News In The Arts…

The Ford Foundation announced an initiative to give $100 million “to the development of arts spaces nationwide over the next decade. The plan is by far the largest commitment the foundation has ever made to the construction, maintenance and enhancement of arts facilities. The plan, called the Supporting Diverse Art Spaces Initiative, is one of […]

Grant Alerts!

Arts and Culture Open Society Institute Seeks Entries for Moving Walls 18 Documentary Photography Exhibition Grants for production costs and a $2,000 royalty payment will be awarded to photographers displaying works that are related to human rights or social justice in geographic regions of concern to OSI…. Posted on April 14, 2010 Deadline: June 11, […]

10 Tips for the First-Time Business Owner!

Scott D. Gerber is Entrepreneur.com’s Young Entrepreneur columnist and CEO of Gerber Entertainment, a brand development and venture management company that specializes in the entertainment, Internet, media and marketing industries. In this article, he gives essential tips to first time business owners.

It’s Time to Either Put Up or Shut Up About Diversity

By Rosetta Thurman A new study released yesterday by the Racial Diversity Collaborative and the Urban Institute points out that 92 percent of national nonprofits headquartered in Washington, DC are led by white executive directors. Shocking? Probably not. Newsworthy? Absolutely. A related Baltimore Sun story declares as a matter of fact: “Minority leadership lagging at nonprofits.” […]

2010 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship Announced!

The Skoll Foundation in Palo Alto, California, has announced awards totaling more than $3.8 million to five recipients of the 2010 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. The awards will provide unrestricted, three-year grants of $765,000 each to social entrepreneurs driving large-scale change on critical issues around the globe. The 2010 awardees include organizations working to […]