Gifford Foundation

Gifford Foundation

8 Bridges is documenting and evaluating the impact of the Gifford Foundation’s program, ADVANS (Advancing and Developing the Value and Assets of Nonprofits in Syracuse). 8 Bridges will conduct interviews and site visits, review program documents, and develop case studies, with a final report designed to build an understanding of how the program has served and strengthened key nonprofits in the greater Syracuse region.

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Independence Public Media Foundation

Independence Public Media Foundation

8 Bridges Workshop is supporting the launch of this new independent foundation that will serve the Greater Philadelphia region. IPMF was formed with the proceeds from the FCC’s spectrum auction, whereby WYBE Channel 35 successfully raised $131 million. The new foundation will support the independent media, community expression, and the ecosystem of media makers in the region.

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The Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

In 2016, we worked with the foundation’s Detroit Program to conduct a formative evaluation of the Kresge Artists In Detroit program at its 10-year point. The evaluation encompassed the Kresge Artist Fellowships program, Creative Many’s professional practices program, and ArtX: Detroit, a festival featuring Kresge Fellows’ work. We wrote the final report detailing our findings.

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Like, Link, Share

Like, Link, Share

Wyncote commissioned our research into digital innovation in legacy cultural institutions. We created Like, Link, Share: How cultural institutions are embracing digital technology, featuring 40 legacy cultural institutions that were nominated by peers as innovative leaders in technology. The report and its accompanying website summarize key themes and lessons learned, profile eight organizations in depth and provide background on 32 others.

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