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Weathering the Economic Crisis
Stephanie Golden
EducationLink3/16/2009

Editor's Note: This article shares ideas behind surviving financially troubling times as arts education providers. The article originally appeared in GUILDNotes Winter 2009, published by the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. Partial text reprinted with permission. Copyright 2009, National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. All rights reserved.

With the fundraising climate at its worst since 1998 (according to a December 2008 report by Indiana University's Center on Philanthropy), how can community arts education (CAE) organizations best meet the challenges of the economic downturn?

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