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Corporate Giving: A Look at the Arts
Bette Ann Stead
Journal of Business Ethics
Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jun., 1985), pp. 215-222
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25071497
Page Count: 8
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The private sector is being asked to take up the slack of government cutbacks. This article reviews the development of corporate giving. 'The arts' are identified as an area that needs a defined rationale to justify corporate contributions. A historical review of private support of the arts is presented. International and national support levels are examined. Pragmatic and idealistic reasons for needing the arts are listed. Strategies are suggested to aid business implement successful support programs. A model for corporate images for corporate giving to the arts is also presented.
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