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  • Advancement - available to nonprofit arts and humanities organizations that qualify for and are applying for General Operating Support Grants for Large Arts and Humanities Organizations Capital  Improvement  Grants  are  intended  for   facility  construction  or  improvements, new  construction,  for  expansion  of  a   project,  renovation  of  an  existing  structure  or  physical  plant  repairs  critical  to  an  organization’s  arts  or   humanities  mission. Mid Size Organization - Program Grants, Management Grants, Space Improvement and Equipment Grants. organizations that have annual cash expenses of at least $50,000 and not more than $150,000, and to organizations that have annual expenses of more than $150,000 if the organization is not applying for Grants to Large Arts and Humanities Organizations. Small organizations and groups are those with cash operating expenses in the most recently completed fiscal year of under $50,000. An applicant may request and may be awarded one grant for FY14 in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000. To provide funding for a wide array of arts and humanities activities that benefit Countyresidents;  To nurture arts and humanities programs representative of the diverse, multi-cultural characterof Montgomery County;  To support innovative and distinctive artistic and scholarly programs by the County’s residentarts and humanities groups; and  To promote direct interaction between artists and scholars and community audiences.
  • 44% increase!
  • Established Montgomery County Public Art Guidelines with The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission 2012 to guide developers and agency representatives in donating, placing, deaccessioning, and maintaining artworks. It is also intended to educate users about the wide range of public art, including the option to donate to the fund.
  • Since its inception in May 2010, the Non-Profit Energy Alliance is now comprised of 64 leading-edge nonprofits that will collectively save an estimated $536,000 compared to standard energy service, while supporting clean sources of energy that are essential to protecting our environment and building a new economy. The wind power purchased through this alliance offsets about 40 million pounds of CO2, which is equivalent to removing 3,500 cars off the roads. Participating nonprofits used their collective purchasing power to save on a fixed expense, freeing up resources for essential services while also implementing environmentally sustainable business practices. . Participating nonprofits used their collective purchasing power to save on a fixed expense, freeing up resources for essential services while also implementing environmentally sustainable business practices.
  • Why is P2G better than Kickstarter? Well, there are actually 3 reasons! 1) Donors receive all the tax benefits of giving to a charitable nonprofit. 2) Organizations can receive partial funding for projects (with P2G, it’s not “all or nothing.”) 3) AHCMC will provide hands-on tech support, and marketing for the P2g/Montgomery County site. We’ll help you get the word out to donors in Montgomery County and the Greater Washington Region. When will power2give.org become a reality? AHCMC and the power2give.org team are working diligently to launch power2give.org by fall 2013. CEO’s of participant organizations will meet with key leaders from ASC on March 12, 2013. RSVP to participate in the first cohort by COB March 25. Projected training workshops for participating organizations: April 29 & 30. Site soft launch is planned for June, 2013.
  • 2013 state of arts humanities montgomery county

    1. 1. State of theState of theArts & HumanitiesArts & Humanitiesin Montgomery Countyin Montgomery CountyMay 1, 2013May 1, 2013
    2. 2. In Montgomery County arts,heritage and culture—• Enhance quality of life• Drive the economy• Convene communities
    3. 3. Quality of Life• MC named one of the most attractive places to live in the nation(CNN Money "Best Places for a Long Life," 2008)• 73% (2007) and 81% (2009) in MC Resident Survey ratedaccess to arts and cultural activities excellent and good• World-class performing centers and culturally-diverseneighborhoods make MC Maryland’s SMART BusinessLocation says MCDED• Tourists rank attendance at cultural events and venues in thetop 10 reasons to visit MC
    4. 4. So, what do we have?
    5. 5. The Inventory!• 58 performing venues• 60 galleries• 22 theatres• 50 historical venues• 150 small, midsize and emerging arts& humanities groups• 27 book stores• 33 dance studios• 28 music stores• 14 recording studios• 9 art supply stores• 32 music schools• 1500 independent artists & scholarsAnd growing!
    6. 6. Seven Grant Categories• Advancement• Capital Improvement Project• General Operating Support• Mid Size Organization• Small Organization• Individual Artists and Scholars• Artists and Scholars in the Community
    7. 7. FY13 BudgetIn FY13 AHCMC awarded 116 grants totaling$3,214,945 to:• Large Arts and Humanities – $2,665,223• Mid-Sized Arts and Humanities - $262,698• Small Arts and Humanities -$33,860• Individual Artists and Scholars - $35,800• Arts Integration Residencies - $20,570• Artists and Scholars in the Community - $12,500• $129,000 for the Public Arts Trust
    8. 8. FY14 Budget Recommendation• An $120,000 increase to Arts and Humanities NDA allocated asfollows:•$2,511,163 Large Organization Grants•$240,000 Advancement Grants•$391,807 Small, Midsize Organization Grants•$349,330 Arts and Humanities Council•Total FY14 Arts and Humanities NDA - $3,492,700• $1 million per year for five years for the Cost Sharing CIP to assist artsand humanities organizations with facility construction or improvements,new construction, expansion of a project, renovation of an existingstructure or physical plant repairs• $200,000, recommended in the Department of Economic Developmentbudget, be managed and distributed by AHCMC to match Executive Ballproceeds.• Two pools of funds in increments of $100,000 be put on the Council’sReconciliation List and appropriated to the Arts and Humanities NDAshould funds be available at the end of the budget session• $129,000 in funding for the Public Arts Trust for maintenance andconservation of the County’s public art collection
    9. 9. Public Arts Trust•Mission – Build and inspirecommunities through placemakingand nurture artists engaged in publicart•Vision – Enhance the quality ofcommunity and place through publicart projects
    10. 10. www.creativemoco.com/public-art• Manage Collection ofover 800 pieces• On-line Virtual Tour andMobile App
    11. 11. Celebrating Our Diversity
    12. 12. MontgomeryTraditions.org• Multimedia website celebrating MC’s folk andtraditional artists• Personal narratives by artists from Africa, Asia, LatinAmerica, North America and Europe.• Audio, imagery, podcasts
    13. 13. Stewards of Our Environment
    14. 14. Nonprofit Energy Alliance. org•Began in May 2010•Comprised of 64 leading-edge nonprofits•Collective savings of approximately $536,000•Removed 3,500 cars off the roads•2012 Washingtonian Green Giant Award•2012 Maryland Clean Energy Award
    15. 15. Marketing & Fundraising Initiatives
    16. 16. MarketPower
    17. 17. On-line events calendarSearchable by date, region, genre,organization name
    18. 18. Multi-Platform CoOp Ads
    19. 19. • Designed and created by the Arts & Science Council, Charlotte,• NC to expand the support to the local cultural sector• 14 communities nationwide• Site has raised over $1.9M in support, posted over 1,000projects and received more than 8,900 donations as of 1/31/13• 46% of the power2give donors had not given previously• Coming to Montgomery County in June 2013!
    20. 20. Providing leadership that sustains arts andhumanities organizations, artists and scholars andinspires participation in our County’s rich culturalassets