Our appreciation for arts and culture is matched only by our passion for analytics and evidence-based insights that unlock business potential in a way intuition alone simply can’t. We’re working across the sector to build a new resource that illuminates national trends and local nuance, helping us all make the case that indeed, culture counts.
Apply for grants, gather insight, and share your data to strengthen the case for arts and culture.
Access data and reports that lead to higher-impact philanthropy.
Explore data sets, answer questions, and communicate about the sector’s assets and challenges.
DataArts (formerly the Cultural Data Project) is a is an independent non-profit with 13 years of experience in data collection, security, and analysis. We empower the cultural sector with high-quality data and resources to strengthen nonprofits’ vitality, performance, and public impact.
Our flagship service, the Cultural Data Profile, is used by thousands of cultural organizations each year. We've expanded our services to include a variety of online services for grantmakers and cultural organizations, targeted research projects for the sector, and educational resources to build data skills for 21st-century cultural leadership.
Through the Data Management Center, participating arts and culture organizations can:
Access their own Cultural Data Profile and historical data:
Run five different analytic reports:
Annual Report, Programs and Attendance,
Marketing, Fundraising, and Balance Sheet:
View three key calculated metrics:
Operating Margin, Working Capital and In-Kind ratio;
Search for new grantmakers and grant programs.
DataArts’ Management Center puts the valuable data cultural professionals need most front and center for analysis and reporting.
DataArts brings together thousands of partners and participants united in one common cause: to advance the impact and influence of the arts, culture, and humanities through the power of high-quality data.
Join us! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on supporting and participating in our national data set.
Photo Credit: Alonzo King LINES Ballet, San Francisco, CA. Photo by RJ Muna.