A board member’s greatest responsibility is for the financial health of the organization.
The question: How do we use Mass Cultural Council’s social capital to assist the field’s human capital in increasing organizations’ intellectual capital to help leaders build sustainable financial capital?
Organizations funded through Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Investment Portfolio have been participating in the DataArts platform for about a decade. DataArts has used that information to provide data-informed insights and resources to the arts and cultural sector – for grantmakers, researchers, and individual organizations.
Four approaches small cultural non-profits use to break out of a scarcity mentality and deliver a strong case for support.
Organizational support. The term is synonymous with those hard-to-find, but never enough, unrestricted operating funds. Funds that help the organization deliver on its mission by paying salaries, rent, the electric bill, and the all-important toilet paper order.