The Arts Funders Forum is a new initiative from the Knight Foundation and M+D designed to increase private support for arts and culture in the United States.
The first phase includes a research program to uncover the most important trends in private arts giving, explore areas that inspire the next generation of funders, and identify the most effective strategies, partnerships, and platforms for guiding the future of cultural philanthropy.
and interviews with leading arts benefactors, philanthropists, culture experts, and artists.
into new frameworks for giving, new ways to measure outcomes, and how to optimize partnerships.
of the most effective models for high-impact giving to the arts and development of new models.
of new platforms to encourage greater financial commitments and investments in arts and culture.