The Community Value of the Arts

Jessica Gelter, Executive Director of Arts Alive!, writes how she considers investing and spending donor and foundation money in line with Arts Alive! mission, vision, and donor expectations.

According to Gelter, Arts Alive! aims to enhance quality of life by "advancing arts & culture in the Monadnock region. The Monadnock Region will have a flourishing cultural community that values arts and culture and provides community support to facilitate success."

Arts Alive! was launched 10 years ago, and Gelter shares that the organization has driven most of its choices and messaging over the years.

Arts Alive adhere to these messages:

1) Arts Alive! values a strong business community and local economy.

2) Arts Alive! values treating “arts businesses” as businesses.

3) Arts Alive! values the role arts play in supporting our communities beyond the economics.

4) Value arts and culture and facilitate success.

Gelter highlights that Arts Alive! has been empowering arts organizations, individuals and groups for a decade and bringing greater value to the community. Read the Entire Article


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