No Surprise: Trump Administration Still Wants To Eliminate The NEA. Here’s What You Can Do About It

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Although it’s been rumored for months that the Trump administration was planning on proposing a budget that eliminates the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), it is now official. The “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” calls for eliminating the NEA along with steep cuts in the Education Department for arts based education initiatives. If you come across any blowback to the notion that Trump’s budget doesn’t …

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One Of The Best Skills You Can Learn To Increase Your Value As An Arts Marketer

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If there was only one tech oriented skill I could recommend to arts marketers that will help them stand out from their peers, it would be learning CSS. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), is a style sheet language that tells a website how to look and since that’s the component most people have an easiest time connecting with, it doesn’t take much to see how learning the basics of CSS can increase …

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Congratulations To Yuha Jung: AAAE 2017 Content Competition Winner

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The embargo is officially lifted and I’m very happy to announce the winner of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) 2017 Content Competition Winner is Yuha Jung. Ms. Jung, an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky, will give a presentation on her winning entry at the AAAE 2017 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. The article, titled Diversity Matters: Theoretical Understanding of and Suggestions for the Current Fundraising Practices of Nonprofit Art …

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Good News For Anyone Considering Google Fi For Company Cell Phones

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If your organization has ever considered Google Fi for your company cell phone provider, you probably noticed one big drawback in that the service was only offered via individual plans. The good news is Google introduced a new group plan in 2017 so it may be worth a second look if you passed it over for that reason previously. Back in May, 2016 we took a look at how cost-prohibitive it …

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If Your Group Is Enrolled In PayPal’s Charitable Giving Fund, You Need To Know About This Class Action Lawsuit

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The 3/1/2017 edition of Nonprofit Quarterly published an article by Michael Wyland that examines a class action lawsuit “alleging that PayPal’s Charitable Giving Fund misrepresented its operations and its relationships with most U.S. nonprofit organizations and took donors’ gifts intended for specific charities and directed them without consent to charities of PayPal’s choice.” According to the suit, PayPal solicits potential donors to contribute but haven’t been telling them that donations would …

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