SMU DataArts - Cultural Data Profile


Arts funders launch statewide collaboration to simplify applications, collect better data

  • Posted Jan 01, 2008

“For many California arts organizations, the process of applying for grants can be a major headache, with almost as many different application requirements as there are grantmaking organizations in the state.

“But starting in January, the state’s largest arts funders will take a major step toward streamlining that process with the launch of the California Cultural Data Project, a statewide collaboration that will standardize the information that funders collect from grant-seeking arts and cultural organizations. More than 30 major private and public arts funders have joined the collaboration.”

Read the full article from the Irvine Quarterly.