October 2017

San Diego Arts Mean Business by Alison St John

A report completed this summer reveals arts and culture is a billion-dollar industry in San Diego. The report, from Americans for the Arts, is part of a national study of more than 340 communities across the country. It shows nonprofit arts and culture organizations in the city of San Diego generate $1.1 billion a year in the local […]

30th Anniversary NCPC Volunteer Awards Luncheon presented by Tri-City Medical Center

30th Anniversary NCPC Volunteer Awards Luncheon presented by Tri-City Medical Center

November 2 @ 10:30 Am – 2:00 Pm Please join us as we honor men and women from 81 organizations who give their time, treasure and talent to help others in North County. Special presentations include: Corporate Philanthropy Award HARRAH’S RESORT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Spirit of Carol Sigelman Award DON STUMP Robert Krejci Standard of Excellence Award GIGI GLEASON […]

National Arts & Humanities Month

October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1993, it was reestablished by Americans for the […]

Tax Reform and the Charitable Deduction

Republican Congressional leaders released their long-awaited tax reform framework which could have a negative impact on charitable giving. We know that Arts Action Fund members care deeply about fully preserving the charitable tax deduction incentive since nonprofit arts organizations rely on donations made by individual taxpayers for approximately 25 percent of their budgets. Please read […]

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​ Your support is needed: Let Congress know that you want to save the Historic Tax Credit. The Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) is under threat of elimination or curtailment during current tax reform discussions. Between 2002-2016, the rehabilitation of 169 historic buildings in California—with $468M […]