Fundraising & Development

Blog Post
Posted July 15, 2014
Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) just released a Request for Proposals to fund up to 8 creative placemaking projects in West and North Eastern Philadelphia, with grants of up to $7,500 each. The deadline to apply is September 5, 2014.
Blog Post
Posted June 30, 2014
Is your organization implementing a new program that will have a significant positive impact on your community? Submit an application for a 21st Century Solutions grant!
Blog Post
Posted June 17, 2014

On June 16, the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants to Philadelphia arts and culture organizations. The list includes 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 Project Grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement Grants of $500,000 each.
Blog Post
Posted May 23, 2014

Take advantage of this funding opportunity for regional artists!

Blog Post
Posted May 13, 2014
Access to simulcast opera, ballet and theater performances, holiday events, and 30-second video art installations in city taxis are among the plans of 21 arts organizations and four service partners receiving grants totaling $1 million from the PNC Foundation through PNC Arts Alive. For the sixth straight year, PNC will contribute $1 million to arts groups large and small in its Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey region. The grants cover a wide range of disciplines, audiences and participatory experiences.
Blog Post
Posted April 29, 2014
In partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), the Cultural Alliance administers two grant programs:
Blog Post
Posted April 18, 2014
Blog Post
Posted April 17, 2014
Philadelphia is a case in point why, on so many levels, donors “invest” in nonprofit arts and culture organizations. Whether it is the Constitution Center or the Philadelphia Orchestra, these institutions promote tourism, help local merchants, create jobs, and grow the local economy. That’s to say nothing of how the arts can stir souls, broaden horizons, educate the heart and mind, and create new life opportunities.
Blog Post
Posted April 9, 2014
Franklin Forum is the premier, one-day educational and networking event for Development Professionals in the Philadelphia area. Drawing more than 400 individuals each year, the Franklin Forum offers new perspectives to development professionals and fundraising volunteers working on behalf of nonprofit organizations of all sizes and types.
Blog Post
Posted February 4, 2014
Members of theGreater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance are entitled a $130 registration discount to the National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference: Thursday, March 20 - Saturday, March 22, 2014 presented by Arts Reach at the Kimmel Center on the campus of New York University in New York City.
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. 

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