Arts and Culture

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Released: 12/2013

The Michigan Cultural Data Project (CDP) is a powerful, online management tool designed to strengthen arts and cultural organizations by gathering reliable, longitudinal data on the sector.

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Topic: Michigan Data
Funding Area: Arts and Culture



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Released: 10/2012

Drawing on eight years of grants data and twenty years of history, this report describes important trends in foundation funding for black men and boys. It also describes innovative philanthropic efforts in the field. While disparities faced by black males remain staggering, new partnerships and initiatives based on an assets-based approach and institutional supports may be on the cusp of turning the tide.

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Released: 09/2014

Sustain Arts is a collaborative effort to connect knowledge and networks, building the collective capacity of the cultural sector, one region at a time. Sustain Arts/SE Michigan is the realization of that endeavor, serving the Detroit-metro area, including Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties. The result is Sustain Arts/SE Michigan: A Portrait of the Cultural Ecosystem. This regional key learnings report is available in full and as a visual summary.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Arts and Culture



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Released: 03/2015

The Kresge Foundation was poised to respond quickly and creatively to the 2008 economic downturn. A year earlier, it had begun to move beyond its well-known facilities — capital challenge grants — to focus on strategic interests in arts and culture, education, environment, health and human services and the community development in Detroit. As the recession took hold and the team for each of these programs developed its approach to grantmaking, the national Arts and Culture Program launched two pilot initiatives to “challenge communities to use art and culture as a tool to address broader community issues in some of America’s most neglected urban neighborhoods.”

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Released: 03/2015

For the past three years, Creative Many Michigan’s Creative State Michigan reports have made an undeniable case for how Michigan’s arts, culture and creativity are contributing richly to Michigan, its people, communities and economic opportunities. This year, we are proud to release our 2015 Creative State Michigan nonprofit report – the fourth edition in this series – which continues to demonstrate the incredible impact Michigan’s nonprofit arts and cultural organizations bring to our state’s economy, the vibrancy of our communities, education of our children and audiences of all ages.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: Arts and Culture