Slump in corporate arts donations

"I don't mind people being rich, I mind them being mean." - Sam West of the National Campaign of the Arts

Corporate and individual giving to the arts has plummeted according to the first UK Arts Index which shows that, between 2007 and 2010, corporate giving has plummeted by 17% and philanthropy is down by 13%.

I discussed the drop in art philanthropy with Sam West of the National Campaign of the Arts on the Today programme.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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