2-1 Donation Match Workshops

October 1st or 3rd, attend a Power2Give.org Broward workshop to list your art project for a special 2 to 1 matching program for new donors to your organization.  The workshops will be led by Laura Belcher, national director-power2give.org, on

  • Tuesday, October 1 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. 
  • Thursday, October 3 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

910 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. Belcher will provide an overview of the crowd-source funding platform which offers a unique way for individuals and corporations to make donations and fund specific artistic projects.

To register for a workshop, contact Lois Marino, program coordinator, Business for the Arts of Broward at 954-940-6373 or lmarino@bfabroward.org

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF BROWARD DONATES
$100,000 2:1 MATCHING GRANT TO BUSINESS FOR THE ARTS OF BROWARD
IN SUPPORT OF POWER2GIVE.ORG
2:1 matching grant targets new donors,
expanded audience to support new cultural and arts projects

bfa snIn an effort to attract and encourage new donors, Business for the Arts Broward will facilitate a $100,000 matching grant from the Community Foundation of Broward to support artistic projects by non-profit organizations in Broward County.

Click Here to read Sun-Sentinel article

9-27-13-Sun Sentinel-Crowd-Funding Site for Arts Gets Backing

Non-profit organizations are encouraged to post arts and cultural specific projects to power2give.org/broward. Between October 15 through December 15, any donations made by new donors will be matched 2:1 up to $10,000 by Community Foundation of Broward.

“Business for the Arts of Broward is thrilled to receive this generous contribution from the Community Foundation of Broward,” said Jarett S. Levan, chair of Business for the Arts Broward. “This is an innovative initiative designed to engage new donors. There are so many fantastic organizations in Broward that will benefit from the Community Foundation’s matching grant and at the same time these organizations will have the opportunity to cultivate new audiences. This is a big win for non-profits who are looking to expand their reach in the community.”

“Together with Business for the Arts Broward we want to connect first time donors with an organization that is looking to fund a dynamic new arts program,” said Linda Carter, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Broward.

Landing Page for Power2Give.org

Landing Page for Power2Give.org

Visitors to the site can select a project that interests them and make a donation of as little as $5. With tools and resources for both donors and cultural organizations, power2give.org/broward makes posting, donating and promoting projects convenient and engaging.

For more information or to register for a workshop, contact Lois Marino, program coordinator, Business for the Arts of Broward at 954-940-6373 or lmarino@bfabroward.org.

Power2give.org/broward has been supported with a $75,000 matching grant from the Knight Foundation and an additional $25,000 platform support from the Broward County Cultural Division. Visit http://www.BFABroward.org or http://www.power2give.org/broward for more information.

Sample Broward project page.

Sample Broward project page.

About Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA):
Business for the Arts of Broward is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) engaging business and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of the County’s art and cultural community as well as to recognize the connection between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development. http://www.facebook.com/BFABroward

About Community Foundation of Broward
Founded in 1984, the Community Foundation of Broward’s mission is to provide leadership on community solutions, and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. A public nonprofit organization with more than 450 Charitable Funds and agency endowments representing $160 million, it has distributed $60 million to support community solutions over the past 29 years. For more information about the Community Foundation of Broward, visit cfbroward.org or call 954.761.9503.

About power2give.org:
A project of the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte, N.C., power2give.org empowers donors to give directly to local arts, science and history projects they are passionate about. Nonprofit organizations post projects that are in need of funding. Donors help bring them to life with a gift.

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