What would happen if the NEA were defunded, and why should we care?  Springboard Creative Exchange

What would happen if the NEA were defunded, and why should we care? Springboard Creative Exchange

It has been a little over six months since Donald Trump took office, and a lot has happened during that time. Although the budgeting process for the federal government is a long and arduous process which has only just begun, the Trump administration’s initial budget proposal raises important questions that are relevant to…

National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy  Sept 6-8, Burlington VT

National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy Sept 6-8, Burlington VT

A 3-day innovation summit for creative entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders who are champions of progress toward future prosperity in the Climate Economy. September 6–8 at the University of Vermont in Burlington. The “Catalysts of the Climate Economy” National Summit has announced that environmentalist, entrepreneur, activist, and bestselling author Paul…

Digital Exchange Webinar: Arts and Engagement with Community Heart and Soul. Wed., Aug. 9 @ 12PM EST

Digital Exchange Webinar: Arts and Engagement with Community Heart and Soul. Wed., Aug. 9 @ 12PM EST

    Register today for this Digital Exchange Webinar Panelists: Caitlyn Davison, Orton Family Foundation Shane Hale, City of Cortez, CO Debbie Moreno, Galesburg on TrackJason Neises, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque Learn more about the panelists here: Panelist’s Bios The Orton Family Foundation’s Community Heart & Soul™ is a…

Call for Abstracts: Rural Poverty, Fifty Years After The People Left Behind   –  A Research Conference. Looking Backward and Forward. Conference Dates: March 21-22, 2018 in Washington DC

Call for Abstracts: Rural Poverty, Fifty Years After The People Left Behind – A Research Conference. Looking Backward and Forward. Conference Dates: March 21-22, 2018 in Washington DC

                                    Abstracts are being accepted for a multidisciplinary social science conference on rural poverty in the United States on the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 report of the President’s National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty…

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

Americans for the Arts and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced that Commissioner Randy Maluchnik of Carver County, Minnesota was awarded the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership on Sunday at NACo’s annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. The award honors an elected county board or…

Digital Exchange Webinar: DRA and National Partners, Creative Placemaking Initiative Regional Workshops:  Wed., July 12 @ 11AM Eastern

Digital Exchange Webinar: DRA and National Partners, Creative Placemaking Initiative Regional Workshops: Wed., July 12 @ 11AM Eastern

  Register today for this Digital Exchange Webinar Panelists: Chris Masingill, Delta Regional Authority Jennifer Hughes, National Endowment for the Arts Linda Langston, National Association of Counties (NACo) Joe McKinney, National Association Development Organizations (NADO) During the closing plenary of the Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit in Iowa City…

Most recent Digital Exchange Webinar “Integrating Community Health, Arts and Culture”  –  Wed., June 28th @ 12:00PM EST

Most recent Digital Exchange Webinar “Integrating Community Health, Arts and Culture” – Wed., June 28th @ 12:00PM EST

Across the country, new health systems approaches are leveraging multi-sector programs and policies to foster a culture of health in rural communities. Webinar participants will learn from Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and national models that prioritize community needs and resources through engagement with numerous partners to expand access and improve…