Webinar Recap: Better Together - Loyalty, Collaboration, and Community in Philadelphia

The Cultural Alliance and TRG Arts teamed up in May to present a free webinar on the key findings and takeaways from our 2014 Patron Loyalty Study. If you missed the presentation, you can watch a video of the webinar and download a copy of the original report.

Cost-Effective Direct Mailing with Audience Analytics

With 2.8 million unique households and over 4 million customer records, Audience Analytics allows you to create lists focusing on your selected demographics, clean up your customer lists and identify the sector's most active participants and cross-consumers.

Recap: Project Stream Information Session

Over 45 potential Project Stream applicants attended the grant writing workshop and information session on June 2. Find resources from the event here.

Cultural Alliance Launches Teen Arts & Culture Internship Program with WorkReady, Bloomberg Philanthropies

May 28, Philadelphia, PA -- Today during STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) on the Parkway, a blockbuster event for Philadelphia teens presented by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy announced a landmark new program for teen workforce development.

Learn More About Direct Mail List Sharing with Audience Analytics

Direct mailing lists are a great way to target new patrons, but are often pricey. Audience Analytics is a cost-effective tool that offers its users a chance to collaborate with fellow organizations throughout the sector, and exchange lists of active cultural participants.

Recap: #ArtsGrowthChat

Thanks to everyone who participated in our #ArtsGrowthChat! We covered a lot of ground over a variety of the issues and questions raised by the latest research report from the William Penn Foundation (Capitalization, Scale, and Investment: Does Growth Equal Gain?) and our own 2014 Portfolio report, and we'll definitely be thinking of ways that we can keep the discussions and discovery going offline.

Join the #ArtsGrowthChat on Wednesday, February 18

The latest research report from the William Penn Foundation (Capitalization, Scale, and Investment: Does Growth Equal Gain?) examines how 160 Philadelphia cultural groups are coping with the challenges of maintaining and expanding operations despite the current philanthropic environment. Join us on Wednesday, February 18, for a Twitter Chat from 1-2pm to discuss some of the issues raised by the report.

Comings and Goings Among Cultural Leaders

In addition to the Cultural Alliance's own leadership transition, 2015 has already seen several other shifts in executive leadership affecting the cultural community.

New William Penn Foundation Study Highlights Criteria for Sustainability

The latest research report from the William Penn Foundation ("Capitalization, Scale, and Investment: Does Growth Equal Gain?") examines how 160 Philadelphia cultural groups are coping with the challenges of maintaining and expanding operations despite the current economic environment—marked by decreased corporate and foundational support—and ever-increasing competition from the growing number of organizations.

Grant Opportunity: PNC Arts Alive

As announced at our 2014 Annual Meeting in October, PNC will continue Arts Alive funding for 2015 and 2016. The grant application for year seven is open as of Monday, January 5.

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