how both instrumental and intrinsic benefits are created.

Author(s): Bhagat, Vinay
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2003

This article offers tips to organizations for waging an effective, online advocacy program and integrating it with other activities to successfully manage constituent relationships.

Author(s): Brenner, Suzy; Palmer, Janice and Leniart, Karen, Editors
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2003

A report of a symposium sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH) which convened on March 19-20, 2003.

Author(s): Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2003

This memo from the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc. offers an overview of the federal tax rules on lobbying in order for a public charity to retain federal income tax exemption and eligibility for charitable contributions and foundation grants.

Author(s): California Arts Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

The California Arts Council offers this toolkit to advocate support for the arts in the state. The toolkit outlines the impact of the recent state budget cuts to the agency and to the arts in the state. California currently ranks last among the 50 states in per capita support for the arts. It includes flyers, program inserts, a sample newsletter article, and an announcement card that can be read to an audience before a live performance.