Raising New Money
Today's Philanthropy
Your "Underwater" Endowment

Raising New Money

We all work hard to demonstrate our larger public value and build the confidence of those that invest in us over time, and funding our work with new dollars is urgent. Opportunities like community and state-based grants and social media fundraising platforms are just a few of the ways this session will help you increase your bottom line.

Dianne Debicella, senior program director, fiscal sponsorship, Fractured Atlas
Emma E. Dunch, president, Dunch Arts, LLC
Cathy Maciariello, principal, HieroResources LLC
Stephanie Pereira, director, art program, Kickstarter
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Today's Philanthropy

Charitable giving makes up the largest percentage of the total income that supports orchestras - more than any other single revenue source. Fundamental shifts in the economy and civic participation are changing the way grant makers exercise their charitable/philanthropic impulse. How must orchestras adapt their fundraising strategies to fit into funders' tolerance for risk-taking, increased expectations for civic impact, and other new criteria?

Chris Abele, president and CEO, Argosy Foundation; chairman, board of directors, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Wayne Brown, director, music and opera, National Endowment for the Arts; Paul Hogle, executive vice president, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Sponsored by CCS Fundraising

Your "Underwater" Endowment: What to Do?

Orchestras are faced with new challenges in the management of endowments in this era of declining endowment values, “underwater endowments”, and new regulations. This session will focus on the information and tools you need to have.

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Learning Online opportunities are made possible by grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MetLife Foundation, The Hearst Foundation, Inc., and National Endowment for the Arts, and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.