PCMI Guidelines Rollout 2009

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Presentation for the rollout of grantmaking guidelines for the Philadelphia Cultural Management Initiative, November 2009. See the guidelines document at http://www.pcah.us/management

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PCMI Guidelines Rollout 2009

  1. 1. 2010 PCMI Guidelines Rollout Meeting<br />November, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda:<br /> Pew Center for Arts & Heritage<br /> PCMI Overview<br /> PCMI Goals<br /> PCMI Grants<br />Professional Development<br />Planning Grants<br />Catalyst Grants<br /> Organizational Assessments<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 $6.8 million to 81 organizations over 8 years.<br />Promotes managerial strength in support of programmatic 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 />Better understand their business models.<br />Strengthen strategic behavior that strengthens the business and program drivers of the organization. <br />Implement effective marketing and audience engagement strategies.<br />Improve financial stability.<br />
  6. 6. PCMI Priorities<br />Connecting management and capitalization strategies to artistic goals, continuous program improvement, and effective audience engagement.<br />Integration with PCAH Artistic Initiatives.<br />“Catalytic” and innovative strategies.<br />Bridging management and program “silos.”<br />How will the management project enhance your programmatic excellence and audience engagement?<br />
  7. 7. Professional Development Grants<br />GOAL: To build management 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 (2-3 weeks).<br />
  8. 8. Planning Grants<br />GOAL: To support planning that builds management’s capacity to strengthen program quality and audience engagement.<br />Eligibility: Organizations that have received at least 1 grant from an Artistic Initiative in the last 3 years, or are current PCLP grantees.<br />Grants: Up to $30,000 over one year.<br />Criteria: <br />Quality of proposal<br />Ability to carry out project<br />Impact<br />Panel-adjudicated. LOI by December 11, 2009.<br />
  9. 9. Catalyst Grants<br />GOAL: To support management initiatives that strengthen quality of programs 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 />Impact<br />Panel-adjudicated. LOI by December 11, 2009.<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 how position will be sustained after PCMI grant.<br />Discuss requests for staff support with PCMI 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 self-assessments of artistic quality and management capacity.<br />Eligibility: All arts and heritage 501c3 organizations in the region.<br />No longer a requirement for PCMI eligibility.<br />Organizations may use PCMI’s assessment tool or another tool that examines both artistry and management.<br />PCMI will work with each organization to design the appropriate assessment process.<br />
  12. 12. Next Steps<br />Read the Guidelines and review Application forms.<br />Let the new opportunities and project examples inspire you!<br />Discuss opportunities internally, involving both program and management staff.<br />If you want to submit an LOI for a Planning or Catalyst grant, contact PCMI to set up a meeting.<br />
  13. 13. Questions<br />www.pcah.us/management<br />pcmi@pcah.us<br /> Holly Sidford<br /> Mike Barsanti<br /> Shaneka Dawsonia<br />tel. 267 350 4910<br />

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