Alternate ROOTS (Ignite Arts Dallas), photo by Kim Leeson, 2016 Alternate ROOTS (Ignite Arts Dallas), photo by Kim Leeson, 2016
The Greatest Source of Contributions to the Arts: The Individual Donor.
Individuals are the leading source of contributions for the average organization and their giving relative to expenses has gone up in the past four years.
Data Shows Trustees Provide More Resources Than Corporations
Consistent commitment and stability is key in managing relationships with trustees, corporations, and government agencies. Relative to expenses, support from each source varied less than one percentage point annually and over four years, while support from individuals grew over time.
Trustee Contributions Index
Individual Contributions Index
Corporate Contributions Index
Foundation Support Index
Government Support Index