Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

Dynamic Thinking about the Future

 In Forming its New Strategic Plan, AHCMC Should:


• Serve as the County’s grant-making organization for the arts and humanities sector

• Advocate for capacity building and fiscal sustainability for our sector

• Serve as the expert for capacity building and fiscal sustainability

• Foster incubator and growth opportunities with an emphasis on nascent organizations

• Integrate a technology plan with our strategic plan

• Identify "arts deserts" and help align hubs of culture development with areas of economic development

• Encourage, enable and convene collaborations between organizations and individual artists

• Support diversity and ensure that all citizens have access to programming by being aware of the changing demographics, fostering inclusion, ensuring representation of all communities and encouraging diversity in the audiences, staff and boards of the organizations we serve

• Focus on intergenerational education in public, private and home schools and with the public to increase visibility of our sector

• Encourage Public/private partnerships

• Help constituents find and maintain rehearsal and performance spaces

• Develop more impactful support for Individual Artists and Scholars

• Mine data and have a measurement assessment for our stated goals

• Adopt an Adaptive Strategy that is aligned with the rapidly changing demographics and business climate



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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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