The tourism information is reported by Pure Michigan on its website. The arts-related businesses and arts-related jobs numbers can be found on the American’s for the Arts website. An organization, venue or event can enter data into the Michigan Cultural Data Project and see its own information using a variety of reports, and once its own data are review complete, can compare itself to others in the database.
Others can analyze data in the Cultural Data Project through a research licensing agreement. The full description of the steps to access CDP data can be found on the national Cultural Data Project website. Arts and culture funders can use reports generated by the Cultural Data Project to review information on their applicants and grantees.
This report contains data from the 346 organizations that had Fiscal Year 2010 data qualified by the Michigan Cultural Data Project on October 8, 2012. As of January 2013, over 790 organizations have entered data into the database, but not all of them have completed their information. Future Creative State Michigan reports will include more information, as more organizations complete their annual data profiles.
A press release was issued January 28, 2012. Download the PDF here. Media inquiries, please contact Kristin Priest at Tanner Friedman, email@example.com or 248-254-6788. All others, please contact Mike Latvis, Director of Public Policy at ArtServe Michigan, 248-912-0760 x6# or firstname.lastname@example.org.