Are You Ready For Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Matching Campaign?

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Did you know Facebook Is Matching Donations On #GivingTuesday this year? They are partnering with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match donations made through Facebook on #GivingTuesday (November 28) up to $2 million. Ceci Dadisman wrote an article for ArtsHacker with all of the need-to-know info about the project along with pointers on what you’ll need to do in order to make sure you’re using Facebook the correct way to …

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Bach’s Office Bandit

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As if comp tickets weren’t already a briar patch of a topic, you now have to worry about them covering up embezzlement. This latest example in alleged nonprofit crime happened right here in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune published an article on 11/10/2017 by John von Rhein that reports Chicago Opera Theater’s (COT) former box office manager managed to allegedly steal more than $100,000 by diverting ticket sale funds to an account …

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The Topic With Staying Power: Patron Behavior

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The New York Post published an article on 11/4/2017 by Michael Riedel titled Actors say rude audiences are destroying Broadway. Although the focus is Broadway, all the complaints are nothing new; it’s like a crewing a well-worn cud of dissatisfaction. Ticket buyers: talk during the performance. unwrap candy. cough incessantly (but never leave). drop programs. drop purses and bags. drop cell phone. answer cell phones. neglect/ignore turning off cell phones. etc., …

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Do You Want To Work With One Of Most Creative People In Arts Administration?

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The José Limón Dance Foundation is looking for a development director which means you have an opportunity to work with Juan José Escalante, one of ArtsHacker’s Most Creative People In Arts Administration, 2016. You can learn all about what made Escalante one of the most creative people in arts admin at his ArtsHacker program profile plus you can read the full job description and apply for the gig via their listing …

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#TBT Why Do You Work In The Field?

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Recently, Holly Mulcahy posted an article at Neo Classical titled Why Are You Here? that does a good job at asking stakeholders to spend a moment introspection about why they are involved in our field. What’s particularly interesting is her take on sharing motives that fall into both positive and negative reasons. The post brought to mind some of the self-reflection oriented posts here over the years; all of which provides …

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