Atlanta Approaches Another DeadlineUpdate: tentative deal in the works…

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The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) lockout approaches its latest in a series of deadlines this weekend and if they fall short of reaching an agreement, you can expect another round of concert cancellations. According to an article in the 10/5/2014 Journal-Constitution by Howard Pousner, mediated negotiations resumed that day but at the time this article was written, an agreement as failed to materialize. Barring considerable movement on key issues of wages …

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Curious About How The Elections Will Impact The Arts?

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The more things change, the more they stay the same, or so the adage from Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr goes but Americans for the Art has you covered if you’re curious about whether or not Tuesday’s elections will be good, bad, or indifferent for the arts. They published a news release on 11/5/2014 which contained the following assessment. With both the Senate and House in GOP control, it will either lead to …

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Have You Considered Setting Up A Single Page Donation Process For The Year End Contribution Push?


During the 2013 year-end donation push, a handful of my Venture Platform users started to experiment with creating a single page donation process; which is where the donor selects the amount, giving options, and enters billing and credit card info all from a single page. Each group experienced worthwhile increases in online giving and what was particularly interesting is all but one already maintained an online donation function provided by their …

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It’s Election Day and if you haven’t already taken advantage of early voting in your area, then make sure you get out and cast your vote today. Elections are just as important as ever, even mid-term elections which can typically have a much greater impact on the health and vitality of their respective local arts organizations. So no excuses; get off your duff and vote!

Adaptistration Turns Eleven


Today marks Adaptistration’s eleventh anniversary and although it sounds like a bit of a broken record, it has been a stellar year for the entire Adaptistration Network and in keeping with tradition, it is time to review how the year unfolded along with looking at where we’re headed. Metrics 65+ demographic is fastest growing age group. With just under four percent growth over the previous year, the 65+ demographic is growing …

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