[[email protected]] Fundraising Beyond Grants

By CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia (other events)

Monday, November 13 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Vision Driven Artists and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month we will:

  • Learn the language of fundraising 
  • Maximize opportunities beyond grants to support your work
  • Create a list of actual fundraising ideas for your project

presented by Brittany Campese (VDA) & Jamaine Smith (CultureWorks)

Light refreshments catered by foodeveryonedeserves.

Artists and cultural workers of all experience levels are encouraged to attend.

Free for CultureWorks & PACA members. $5 for the public. Maximum capacity 20. Registration required. Please only register if you plan to attend in-person.

A portion of the event will be livestreamed via Periscope starting at 6pmET. The live broadcast link will be posted to our social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). Anyone can watch, although you will need to login with a Twitter, Facebook or Google account to comment & ask questions. Please note that all workshops include hands-on activities and opportunities for direct feedback that online participants will not receive.

Attendees agree to have their photograph taken and their likeness used in future promotional materials.

Space is wheelchair accessible. There is a unisex, accessible bathroom. Please contact us via the email link below regarding additional accommodations. We can provide childcare, ASL or language interpretation upon request with at least two weeks notice (by Oct 30).


about [email protected]

Vision Driven Artists is bringing their monthly capacity-building workshops to CultureWorks. Each month will cover a different topic and feature local guest speakers, panelists, and facilitators who will share expertise, resources and opportunities. All workshops will be open to the public, but tailored to the needs of the CultureWorks community.

upcoming workshops

NOV:    Fundraising Beyond Grants

DEC:    2018 Planning

JAN:    Grant Writing Part I

FEB:    Grant Writing Part II

MAR:   Social Media & Marketing

APR:    Crowdfunding

MAY:    Individual Donor Development

JUN:    Building & Maintaining Partnerships

JUL:    Setting & Measuring Goals



about Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Artists (VDA) exists to put more resources and opportunities into the hands of Philadelphia-based artists and arts organizations, with a specific focus and emphasis on supporting systematically marginalized artists and communities. We offer free/low-cost workshops, fundraising support, organizational consulting, and resource sharing opportunities.


about foodeveryonedeserves

J.A. Harris is a Black, Queer, Femme cook who lives and resides in Philadelphia, PA. Her project, foodeveryonedeserves, strives to fuel the important work of community building by providing radical organizations, businesses & individuals with flexible & alternative food options for events and everyday living.


about CultureWorks

CultureWorks is a management commons for arts, heritage, and creative communities. We are a platform for sharing the human capital, space, technology, systems, policies, and practices that cultural workers need to flourish, whether as an individual or as an organization.

We serve more than 200 members—including ~80 fiscally sponsored projects—who access our services at below market rates. Basic membership includes access to shared workspace, flexible staffing, advisory services and classes to support a wide range of management functions. It is one piece of a broader offering that includes fiscal management, HR, insurance and a nonprofit umbrella through our fiscal sponsorship program, and—coming soon—a shared marketing and fundraising team. We provide equitable access to management resources for the makers and preservers of culture.

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CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia

Mailing Address

1315 Walnut Street Suite 320