Fundraising & Development

Blog Post
Posted October 23, 2014
Are you an artist, teacher, or community member looking to apply for the 2015 Picasso Project Grant? Visit Black and Nobel Bookstore (1409 W. Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140) today 4:00 – 5:30PM for workshop assistance on how to apply for the grant.
Blog Post
Posted October 22, 2014
In the presentation for our latest research report, 2014 Portfolio, we talked about the declines in individual giving, and the importance of engaging individual donors at every level, not just at the top--from younger millennials to aging middle class baby boomers who have not been as active in philanthropy.
Blog Post
Posted October 22, 2014
The Weinberg Family Internship Fund is a Donor-Advised Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation. The Fund is offering grants to support nonprofit organizations to provide internship stipends to qualified undergraduate and/or graduate college students. The intent is to provide support for students who might otherwise need to seek paid employment in another industry.
Blog Post
Posted October 14, 2014
$5,000 in PCCY Picasso Project 2015 Arts Grants is available to Philadelphia K-12 public schools.
Blog Post
Posted October 8, 2014
The Surdna Foundation is issuing a request for proposals to individual artists, culture bearers and nonprofit arts organizations. These funds are designed to support projects developed in response to communities’ specific challenges and to support artists and organizations whose long-term, deeply-rooted work has increased social engagement without necessarily being explicitly “activist.” The foundation will consider all artistic disciplines, including cross-disciplinary work.
Blog Post
Posted October 6, 2014
ArtPlace America recently opened the application process for the fifth round of its National Grants Program.
Blog Post
Posted September 8, 2014
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s 2015 project grant guidelines for applications to the Center's Performance and Exhibition & Public Interpretation programs are now available online.
Blog Post
Posted July 21, 2014
You've been hearing a lot of great news from us in regard to the Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) lately...and it just keeps getting better!
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
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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.
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