Paid Surveyors Needed for the 2017 'Arts, Culture and Economic Prosperity' Report

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance needs to collect 2,000 patron surveys at local arts and cultural organizations. Become a surveyor and help document the amazing impact that arts and culture has in our region!

New Study Shows Changing Preferences for Orchestra Audiences

Anecdotal evidence has pointed to declines in orchestra subscription sales for some time, so the League of American Orchestras recently undertook a data-driven study of subscription trends.

Top 10 Cultural Alliance Moments of 2015

2015 was a busy year at the Cultural Alliance. Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments!

Key Takeaway from "Introducing DataArts" Workshop: Don't Wait to Submit

On Tuesday, December 8, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted a workshop presented by the Cultural Data Project to introduce its new name and platform, DataArts. The new Cultural Data Profile (CDP) will be launched in January, but if you have an important deadline do not wait to complete your CDP!

Recap: #PHLArtsData Twitter Chat

Thanks to everyone who participated in our #PHLArtsData Twitter chat today!

Join our #PHLArtsData Chat on December 3!

Ready for another Cultural Alliance Twitter chat? This month's topic is #PHLArtsData! Join us on Thursday, December 3 from 11am-Noon to talk about how your organization can use data and research to make the most impact with your work.

What Does Philadelphia's Growing Millennial Population Mean for Arts & Culture Nonprofits?

Millennials, or individuals born between 1980 and 2000, now account for the largest generation in the American workforce. Currently 1 in 3 workers are millennials, and by 2025 they will account for about 3 in 4 workers.

2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities

2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities is the Alliance’s first national report, covering the activities of 5,502 organizations in 11 metros: Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Twin Cities, and Washington DC.

National Nonprofit Arts & Culture Sector Recovering from Recession Despite Declines in Contributed Income

Across 11 major metro regions, cultural attendance increased 3% from 2009 to 2012, reaching 210 million people annually. Overall revenues for arts and culture increased 7%, but contributed revenue, a critical source of support, declined 3.5% due to drops in individual, government and corporate support.

How Research Can Help You Find New Donors

In a new research report, Money for Good 2015, the Camber Collective asserts that with better knowledge of donor preferences, there is a $47 billion opportunity to increase and shift charitable giving.