Cultural Alliance Blog

All the latest about the Cultural Alliance, our peers, our members, and our industry.


Posted by Alison Zeidman on 12/16/14
Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Kevin Gifford, Associate Director of Development.
Posted on 12/12/14
WHYY will celebrate the launch of their new arts program, Articulate, with Jim Cotter, on Tuesday, January 6th. This event is free to Alliance members.
Posted on 12/12/14
The NEA recently announced their most recent round of grants, including funding for twenty three Alliance members. The NEA awarded $29.1 million in 1,116 grants in three categories: Art Works, Challenge America, and NEA Literature Fellowships in Creative Writing.
Posted by Kelsey Leljedal on 12/10/14 and GroundSwell are partnering on a special promotion for this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 19th, 2015!
Posted by Brittnie Knight on 12/09/14
With holiday cheer we welcome four new Cultural Alliance members this month: Arch Street Press, Project 440, Renaissance Music Theatre Company and Tongue and Groove!
Posted on 12/09/14
A huge thank you to all who contributed to the STAMP #GivingTuesday campaign on December 2. It was a success, and because of our generous donors, STAMP will continue to have a significant impact on the lives of Philadelphia's teens.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 12/01/14
Thank you to the Philadelphia Inquirer for publishing our op ed on #GivingTuesday and STAMP!
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 11/20/14
On November 20, R. Andrew Swinney, President of The Philadelphia Foundation, announced that he will be retiring from the organization on June 30, 2015.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 11/20/14
Recently, our friends at The Wallace Foundation released two very interesting reports that give insight into building arts audiences.Two Cultural Alliance members, Fleisher Art Memorial and The Clay Studio, are highlighted in this report.