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LA Arts Funders Meeting -- November

Thursday, November 18, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Hybrid virtual & in-person (tba)

LA Arts Funders is a peer learning group that provides opportunities for public and private sector grantmakers to deepen their knowledge of arts philanthropy, expand their professional networks, and explore topical issues affecting LA County's art

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LA Arts Funders Meeting -- September

Thursday, September 9, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Hybrid virtual & in-person (tba)

LA Arts Funders is a peer learning group that provides opportunities for public and private sector grantmakers to deepen their knowledge of arts philanthropy, expand their professional networks, and explore topical issues affecting LA County's art

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LA Arts Funders Meeting -- July

Thursday, July 8, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Hybrid virtual & in-person (tba)

LA Arts Funders is a peer learning group that provides opportunities for public and private sector grantmakers to deepen their knowledge of arts philanthropy, expand their professional networks, and explore topical issues affecting LA County's art

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Arts in Education Action Forum: Envisioning Arts Education’s Role in Advancing Los Angeles County over the Next Decade

Thursday, January 28, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

In October 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the Arts for All: Children, Youth, and Families, Los Angeles County’s New Regional Blueprint for Arts Education, which puts forward a vision of expanding the scope of arts education in school, after school, and in communities, and centers equity, healing-informed practice, and creative career pathways. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and local youth leaders in the arts to: Learn about and examine the new Regional Blueprint for Arts Education Surface important roles for arts education in addressing historical inequities Envision healing-informed, culturally inclusive, and arts-based strategies to support youth and their communities Offer space to envision an expanded role for arts education, particularly in the context of COVID-19 and the eventual rebound from the pandemic Southern California Grantmakers partners with the Arts Ed Collective Funders Council, a regional collaborative of public and private funders, to co-host events that generate dialogue and build understanding about promising practices in arts education across the broader philanthropic field. Members of the Funders Council pool their resources, track and respond to trends in arts and education and determine how funds should be allocated to most effectively advance the shared goals of the Los Angeles County Arts Ed Collective. Fee No cost to participate Who May Attend LA Arts Funders Group is open to public and private sector grantmakers that fund arts grants in the Southern California region. Grantmaking organizations that also solicit funds are expected to designate representatives whose role involves program and/or policy, not solely development. Philanthropic consultants must be current members of Southern California Grantmakers. If you're a grantmaker, but aren't an SCG member or haven't attended an LA Arts Funders meeting before, please email Morgan Bennett at [email protected] to confirm your eligibility. Accommodations for People with Disabilities If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs. No Solicitation Policy Please note that LA Arts Funders has a no-solicitation policy in order to allow for candid peer discussions among philanthropy colleagues.

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LA Arts Funders Meeting -- January

Thursday, January 14, 2021
10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Video Call

LA Arts Funders is a peer learning group that provides opportunities for public and private sector grantmakers to deepen their knowledge of arts philanthropy, expand their professional networks, and explore topical issues affecting LA County's art

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LA Arts Funders Meeting - October

Thursday, October 8, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Where: 
Virtual

LA Arts Funders is delighted to welcome Eddie Torres, President & CEO of Grantmakers in the Arts. Eddie will share his reflections on this moment for America’s cultural funding community, the ways we’re responding to the pandemic and systemic racism, and how we’re creating our futures.

 

Speaker

Eddie Torres

President & CEO, Grantmakers in the Arts

Edwin Torres joined Grantmakers in the Arts as president & CEO in October 2017. Torres served on the GIA board of directors from 2011 through 2016. He most recently served as deputy commissioner of cultural affairs for New York City, where he worked on elements of the city’s long-term sustainability plan, a study of and efforts to support the diversity of the city’s cultural organizations and the city’s first cultural plan. Prior to joining the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, he was a program officer with The Rockefeller Foundation, where he worked on the foundation’s support for arts and culture, jobs access, and resilience. He has also served in the dean’s office at Parsons the New School for Design, on the arts and culture team at The Ford Foundation as well as on the staff of the Bronx Council on the Arts. He holds a Master of Arts in Art History from Hunter College and a Master of Science in Management from The New School.

Recurring Dates:

  • Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 10:00am-11:00am PST
  • Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 10:00am-11:00am PST

Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
LA Arts Funders Group is open to public and private sector grantmakers that fund arts grants in the Southern California region. Grantmaking organizations that also solicit funds are expected to designate representatives whose role involves program and/or policy, not solely development. Philanthropic consultants must be current members of Southern California Grantmakers.

If you aren't an SCG member and haven't attended an LA Arts Funders meeting before, please email Morgan Bennett at [email protected] to confirm your eligibility.

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

No Solicitation Policy
Please note that LA Arts Funders has a no solicitation policy in order to allow for candid peer discussions among philanthropy colleagues.

Funding Issue Area & Geographic Regions
Funding Area 

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