Things We Love: The New “A History of Modern Philanthropy” Website

Who knew you could geek out over the history of mankind’s charitable efforts? The new History of Modern Philanthropy website, curated by Jenkintown-based National Philanthropic Trust, covers the major trends in philanthropy from 1500 to the present day, with drop-down menus that let you sort by region of the world, charitable cause and type of philanthropy.

What are the Keys to Strategic Agility When It Comes to Fundraising?

On Wednesday, June 22, the Cultural Alliance hosted "Strategic Agility in Fundraising With Kathy Pearson, Ph.D." in partnership with Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC) and sponsored by DonorSearch.

Building the Future: A Talk with Kathy Hanrahan

Kathy Hanrahan is a Cultural Alliance Board Member and Development Manager of Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation.

Building the Future: A Talk with Amy Scheidegger

Amy Scheidegger is the Founder of Artistic Rebuttal Project and President of Emerging Arts Leaders: Philadelphia.

Two Partnerships to Help Your Fundraising Efforts

At the Cultural Alliance, we've been thinking about the findings from our 2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities research on the importance of individuals for our sector. We're happy to announce two new partnerships—with DonorSearch and AFP-GPC—that can help your fundraising and individual giving efforts.

Local Theater Company Wins $20,000 at Philly Tech Week

Philadelphia, PA—On Friday, April 29, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted its second annual TechniCulture event as part of Philly Tech Week. The core of the event was a competition between local cultural organizations who have been engaged since fall 2015 in the TechniCulture Innovation Residencies, evaluating solutions for their digital needs. The participating organizations (Tiny Dynamite, Christ Church Preservation Trust, and Philadelphia Young Playwrights) each presented their work for a chance to receive $20,000 in funding from The Barra Foundation.

Cultural Alliance and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Award Over $300,000 in Grants

We're pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Program Stream grants! This year the Cultural Alliance and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded $301,803 to 104 organizations, with an average award of $2,880 for general operating support.

What Do We Know About the Next Generation of Donors?

#NextGenDonors is a new research initiative that surveyed and interviewed donors ages 21 to 40 to gain insights on the next generation of major philanthropists. Read our summary and key takeaways.

Meet an Alliancer: Kelli Paul

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 Director of Development Kelli Paul.

Meet an Alliancer: Michael Norris

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 Michael Norris.

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