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Giving from the ground up

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A look at how individuals and institutions are finding new and innovative ways to give both time and money in communities.

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Giving from the ground up

  1. 1. About the Fund for Artists at the East Bay Community Foundation <ul><li>$2.5M </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissions, workshops and donor events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>300+ artists </li></ul><ul><li>3,130 donors contributed $2-$10,000 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ebcf.org/grantmaking/279-its-not-about-youits-about-them </li></ul>
  2. 2. Four Connection Points
  3. 3. 5 Values Motivating Bay Area Arts Donors <ul><li>Localism – a concern for one’s community and for artists living in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Progressivism – an interest in being “on the leading edge of art and ideas” </li></ul><ul><li>Humanism – a concern for social justice and equal opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Distinction – an interest in “great works that have stood the test of time” and artists with national or international reputations </li></ul><ul><li>Bonding – an interest in civic affairs and community improvement; appetite for expanding social networks and making new friends </li></ul>

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