The NCAR Fundraising Report

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) released the most comprehensive report to date on national fundraising trends in the arts and cultural sector, the latest in the Center’s series of data-based insights on the health of the industry. The NCAR Fundraising Report is the only report to examine fundraising across genre, organization size and geographic location, based on data provided by over 2,700 organizations across 11 arts disciplines, showing trends over the four-year period 2011-2014.

Updates from the National Center for Arts Research

Jill Robinson

Guest post by Jill Robinson, President and CEO of TRG Arts

“How do we stack up?”

Report shows overall growth in unrestricted contributions, which outpaced both growth in expenses and inflation

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President and CEO of DataArts, Beth Tuttle, explains how the new NCAR KIPI Dashboard gave a power-boost to the data they collect through the Cultural Data Profile.