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297 297 resources Organizations American Arts Alliance advocates for America’s professional nonprofit arts organizations, artists, and their publics before the U.S. Congress and key policy makers. Founded in 1977. Americans for the Arts represents and serves local communities and creates opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Founded in 1996. Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) is an international organization representing college and university graduate and undergraduate programs in arts administration. Founded in 1975. Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) provides businesses of all sizes with the services and resources necessary to develop and advance partnerships with the arts that benefit business, the arts, and the community. Founded in 1967. Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University is an academic unit of the university that fosters education, research, and public service in philanthropy. The center’s priority is to understand the role of philanthropy in society and to contribute to the knowledge base of the field. Founded in 1987. www. Chronicle of Philanthropy is a newspaper for the nonprofit world, providing news and information for executives of tax-exempt organizations. Affiliated with The Chronicle of Higher Education, it publishes twenty-four electronic issues each year. Founded in 1988. Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy leads the business community in raising the level and quality of corporate philanthropy. Members are chief executive officers and chairs who represent companies that account for more than 50 percent of corporate giving in the United States. 298 resources The committee publishes three newsletters each year. Founded in 1999. www. The Foundation Center supports and improves philanthropy by promoting public understanding. Founded in 1956. Grantmakers in the Arts strengthens the field of private-sector arts and culture grant making. Founded in 1985. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) supports excellence in the arts. As the largest national funder of the arts, it provides fact sheets, symposiums, annual reports, a history of the NEA, as well as the bimonthly electronic newsletter NEARTS. Founded in 1965. Philanthropy Roundtable puts donors in touch with peers who share similar concerns and interests. Members gain access to the full range of ideas and approaches to giving and information on what works and what does not. It includes donors who are involved in philanthropy on a professional basis, as well as individual donors for whom giving is a serious avocation. For nonmembers , the roundtable publishes an electronic journal, Philanthropy. Founded in the 1970s. Theatre Communications Group (TCG) strengthens, nurtures, and promotes the professional not-for-profit American theater with 446 theatres in 47 states. The organization publishes the monthly magazine American Theatre and provides an annual analysis of theater economics. Founded in 1961. www. Theatre Management Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) serves as an advocate for representation, recognition, professional development, research, and communication for members of ATHE involved in theater management. The group publishes an electronic journal, Theatre Management Journal, and a biannual newsletter. E-mail: tm@athe. org, Further Reading Alexander, Jane, Command Performance: An Actress in the Theater of Politics (New York: Public Affairs, 2000). Baumol, William J. and William G. Bowen, Performing Arts, The Economic Dilemma: A Study of Problems Common to Theater, Opera, Music, and Dance (New York: Twentieth Century Fund, 1966). Binkiewicz, Donna M., Federalizing the Muse: United States Arts Policy and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1965–1980 (University of North Carolina Press, 2004). Burlingame, Dwight F., ed., Philanthropy in America—A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, 3 vols. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, ca. 2004). Chong, Derek, Arts Management (New York: Routledge, 2002). Flanagan, Hallie, Arena: The Story of the Federal Theatre (New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1940). 299 resources Frohnmayer, John, Leaving Town Alive: Confessions of an Arts Warrior (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993). Lowry, W. M., ed., The Arts and Public Policy in the United States (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1984). Magat, Richard, The Ford Foundation at Work, Philanthropic Choices, Methods, and Styles (New York: Plenum Press, ca. 1979). Mathews, J., The Federal Theatre: 1935–1939 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967). O’Connor, John and Lorraine Brown, eds., Free, Adult, Uncensored: The Living History of the Federal Theatre Project (Washington, D.C.: New Republic Books, 1978). Patner, Andrew, ed...


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