Why Funders View Connections as Vital for Arts Development


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Huffington Post writer and Executive Director of National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF), Bruce E. Whitacre, regards arts development with a "cautious optimism."

This cautiousness stems from the steady pace of the arts philanthropic cause. Whitacre writes that the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), which publishes a survey of corporate support for the arts, digs deep into why companies do and don’t support the arts. Whitacre notes his observations that connections matter for funders in the category of arts philanthropy.


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Federal Programs Related to - Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other

Programs that sponsor any of a wide variety of activities in the arts and humanities. Arts Programs; Cultural Programs; Costume Design; Design Arts Programs; Fashion Design; Industrial Design; Multimedia Programs General Arts Education Programs that offer general arts educational programming and/or instruction.

Federal Programs Related to - General Arts Funding

Programs that provide general funding to artists and arts-related organizations.

    Federal Programs Related to - General Arts Presenting

    Programs that present single arts events or cultural series.




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