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ART, EQUITY, AND PLACE
Fundraising for your project is highly competitive, driven by relationships and a documented track record of achievement. More often than not, organizations will have to pay for their first project out of existing funds to get it going. This edition features stories of community developers, residents, and artists using creativity to help address complex neighborhood issues.



INDIANA GOV CREATIVE PLACEMAKING TOOLKIT ON FINDING FUNDING
An online resource guide for funding parnerships (both national and local) curated by the state of Indiana.



IN OUR BACKYARD (IOBY) WEBINARS
Is crowdfunding right for your neighborhood project? Check out these webinars from Ioby on how to crowd fund for anything from community gardens, community projects, racial justice and more.



NATIVE AMERICAN CREATIVE PLACEMAKING
That "Placemaking was always known to Native Americans" undergirds a new "Native American Creative Placemaking" report from HAC which examines some Native American creative placemaking efforts while offering a first of its kind interactive map. The paper also notes funding sources and emphasizes that placemaking “offers Native people on opportunity to reconnect with their traditional ways of life” as an antidote to injustices including forced assimilation, trauma in boarding schools, and extreme poverty.



WHAT LOVE LOOKS LIKE IN PHILANTHROPY: SHARED POWER AND TRANSPARENCY
How does philanthropy stay accountable to the values we claim to espouse? As the National Creative Placemaking Fund (NCPF) at ArtPlace America came to a close at the end of 2017, we decided to interrogate how effective we had been at aligning our values with our assumptions and philanthropic practice.