CONSULTANT
Sample List of Clients:
  • Alzheimer's Association/ Michigan Great Lakes Chapter
  • American Craft Council (NYC)
  • ArtServe Michigan
  • Arts Council Napa Valley
  • Bush Foundation (Minneapolis)
  • California Arts Council
  • California Coalition for Youth
  • Center for Defense Information (Washington, DC)
  • Chitresh Das Dance Company (San Francisco)
  • The Council on Foundations (Washington, DC)
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting/ Ford Foundation, Minority Consortia
  • Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, CA
  • Federation of State Humanities Councils
  • Greater Flint Arts Council (MI)
  • Habitat for Humanity - San Francisco
  • Illinois Arts Council
  • Independent Feature Projects (LA, NY, MN, Chicago, Miami)
  • International Ticketing Association (INTIX)
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Chicago)
  • Kala Art Institute (Berkeley)
  • Living Jazz (Oakland,CA)
  • Los Angeles County Arts Commission
  • Madison Art Center (WI)
  • Maryland State Arts Council
  • Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies
  • Michigan Museums Association
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
  • Mississippi Arts Commission
  • Missouri Arts Council
  • National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • National Audio Theatre Festivals
  • National Endowment for the Arts/ Advancement Program. Regional Coordinator for Upper Midwest; National Communications Resource Coordinator; and planning consultant to Ballet Omaha, Bemis Alternative Worksite, KDHX-TV, Madison Repertory Theatre, Emmy Gifford Children's Theater & Circus Flora
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • New Langton Arts/ Rockefeller Grants Project (S.F.)
  • Northern California Chapter/ US Green Building Council
  • Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • Pew Charitable Trusts/ Philadelphia Music Project
  • President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
  • Sacramento Region Community Foundation
  • South Carolina Arts Council
  • San Francisco Film Society/San Francisco International Film Festival
  • St. Louis Art Museum
  • St. Louis Black Repertory Company
  • Students Run Oakland
  • United Arts Council of Calhoun County (Michigan)
  • University of Missouri at St. Louis
  • Valley of the Moon Natural History Association
  • Vintage Vinyl Records
  • Washtenaw Literacy (Michigan)
  • WGBH-TV/Contemporary Art Television Fund (Boston)
  • Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
  • Wornick Jewish Day School (Foster City, CA)
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts



WRITER

  • Author, SHAKING THE MONEY TREE: HOW TO GET GRANTS AND DONATIONS FOR FILM AND VIDEO - 3rd Edition (Wiese Books/LA, 2010)
  • Author, THE FUNDRAISING HOUSEPARTY: HOW TO PARTY WITH A PURPOSE AND RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR CAUSE (Warshawski Books, 2007)
  • Author, FUNDRAISING TOOLKIT, National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture NAMAC 2006.
  • Author, ARTS ALIVE! The 2001 Survey Report on the State of Arts Education in Michigan Schools Grades K-12, ArtServe Michigan (ArtServe), 2002.
  • Co-Author, CREATIVE FAMILY GIVING IN THE ARTS, Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) Field Resource Book, Vol. 2, October 2000.
  • Author, GOING INTERNATIONAL: A CASE STATEMENT, commissioned by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) and the National Endowment for the Arts, 2000.
  • Author, A STATE ARTS AGENCY STRATEGIC PLANNING TOOLKIT. A practical, hands-on toolkit that covers all the intricacies of long range strategic planning. 2000. NASAA
  • Co-Author & Editor, FROM NASCAR TO CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: LESSONS IN AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT Western States Arts Federation, 2000.
  • Editor, LESSONS LEARNED: A PLANNING TOOLSITE as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' Website, created under contract to Bay Consulting Group (San Francisco). Site contains Essays on all aspects of strategic planning. https://4good.org/morrie-warshawski-consultant/lessons-learned
  • Editor, THE NEXT STEP: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS NAD VIDEOS (AIVF, New York, 1996)
  • Author, WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD: PRESENTING THE PERFORMING ARTS IN CALIFORNIA (Calif. Arts Council 1989)
  • Articles/ Essays/ Reviews Published By: Grantmakers in the Arts Newsletter, Emmy Magazine, Ford Times, Foundation News, High Performance, Los Angeles Times, Modern Poetry Studies, New York Quarterly, Parenting, Philadelphia Inquirer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Examiner, Toronto Globe & Mail, Videography, Vis-a-Vis (United Airlines) and others.



OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Executive Director, Bay Area Video Coalition, 1983-86
  • Executive Director, The Media Project, 1980-82
  • Managing Director, Portland Dance Theater, 1977-79
  • Project Evaluator, National Endowment for the Arts, 1976
  • English Instructor, Los Angeles Southwest College, 1975
  • Assistant Director, University of Southern California/Semester of the Arts Program, 1973-75




EDUCATION

  • Graduate Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa
  • MA & BA (Cum Laude), English, University of Southern California



HONORS, PRIZES, AWARDS AND PANELS

  • DocAviv Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival 2012, Juror for the International competition, and Presenter
  • Association of Fundraising Professionalsí Fundraising Day 2010 Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker, Drexel University, 2008
  • Speaker, Foundation Centers, New York City and San Francisco, 2008
  • Panelist/Juror: National Endowment for the Arts, Media Arts Program, 13 times between 1982 - 2001; Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Cleveland, OH: General Operating Support for Nonprofit Organizations, 2010; Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Art Organization Development Implementation Panel, 2001; Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, "Artists & Communities: America Creates for the Millennium," Film/Video/Photography selection panel, 1999; NewView 95 Satellite Showcase; Southwest Region Media Arts Fellowship 1991 & 94; Mid-Atlantic Region Media Arts Fellowship 1992; Council on Foundations Film/Video Festival 1985-88; National Alliance of Media Arts Centers (NAMAC) Technical Assistance Grants 1987 & 1988; San Francisco International Film Festival 1987 & 1989; "American Film Committee" for 1984 Summer Olympics; Western States Media Arts Fellowship 1982.
  • Finalist, Dallas Area Rapid Transit VA Hospital Poetry Public Art Competition, 1995
  • Artist/Coordinator, St. Louis MetroLink Arts-in-Transit "Signs of the System" Project, 1991-92
  • Semifinalist, Arts-in-Transit "Art Link" Public Art Competition, St. Louis, 1991
  • Travel Grant, International Public Television Conference (INPUT), Montreal, 1986
  • Speaker: Playback 1996 Video Preservation Round Table, S.F.; National Federation of Local Cable Programmers (NFLCP) Convention, 1982, 1983 & 1986
  • Scholarship, Squaw Valley Screenwriters' Workshop, 1981
  • Fellow, National Endowment for the Arts, Summer 1975
  • Moses Award (Poetry), Univ. of Southern Calif., 1971-72




EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

  • The Stand In, 90-min. dramatic feature starring Danny Glover, directed by Bob Zagone, 1986
  • Council on Foundations' Annual Conference Videotape, directed by Dick Foster, 1988



MISCELLANEOUS

  • Art works exhibited and/or in collections of:
    • Museum of Modern Art (NYC)
    • American Cultural Center (New Delhi, India)
    • Visual Studies Workshop
    • Manhattan Laboratory Museum
    • New Langton Arts
    • Tweed Museum of Art
    • Northwest Artists Workshop
    • California Polytechnic State Univ.
    • Technical Univ. of Nova Scotia
    • Univ. of Hawaii
  • Commentator, NPR's "MARKETPLACE RADIO" program, May 31, 1994. "How to Throw a Fundraising House Party."

Completed Coro Center for Civic Leadership TRAIN THE TRAINER program, San Francisco, 2010

Completed Annie E. Casey Foundation funded SUCCESSION PLANNING FOR NONPROFITS CONSULTANT TRANING, CompassPoint, San Francisco, 2009

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator [MBTI] - Qualified by the Association of Psychological Type [APT] to administer and interpret the MBTI personality instrument to individuals and groups, July 1996

 

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