Author(s): The Institute of Management & Administration
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This article reports on the findings of two surveys regarding salaries paid to executives and staff of nonprofit organizations. The Compensation and Benefits Survey by the Chronicle of Philanthropy found that the salaries paid to top non-profit executives increased by more than twice the rate of inflation in 2001. Of the 282 large nonprofits in this study, 34 paid their CEOs $500,000 or more. Data from a second study, the NPT Salary Survey by the NonProfit Times , indicates that pay raises for the average nonprofit staff member were far more modest. The article includes a

Author(s): Valkanas, Alene, et al
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This publication examines the issue of leadership succession within nonprofit arts organizations.

Author(s): Jackson, Maria-Rosario, Ph.D.; Kabwasa-Green, Florence; Swenson, Daniel; Herranz, Joaquin, Jr.; Ferryman, Kadija; Atlas, Caron; Wallner, Eric; Rosenstein, Carole, Ph.D
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This report presents the overall findings of Investing in Creativity: A Study of the Support Structure for U.S. Artists a national study conducted by the Urban Institute and supported by a 38-member consortium of funders.

Author(s): Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

Succession: Arts Leadership for the 21st Century is a 140-page compendium of research and recommendations on leadership succession in nonprofit arts organizations. The book's content is based on surveys of quantitative data about executive directors and emerging leaders; focus groups exploring key issues and best practices, extending the conversation to board members, funders, and other stakeholders; seven white papers by national leaders in the arts and culture, examine succession from every angle, offering insights, opinions and instructions for action. <

Author(s): Twombly, Erick C.
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2002

Based on a study done by The Urban Institute on annual surveys conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, this Americans for the Arts Monograph answers the following questions: how do executive compensation levels vary in the nonprofit universe; to what extent do organizational factors and reliance on donative and commercial revenues relate to executive compensation; what is the reltionship between executive salaries and other types of compensation; and how do executive salaries vary within the nonprofit arts community.

Author(s): The Wallace Foundation Staff Writers
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2002

This article reports on the renowned, contemporary Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota which provides area teens with creative opportunities through an outreach program that now serves as a model for America's cultural institutions.

Author(s): Mahaffey, Chris, CAE
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2002

This article examines the importance of well-designed employee training programs for the association community. In addition, it provides guidelines to associations for developing and implementing training programs that would best serve their needs.

Author(s): Lake Wales Arts Council
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2002

The Lake Wales Arts Council Strategic Plan details the Council's six primary goals and year-to-year plan for implementation and expansion as well as the vision and mission of the organization.

Author(s): Campbell, David
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2002

Article shares findings from a research project, conducted in collaboration with economic development organizations on the north coast of California, that explored the practical demands and dynamics associated with the paradox of responding to the demands for results-based accountability.

Author(s): Hager, Mark A. and Pollak, Thomas H.
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2002

This report summarizes results from a survey of performing arts presenting organizations in the United States. The study was commissioned by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to supplement an evaluation of its Leadership Presenting Organizations program, and by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters to provide context for a series of presenting organization convocations and to provide a basis for future planning.