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How Arts Charities Will Have to Change

Starting an article by suggesting that arts charities are becoming "organizational dinosaurs with models not fit for purpose" was always going to be provocative! This article, sourced from, posits the idea that this coming decade will be the one where 'how we do everything' changes. 

The article might well be on to something. Included in the article are such changes as community activism, collaboration (in terms of cross-sector collaboration and projects like Amplify), new banking models, how we measure success, and others. A new term we learned in the office today from this article: "Rage based philanthropy."

It's an informative, thought-provoking and practical article that could help develop new attitudes or ideas. 

Read the article here. 


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Doug Borwick is a US-based artist, arts administrator, and leading advocate for community engagement in the arts.

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