Each year, Art-Reach produces 100-150 performances and hands-on workshops in human service agencies, schools, hospitals, and elderly homes. Despite an expressed desire from participating organizations for more of these on-site, participatory events, Art-Reach has seen a decrease in attendance over the past five years. Working with Fairmount Ventures, the organization will evaluate its in-facility program offerings to better understand which types of cultural events are of the greatest interest and relevance to its target audiences, collecting feedback from members, artists, and Art-Reach staff to determine a new financial model and to develop new ideas for piloting and testing. 1
- 1. Management grants, through the Philadelphia Cultural Management Initiative, were awarded through 2013 following which a new funding category, Advancement grants, was introduced to support substantial long-term organizational development.