SMU DataArts - Cultural Data Profile


Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA. Photo by Daniel Brennan. Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA. Photo by Daniel Brennan.


Transparency. Accountability. Equity.

DataArts offers a richly detailed portrait of the finances and activities of applicants, all in one standardized, consolidated platform. Our applicant management tools, analytics, and support also inform wise decision-making. The rewards go deep. Grantmakers who work with DataArts bring transparency, accountability, and equity to their grantmaking. 

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Get to Know the DataArts Platform

Grantmaker Tools

Dashboards to manage your applicant pool, consolidated reports on each applicant, and analytic reports to track trends or make comparisons. 

Grantmaker Tools

Resources and Training

From tutorials to webinars, we have the training and support you and your applicants need to leverage our powerful data management tools and maximize the effectiveness of your grantmaking.

Educational Resources

The Cultural Data Profile

The CDP is an online survey that collects financial and programmatic data from nonprofit arts, culture, and humanities organizations – large and small, and across all disciplines - so they can share this information with funders in a standardized format, all in one safe, secure place.

The Cultural Data Profile