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Alexis Ortiz,  New York City, United States

Nichole Martini

Nichole Martini is an ELNYA fellow. Fundraising and philanthropy professional with expertise in social justice philanthropy and arts and culture.

Beyond Dollars and Cents: Defining Policy in Culture

Nichole Martini, New York City, United States 
Alexis Ortiz, New York City, United States 

Americans interested in cultural policy often lament the fact that the United States does not have an official national cultural policy.  Without a Ministry of Culture or other similar agency, there is minimal central direction for funding and policy decisions.  Because of this, policy and funding are often conflated in our discussions, and the general argument in the field is...