catapultEvents, Latest News, News

Culture Works celebrated the launch of power2give/Dayton Region with a prelaunch party at the Dayton Art Institute on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. It was  a great turnout of representatives from non-profit organizations, business leaders, donors, and elected officials.  Our site was “live” at 6pm that evening, and guests could donate to the project of their choice using iPad tablets (loaned courtesy … Read More

‘Tis the (Workplace Giving) Season!

catapultEvents, Latest News, News

March is a busy month for Workplace Giving Campaigns for the Arts.  This first week, we had three long-time workplace sites kick off their campaigns – Fifth Third Bank, Sibcy Cline Realtors, and Messer Construction. At Fifth Third, employee donations have already been significant!  Fifth Third is offering an “Angel Day off” for donation pledges at a specific level, which … Read More

Culture that Connects

catapultLatest News, News

Culture Works kicked off its 40th anniversary on Nov. 14 with the release of the economic impact study results as the first phase of Culture Connects 20/20, a cultural planning process for the Dayton region. Representatives from arts organizations, educational institutions and the media joined Culture Works’ donors, community leaders and elected officials at the Loft Theatre to learn more … Read More

Culture Works To Roll Out Crowdfunding Model

catapultLatest News, News

When over 120 nonprofit professionals show up for an 8:30am meeting on a frigid morning, you know there’s something major about to happen. That was the scenario on January 23rd when Culture Works introduced an online giving model, power2give, designed to connect donors with projects they are passionate about, at a breakfast meeting at the CareSource Headquarters in Downtown Dayton. … Read More

Culture Works Congratulates Governor’s Award Recipients

catapultLatest News, News

Neil Sheri

Culture Works congratulates Sheri “Sparkle” Williams and Neil Gittleman, both recipients of the Governor’s Awards for the Arts that will be presented in Columbus on May 21, 2014. Acclaimed Dayton Contemporary Dance Company dancer Sheri “Sparkle” Williams will receive the individual artist award and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman will receive the award for community development … Read More

Holiday Performance at Wright Patterson Air Force Base

catapultEvents, Latest News


For the past three years, Culture Works has supported a holiday performance at Wright Patterson Air Force Base each December as part of our Focus on the Arts Program. This initiative has grown each year, and the 2013 performance on December 4, was the best yet! Colonel Cassie Barlow, Base Commander, introduced the artists participating in the program which included … Read More

Culture Works Has Moved!

catapultLatest News

Culture Works Staffs

The Board and Staff of Culture Works hosted an Open House on December 5th, to introduce the community to the new first floor location in the Premier Health Center, at 110 North Main Street. A total of more than 100 supporters braved the threat of an ice storm that evening to see the new location, and enjoy pizza and beer … Read More