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dc.contributor.advisorReese, Margie
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Rebecca
dc.contributor.programMA in Arts Administrationen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-27T14:27:26Z
dc.date.available2019-06-27T14:27:26Z
dc.date.issued2019-05
dc.description.abstractThis research intended to demonstrate how organizations and their stakeholders can harness advocacy strategies to effect positive change within their local governments’ arts and culture funding systems. Limitations of municipal general funds for art and cultural investment and funding, methods of municipal art and cultural funding sources, and how cities are implementing effective, innovative funding sources were reviewed in this research. The funding systems for nonprofit arts at the local government level in South Art states’ cities with population sizes between 45,000 and 400,000 were the parameters for the research. Both onerous and innovative public funding systems for mid- to small-sized cities and their arts and cultural organizations were explored. General funds systems hindered some development of arts and cultural investment from municipalities, however, funding systems that utilized municipal general funds and alternative funding sources were better suited to harness communities’ assets and were more effective in sustaining arts and cultural resources. Diverse municipal funding sources provided stable levels of funds for the arts and cultural sector. Understanding funding systems at the local level plays a vital role in preparing arts and cultural organizations to advocate for the arts. Effective public advocacy for the arts begins with understanding the external pressures that both negatively and positively impact the cause. The effectiveness of advocacy to local government occurs when the arts and cultural sectors adopt the methods utilized by other sectors.en_US
dc.format.extent85 pagesen_US
dc.genrethesisen_US
dc.identifierdoi:10.13016/m27ack-7j05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11603/14313
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtGoucher College, Baltimore, MD
dc.rightsThis work may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain information or permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Goucher Special Collections & Archives at 410-337-6347 or email archives@goucher.edu.
dc.subjectgeneral fundsen_US
dc.subjectmunicipalen_US
dc.subjectarts advocacyen_US
dc.subject.lcshArts administration -- Theses.
dc.titleArts Advocacy at the Local Level: How Advocacy for Alternative Funding Sources from Municipalities Impacts the Creative Sectoren_US
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