New Passport Participant!

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We’re so pleased that the Kettering Rosewood Arts Gallery and the Kettering Children’s Theatre have joined our Passport Program!  Passport members can receive Buy One – Get One FREE tickets to the first Sunday performance of the Children’s Theatre productions – the season will be announced soon. In addition, Passport Members will receive 5% off their purchase at the Rosewood … Read More

power2give update

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power2give has been live for over six weeks now, and several of our participating non-profits have had great success with their projects! Over 380 individual donations have been made Over $67,000 has been raised through a combination of individual donations and the generous matching grants provided by the Dayton Power & Light Foundation and the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural … Read More

Culture Works is a Finalist for the 2014 BBB Eclipse Integrity Award

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  Culture Works is proud to announce that we are one of three finalists for the Better Business Bureau’s Eclipse Integrity Award in the Nonprofit Category, for the second year in a row!  We are honored to be considered for this award again, and are in excellent company with the Humane Society of Greater Dayton and Habitat for Humanity of … Read More

Workplace Giving Campaigns Off and Running

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April is the start of a busy Workplace Campaign season and several organizations have already kicked off their campaigns.  Fidelity Healthcare, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Kroger Stores, KeyBank, and Sinclair Community College are all in the midst of their giving campaigns.  We appreciate our hardworking Workplace Coordinators and their teams: Fidelity Healthcare – Jackie Isaacs Boonshoft Museum of Discovery … Read More

power2give update!

catapultEvents, Latest News, News for the Dayton Region has been LIVE for 2 weeks! We launched for the Dayton Region 2 weeks ago on Thursday March 6th with 35 projects. So far, we have had 5 great projects get fully funded and we have 4 projects already over the 50% funded mark! Congratulations to the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, Gem City Ballet, … Read More


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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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