June News: Detroit Arts Funding Gets A Kick

Detroit’s biggest cultural funders: Kresge, Ford … Kickstarter?

Southeast Michigan’s arts and cultural sector continues to get a bump from private funding sources like Kickstarter. Findings show that in 2013 alone, $1.3 million was raised through the platform to fund regional projects.

CDP report New Data Directions for the Cultural Landscape

“…the true potential of data can be unlocked only when it’s integrally tied to strategy, whether at the organizational or sector level,” said Ian David Moss, report contributor, Research Director at Fractured Atlas, and member of the Sustain Arts team.

“When we make data serve us, we stop being servants to the data.”

IXITI.com launches in Southeast Michigan

“This is about creating an ongoing way where people can find out what’s happening in arts and culture … and organizations can communicate that to people they couldn’t reach any other way,” said Executive Director Maud Lyon of Southeast Michigan’s service organization Culture Source.

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