Research and Resources
Framework For Our Future: A Framework for Arts and Culture in Northwest Michigan
Developed by Networks Northwest as part of the Framework for Our Future: A Regional Prosperity Plan for Northwest Michigan, A Framework for Arts and Culture in Northwest Michigan identifies strategies for communities looking to support and build arts and cultural opportunities and capacities in communities throughout the region.
City of Traverse City Public Art Master Plan
(To come, fall 2015)
STATE OF MICHIGAN
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA)
MCACA is a department of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and receives funding by the State of Michigan which supports grants and advocacy. Its mission is to encourage, initiate and facilitate an enriched artistic, cultural and creative environment in Michigan. During 2015, Michigan Council for the Arts awarded $732,495 to 25 arts organizations for project/operational support, capital improvements, arts education, and regranting. An additional 19 smaller arts nonprofits benefited from $34,000 in minigrant funds for arts projects and organizational development.
Creative Many Michigan
Creative Many Michigan cultivates the creative economy through advocacy, public policy, research, strategic partnerships, professional development and connections for the state’s creative sector.
2014 Creative Industries Report
The Creative State Michigan 2014: Creative Industries Report reveals in FY 2011, the creative industries paid nearly $3.6 billion in wages to 74,000 employees in more than 9,700 businesses in Michigan. This accounts for nearly 3 percent of Michigan’s employment totals, more than 3 percent of total wages and 4.6 percent of total state businesses in leading core industries such as advertising, publishing and printing industry, design, film/media and broadcasting and architecture. http://www.creativemany.org/research/creative-state-mi-2014-creative-industries-report/
Michigan Cultural Data Project
The Michigan Cultural Data Project (Michigan CDP) offers a powerful online management tool designed to strengthen arts and cultural organizations. This groundbreaking project gathers reliable, longitudinal data on the sector.
The History, Arts & Cultural Travel Industry in Michigan – 2013
A Pure Michigan study by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation for Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs studying the impact of arts and culture on state tourism in 2013.
AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS
Business & Employment in the Arts: Measuring the Scope of the Nation’s Arts-Related Industries
National creative industries report from Americans for the Arts offer data from Dun & Bradstreet providing the first national study of both the nonprofit and for-profit arts industries.
Creative State MI 2015 Nonprofit Report
In its fourth edition, the report details the impact Michigan’s arts and cultural nonprofit organizations have on the state’s economy and citizens. The report represents Fiscal Year 2012 data from 407 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations – representing an estimated 18 percent of the sector.
Among its most compelling data, the report affirms the creative economy as a significant financial contributor and strategic opportunity for Michigan’s economic development. The report also provides indicators for the resources the arts provide for Michigan’s schools and children, as well as residents of all ages.
Arts & Economic Prosperity Report IV
Report by Americans for the Arts including links to related resources and the Arts & Economic Prosperity. All check out their calculator.
National Arts Administration and Policy Publications Database (NAAPPD): Comprehensive Information on Arts Administration, Policy, and Practice for Arts Administrators
The National Arts Administration and Policy Publications Database is a tool that enables users to access current and historical information on a multitude of topics related to arts administration and policy. Records in the database are classified into four types: Americans for the Arts archive, research abstracts, sample documents, and one pagers. The database contains over 7,000 records—providing arts administrators, policy researchers, and advocates with comprehensive information on arts policy and practice and arts administration resources and best practices.
The YouthARTS® site is designed to give arts agencies, juvenile justice agencies, social service organizations, and other community-based organizations detailed information about how to plan, run, provide training, and evaluate arts programs for at-risk youth. The site is no longer updated but serves as an archive for the original now out of printed toolkit developed in 1998.
The pARTnership Movement Toolkits
iAn initiative designed to reach business leaders with the message that partnering with the arts can build their competitive advantage. A series of toolkits designed to provide tips and starting points for arts organizations seeking to foster partnerships with businesses lives on the site. Topics include creating partnerships with small and mid-size businesses, working with volunteers, bringing the arts to the workplace, and more.