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Grantmakers in the Arts executive director blogs about the CDP: ”A tool for advocacy and growth in the arts like we have not seen before…”

  • Posted Jul 15, 2009

Janet Brown, Executive Director of Grantmakers in the Arts, blogs about her visit to the Cultural Data Project offices at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She shares her perspective on the value of the CDP and her experience meeting the staff.

“The CDP team is dedicated to making this work, to helping users with analysis of the data and even helping funders understand what data is most useful to them. From the grantees viewpoint, their help desk personnel all have arts backgrounds and I found them to be just what one would want from a technical assistance provider: caring, proud of their work and their constituents and dedicated to providing quality service to all kinds of organizations from the smallest to the largest.”

Read her full blog post