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Resource Roundup: June 21, 2012

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Jun 21, 2012


A Diverse Palette: What Arts Graduates Say About Their Education
This 2012 report from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) focuses on survey findings collected from 56,000 graduates from 239 different high schools, colleges, and universities. SNAAP is the single largest database on the educational backgrounds and careers of graduates of arts-intensive training programs. Read

Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011
The Chronicle for Philanthropy calls this report "the annual yearbook of American philanthropy." This year's study estimates that the total donated in 2011 was $298.4 billion, showing that for the second year in a row giving barely grew. The report is available online for $45, but the Chronicle did a write up on some of the highlights which is available for free. Learn More

Americans for the Arts: Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
This report, released June 8th at the Americans for the Arts annual convention in San Antonio, TX, "reveals the vital role played by the nonprofit arts and culture industry in strengthening our nation's economy" (Robert L. Lynch, President & CEO of Americans for the Arts). Learn More


FastCompany's 30 Second MBA: What's a Risk Worth Taking?
Kevin Prentiss, CEO of Red Rover, offers insight into the importance of mission driven risk taking, and he does it in 30 seconds. Watch.



Leadership Freak: The Rule of the Needle
According to Dan Rockwell of Leadership Freak, extraordinary leaders foster leadership. In this post, he offers tips to help identify those who have the capacity to be built, and those who might just be a drain on resources. Read.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Trying to Maintain Your Online Reputation
This interview with James Alexander, CEO of online identity-management firm Vizibility, offers tips on how small business owners can manage their individual and company identities online and answers the question "How do you maintain a positive online image when anyone can say anything on the internet?" Read.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: How to Attract News Coverage for Your Cause
Read the transcript of a live discussion that was conducted on the Chronicle's website earlier this week. The discussion focuses on how nonprofits can get a big lift to their credibility and visibility by getting the attention of reporters and editors. Read.


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