Bloomberg Philanthropies Names More Organizations to Join Cohort of 200 Participating in $43 Million Arts Innovation and Management Training Program
Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 14 cultural organizations in Baltimore and 35 organizations in Denver have been selected to participate in the Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. The invitation-only program seeks to strengthen the organizational capacity and programming of small and midsize cultural organizations within seven U.S. cities: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. More than 200 cultural organizations across these seven cities have been selected to participate. A full list of participating organizations can be found here, including the organizations announced today in Baltimore and Denver.
Through the $43 million multi-year initiative, Bloomberg Philanthropies will provide unrestricted general operating support as well as arts management training in areas that include fundraising, strategic planning, marketing and board development.
“The arts inspire people, provide jobs, and strengthen communities,” said Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies. “This program is aimed at helping some of the country’s most exciting cultural organizations reach new audiences and expand their impact.” The AIM program is part of Mike Bloomberg’s American Cities Initiative, an effort to help cities across the United States generate innovation...