Fundraising & Development

Press Release
Posted January 10, 2014
Today the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance announced $92,372 in grants to be distributed to 62 arts groups and artists in the Greater Philadelphia five-county region at an award ceremony held at PECO's offices in Center City.
Blog Post
Posted January 2, 2014
January 20th, 2014 marks 1 year since we first launched GroundSwell to "do something good for a change" in Greater Philly, and it's also the 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! Join us at RUBA Club (414 Green Street, Philadelphia)* to celebrate GroundSwell and party the night away after your day of service projects and volunteer work!
Blog Post
Posted December 11, 2013
On Tuesday, December 3, people across the country (and even the world) paused to give back to their communities as part of the #GivingTuesday movement.
Blog Post
Posted December 11, 2013
A huge thank you to all who contributed to the STAMP #GivingTuesday campaign on December 3!! It was a tremendous success and, because of our generous donors, STAMP will have a significant impact on the lives of Philadelphia's teens.
Blog Post
Posted December 1, 2013
Blog Post
Posted November 18, 2013
STAMP gives access to museums & cultural activities FREE to Philly's 68,000 teens. Each pass costs about $10. Give STAMP. Give creativity.
Blog Post
Posted November 18, 2013
On December 3, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, nonprofit organizations across the nation will be participating in #GivingTuesday, encouraging their communities to give back during the rush of the holidays.
Blog Post
Posted November 15, 2013
We've partnered with WealthEngine to create Donor Analytics, which provides Cultural Alliance members with a discounted rate for a yearlong subscription to one of WealthEngine's online donor prospect research tools. As you may already know, WealthEngine helps organizations effectively identify individuals with the net worth, income, lifestyle and affinity to become their next top donor or customer.
Blog Post
Posted October 30, 2013

Speed Read features Philly names from local media, arts, sports and politics, who speed rapidly through Dr. Seuss books in a fun and frequently funny contest, all to raise funds to buy new books for kids in need. This year’s event is Thursday evening, November 7th and it takes place at the Union League in Philadelphia. 

Blog Post
Posted September 16, 2013

The application process for a new year of PNC Arts Alive grants is now open!  PNC Arts Alive grants are available to visual and performing arts organizations and are intended to help them expand audience participation and engagement.

Blog Post
Posted September 4, 2013

In an article in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, Peter Dobrin reports that the Please Touch board approved a decision to stop making annual debt payments on the $60 million in bonds that it issued to fund its move to Memorial Hall. UPDATE: Please Touch Musuem has issued a statement.

Blog Post
Posted August 15, 2013

The Cultural Fund's website is up and running with current guidelines and the applications. 

Blog Post
Posted August 5, 2013

The PNC Foundation has announced a 1-year extension to its PNC Arts Alive progarm for Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

Blog Post
Posted July 15, 2013

Fairmount Ventures, Inc, is seeking to support a small, innovative nonprofit organization that benefits the Greater Philadelphia region by providing strategic consulting services in the areas of: strategic alignment, programmatic assessment, and resource development on a pro bono basis.

Professional Development Event
Posted May 16, 2013

This fast-paced session introduces you to a systematic model for building sustainable funding for your mission. Learn to leave a legacy of passionate, lifelong, individual donors as you tailor the Benevon® Model to your organization. Advance registration is required as space is limited; please go to www.benevon.com/intros/register-philadelphia to register with Benevon.

Professional Development Event
Posted May 8, 2013

Fiscal sponsorship has long been a solution to provide individual artists and unorganized projects access to tax-exempt status so they can raise funds. There is another approach—Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship (CFS)—that can provide not just artists but also organizations more efficient, affordable, and permanent management resources—accounting, compliance, insurances, contracting, project management, and more. Join us to learn about this approach and how it might benefit you.

Professional Development Event
Posted May 2, 2013

Up and Coming Generations of Donors Are Ready to Play It Big, Are You Prepared to Engage and Embrace Them?

Professional Development Event
Posted April 29, 2013

Join us for an engaging and interactive workshop guaranteed to give you the information, tools and tangible takeaways you need to maximize results with limited resources! You’ll learn to:

- Create and expand your network of individual donors

- Fundraise effectively on a shoestring budget

- Successfully plan and execute special events that deliver expected results

 

Lunch will be provided.

Facilitator: Mazda Miles, CMM - President of Perfection Events

 

Professional Development Event
Posted April 2, 2013
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