Bright Spots Leadership in the Pacific Northwest
Demographic shifts, changing participation patterns, evolving technology, increased competition for consumer attention, rising costs of doing business, shifts in the philanthropic sector and public funding, and the lingering recession make the operating environment for nonprofit cultural organizations today daunting. Yet, while some organizations are struggling in this changing context, others—the “bright spots” of the cultural sector—are managing to stay healthy and dynamic. Who are they? What are they doing differently? What can we learn by studying their behavior?