IDEAS Collaborative–Saving the Arts at this week’s Thursday Morning Roundtable

The March 17 session of Thursday Morning Roundtable (TMR) will feature Heidi Holtz, director of grant making at the Rosamond Gifford Foundation, and Steve Butler, executive director of the Cultural Resources Council. They will present “IDEAS Collaborative.”

The IDEAS Collaborative is made up of 42 local arts, culture and entertainment organizations; six local funders; and the community at large. The lead consultant is Surale Phillips of Decision Support Partners.
The IDEAS Collaborative is a cooperative venture that uses research and engagement strategies to increase participation, identify and grow sustainable audiences, develop targeted marketing strategies and uncover opportunities for cooperative activity and resource sharing.

TMR meets from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Rd. For further information, contact Sandra Barrett, director of community programs, (315) 443-4846 or visit The TMR program is broadcast on WCNY-FM, 91.3 on Sundays at 8 p.m. and at