Cultural Alliance Blog

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


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.
Posted by Erin De Rosa on 11/14/14
Providing fully-accessible programming for participants with disabilities is a great step towards including everyone in a community.
Posted by Rashanda E. Freeman on 11/14/14
Join GroundSwell at Lenfest Plaza in front of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Saturday, November 22 to star in the GroundSwell promotional video! The video will feature five distinct scenes that represent what GroundSwell stands for: cultural engagement, clean parks, arts education, community performance and the strength of our movement.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 11/14/14
Posted on 11/10/14
On December 2, 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.
Posted by Tracy Buchanan on 11/07/14
Has your organization used technology to overcome business or engagement challenges? Have you taken an innovative, tech-focused approach to audience/visitor engagement, fundraising, customer management, marketing, communication, business or operational management? If so, we want to hear your story!
Posted by John McInerney on 11/07/14
Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading national nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, has named PECO (a Cultural Alliance partner) to the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts. PECO was one of 10 U.S. companies honored for their exceptional commitment to the arts through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships and board membership.
Posted by John McInerney on 11/07/14
The Cultural Alliance has partnered with the Mayor's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) to provide city employees access to Funsavers half-price discounted tickets. City employees will receive offers in their monthly city newsletter, and offers will be promoted on OACCE's website at