The North Group Inc.
The North Group works with the arts organizations in a community,
region, or state to create financial based cultural plans which position
cultural organizations to develop a base of support in the public sector and
more effectively in the private sector. These studies have included the
evaluation of starting or rejuvenating united arts funds. Cultural plans
Cultural Development Action Plan 2002-2007: The
Future of the Arts in Northwest Arkansas – a cultural vision to stimulate
arts and cultural growth in Northwest Arkansas
Under the auspices of Walton
Arts Center, Halsey and Alice facilitated
a regional planning process which resulted in plans for a regional arts
council, cultural district, presenting endowment to book in more prominent
renowned artists, art museum, augmented and enriched educational programming
and, as audiences grow, a new 2,200-seat theater.
Cultural Action Plan
for the Greater Montgomery County Area
Dayton, OH, 1992
Under the auspices of the Montgomery
County Arts & Cultural District,
Halsey North, Alice North, and Ralph Burgard facilitated the creation
of a dynamic working plan that has guided Montgomery County for 10
years+ and is
Irving, TX, 1999: Facilitated a broad-based public
process and develop a community cultural plan.
Nashville, TN, 1995: Co-facilitated
cultural planning conference.
Asheville, NC, 1991-92: Developed a cultural
action plan to maximize cultural funding.
Scranton, PA, 1988-89: Oversaw
development of a cultural plan by staff of Scranton Arts Project.
Worth, TX, 1987-88: Created a cultural plan, which redefined the
Arts Council's role.
Memphis, TN, 1983: Developed cultural action plan to create
private/public sector funding partnership.
TN, 1981: With Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga, cultural planning
for the primary arts organization +
endowment drive which
raised $6,000,000, exceeding goal of $4,500,000.
GA, 1980: With Metro Arts, feasibility study + cultural plan to establish
new fundraising support
system for 125