Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Measuring Creative Sector Impact

Good data can lead to better decision-making in public life. In 2013, the state of Michigan increased funding for the arts for the first time in more than 10 years....

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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Connecting with New Audiences at Farmers’ Markets Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra conductor Arie Lipsky takes questions from a recent KinderConcert audience. The 2-6 year olds enjoyed a 30-minute program of...

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IXITI: The Experience Engine

Working on behalf of its 115 member organizations CultureSource has developed a brand for arts and culture that unites visual arts, history, science, music, theater, poetry and more under a...

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Bringing Literature To Life

A $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation will double the number of Page to Stage theater productions offered to students by the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. The grant will also help...

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The Sphinx Organization

The Sphinx Organization has received international acclaim for its work transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Sphinx fulfills its mission through music education and helping talented...

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Nonprofit Sustainability

Year-end at the Community Foundation is fast-paced to say the least. Our staff works through the holidays to process gifts and to make grants, primarily from our donor-advised funds, where...

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