A Sliver of the Pie

February 11, 2010

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals a dandy area for growth in support of the arts in cash-strapped times. As the chart above communicates, sport, hobby, cultural, and arts organizations combined receive only 3.4% of the really quite massive volunteer effort in the United States.

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Going into a Life-Spiral

August 6, 2009

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Every day we hear about — if we don’t ourselves talk about — musical organizations and other non-profit artistic outfits that are either in trouble or feeling a need to cut back in the interests of survival.

Here’s a link to another way to look at the situation.