In this three part series we will detail how blockchain works, its applications for the arts, and the risks arts managers should consider before deploying a blockchain based system.
Peer-2-Peer (P2P) campaigns are used often among the non-arts nonprofit community in the United States. 87% of Millennials and Generation Xers are willing to use peer-to-peer for their giving. P2P is a digital fundraising platform that strengthens the relationship between donors and arts organizations. It is an interactive platform where donors can be more actively engaged with their organizations and share their contributions with their peers. If arts organizations want to build deeper relationships with donors, they should try to include P2P in their fundraising plan. The following article explains how.
Fundraising is a critical component of almost every nonprofit arts enterprise. This spring, the Arts Management and Technology Lab commissioned a national benchmarking analysis and survey of arts organizations on four emerging digital fundraising pathways: Text message / SMS giving, peer-to-peer portals, Facebook nonprofit tools, and mobile auction apps. The following kicks off a 5 part series that highlights the findings. This article offers specific statistics on fundraising with subsequent pieces providing details on the individual pathways and a summary of the national survey's findings.
As streaming becomes the most popular method of consuming music, orchestras and opera companies have an additional method of distributing their content. Which organizations are currently taking advantage of streaming and how are they using it? This raw data set helps answer those questions.
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Find out all about how arts organizations across the country are currently collecting patron data and some best practices based on a recently administered national benchmarking study.
The Nonprofit Technology Conference (#NTC17) met in March in Washington, DC, the headquarters of all nonprofits. The conference was vast with inspiring keynotes and information-filled panels. The following is only a sampling of what was available and reveals my passions and interests: Data, Diversity and Communication.