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Take Pride in Your Engagement Efforts All Year Round

It’s always interesting to see the various advertising campaigns directed towards the LGBTQ market during the month of June and during pride festivals around the world over the summer. I recently came across a fascinating article from June 22 by Alex Mayyasi in The Atlantic called “How Subarus Came to Be Seen as Cars for Lesbians”, which talked about how the brand began cultivating its gay-friendly image way back in the mid-1990s. And while arts organizations have generally been supportive of the LGBTQ community for longer than their corporate counterparts, it’s still far too easy … Read more

Quickly Tell Me About The Rules For Non-Profits

Quickly, Tell Me About The Rules For Non-Profits

It can be difficult to communicate the different legal regulations that non-profits operate under in order to help people understand what your organization can and can’t do. Non Profit Law blogger and attorney, Gene Takagi created a Non Profit Law 101 for Journalists which provides a quick summary of the basic regulations under which 501 (c) (3) organizations need to operate. Of course, in addition to journalists, the piece can serve as a quick reference for staff and board members when they want to get a general sense about the rules for … Read more

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Survey: How Did Changing Jobs Work Out For You?

I’m going to extend a bit of editorial privilege here and muscle my way into publishing back-to-back posts. Job satisfaction among arts administrators is a topic near and dear to my heart and I want to begin discovering how much changing jobs has on career fulfilment. To that end, I recently published a survey at my orchestra management blog designed to measure satisfaction rates in the wake of changing jobs. So far, the results have been fantastic; so much so, I want to expand on the idea by reaching out to managers … Read more

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