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Cultural Data Project recognized as key part of building broader understanding of the sector

  • Posted Oct 18, 2009

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette recently applauded the new Cultural Investment Portfolio, a general operating support program of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), and the Cultural Data Project, as a key component of the new initiative.  MCC’s new program is a departure from the annual application process.  Instead, site visits and frequent communications among constituencies are stressed, multi-year support is offered and participation in the Cultural Data Project is required.  The article went on to state, “[o]n a practical level, the CDP and the closely related portfolio approach here in Massachusetts will enable arts organizations to get a better handle on their finances and investments.”

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