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Barriers to Mission Financing: Not all nonprofit money is created equal.

NCAR worked with Propel Nonprofits on a research report on the financial profile of culturally specific organizations in the state of Minnesota, and the findings reinforced national research.

Small Towns, Big Value: Lessons in Immigrant Cultural Vibrancy

PhD candidate and Research Fellow John Arroyo shares his insights on the role of immigrants' expressions and small town demographic shifts in the future of arts and culture vibrancy.

Los Angeles, where community vibrancy matters

Wendy F. Hsu, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, shares LA's arts vibrancy initiatives and innovations at their diverse neighborhood level

Montgomery County, Maryland is Arts Vibrant

Suzan Jenkins, CEO of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, talks about arts vibrancy, challenges, values and planning.

New NCAR Report Says Payment to Artistic and Production Personnel is the Largest Expense for Arts Organizations

This edition, which focuses on expenses related directly to the cost of programming, shows that two-thirds of total program-related expenses, or 42% of all operating revenue, goes to payment of program-related personnel.

Matchmaking: When David Met Goliath

Karen Brooks Hopkins, NCAR Nasher Haemisegger Fellow, provides suggestions for administrators and community leaders who face a divide between small and large arts and cultural organizations.