Regional Employment in the Cultural Economy (2010)

How many people are employed doing artistic and cultural work at for-profit and nonprofit businesses in Greater Philadelphia?

Number of Arts & Cultural Organizations in Greater Philadelphia (2010)

Q: How many arts & cultural organizations are there in the region?

How many arts & cultural organizations are there in the Philadelphia Region? LOTS.

What's the total number of arts and cultural organizations in Greater Philadelphia? Are there more than there used to be? Is it getting a little too crowded?

John McInerney presents the findings of Research into Action to the Canadian Arts Council

Representatives from arts councils from across Canada met in Vancouver, BC November 25-27, 2009 on the occasion of the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) Annual General Meeting. During their discussions, the CPAF members were joined by Alan Brown, a leading cultural researcher, and John McInerney, the Vice-President of Marketing and Communications at the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, who presented the findings from the Cultural Alliance's recent publication Research Into Action: Pathways to New Opportunities.

Philadelphia storms Providence, RI

Twenty one marketing and development staff of Greater Philadelphia's cultural institutions attended the 2009 National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Providence, RI October 30 - November 2 through the Engage 2020 Leadership program.

Work Smarter: Getting the most from the Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project

If your main reason for entering data into the Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project (PACDP) has been to generate funder reports, you may be missing out on ways to use your organization's data to satisfy other reporting needs. This article will show you how PACDP data can be used to generate organization-specific annual, trend, and comparison reports as well as sector-wide research and advocacy reports.

Arts & Culture in Pennsylvania's FY2010 Budget

(October 9, 2009) Pennsylvania’s FY2010 budget has some good news and some bad news for the Commonwealth’s cultural community. 

State governments, like all sectors of the economy, have been hit hard by the national recession, and Pennsylvania is no exception.  Declining revenues and a difficult economy forced the state to create a leaner FY2010 budget, down $500 million from FY2009’s total of $28.3 billion.  This has led to cuts in many areas, including arts and culture.  This article outlines the status of arts and cultural funding in the recently-adopted FY2010 budget. 

Research Into Action: Pathways to New Opportunities

This Cultural Alliance report offers specific insights into how the Philadelphia region's diverse population engages with the arts.

2010 CEI Key Findings

Key Findings

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