Guidelines Rollout Meeting Sept 14 2010 Final


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Guidelines Rollout Meeting Sept 14 2010 Final

  1. 1. 2011 PCMI Guidelines Information Meeting<br />September 2010<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda:<br /> Pew Center for Arts & Heritage<br /> PCMI Overview<br /> PCMI Goals<br /> PCMI Grants<br />Planning Grants<br />Catalyst Grants<br />Professional Development<br /> Organizational Assessments<br /> Online LOI Form<br /> Next Steps/Process<br /> Questions<br />
  3. 3. PCAH Purpose<br />The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is committed to an arts and heritage ecology that engages broad and diverse communities and is distinguished by excellence, imagination, and courage. The Center seeks to catalyze vision.<br />
  4. 4. PCMI Overview<br />Initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, and part of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.<br />Has awarded over $7.5 million to 95 organizations over 9 years.<br />Promotes organizational change that supports program excellence and effective audience engagement.<br />Collaborates closely with PCAH Artistic Initiatives. <br />Works through panel-adjudicated grants, professional development grants, organizational assessments, and public programming.<br />
  5. 5. PCMI Goals<br />PURPOSE: Support organizational development that propels excellence and continuous improvement in program and audience engagement.<br />PCMI assists organizations to:<br />Plan organizational strategies that will strengthen program and audience engagement.<br />Implement well-conceived organizational plans to strengthen program and audience engagement.<br />Engage in reflective practices that will lead to stronger programming and operations.<br />
  6. 6. PCMI Priorities<br />Support organizational change that will catalyze improvements in program quality and audience engagement.<br />Integrate with PCAH Artistic Initiatives.<br />Encourage “catalytic” and innovative strategies.<br />Bridge program, management and audience “silos.”<br /> How will the proposed planning or organizational change enhance your overall programmatic excellence and audience engagement?<br />
  7. 7. Planning Grants<br />GOAL: To support organizational planning that will strengthen overall program quality and audience engagement.<br />Eligibility: Organizations that have received at least 1 grant from an Artistic Initiative, or support from PCLP, in the last 3 years.<br />Grants: Up to $30,000 over one year.<br />Criteria: <br />Quality of proposal<br />Potential impact<br />Panel-adjudicated. Online LOI by October 22, 2010.<br />
  8. 8. Catalyst Grants<br />GOAL: To support organizational development initiatives that will strengthen program quality and audience engagement, and have potential to transform organizational capacity.<br />Eligibility: Organizations that have received at least 2 grants from the Artistic Initiatives in the last 5 years, or are current PCLP grantees.<br />Grants: Up to $150,000 over 2 years.<br />Criteria:<br />Quality of proposal<br />Ability to carry out project<br />Potential impact<br />Panel-adjudicated. Online LOI by October 22, 2010.<br />
  9. 9. Professional Development Grants<br />GOAL: To build organizational skills that will strengthen program <br /> quality and audience engagement.<br />Eligibility: All arts and heritage 501c3’s in the region.<br />Grants: Up to $10,000 in one calendar year.<br />Criteria: <br />Clarity of need (“why this, why now?”)<br />Appropriateness of project to achieve goal <br />Likelihood of impact on organization and programs <br />Quality of consultant or training program<br />Rolling deadline, quick turnaround (6-8 weeks)<br />Online application form<br />
  10. 10. Please Note<br />Staff positions:<br />Staff costs will be permitted where they will be catalytic. <br />For new or upgraded positions, applicant must define term of position, qualifications, and – if appropriate – how position will be sustained after PCMI grant.<br />Discuss requests for staff support with PCMI staff prior to application.<br />Ineligible costs:<br />Permanent equipment<br />Capital improvements<br />Debt reduction<br />Endowments<br />
  11. 11. Organizational Assessment<br />GOAL: To support organizational self-assessments that address program quality, audience engagement and management capacity.<br />Eligibility: All arts and heritage 501c3 organizations in the region.<br />Not a requirement for PCMI eligibility.<br />Organizations may use PCMI’s assessment tool or another tool that examines program quality, audiences and management strength.<br />PCMI will work with each organization to design the appropriate assessment process.<br />
  12. 12. Online LOI<br />All Planning and Catalyst grant applications must be submitted online.<br />
  13. 13. Next Steps<br />Read the Guidelines.<br />Let the new opportunities and project examples inspire you!<br />Discuss opportunities internally, involving both program and management staff.<br />Review online LOI forms well before October 22. Contact PCMI with questions or to set up a meeting.<br />
  14. 14. Contact Information<br /><br /><br /> Holly Sidford, Senior Advisor<br /> Mike Barsanti, Senior Program Specialist<br /> Shaneka Dawsonia, Senior Program Associate<br />tel. 267 350 4910<br />