Providing affordable shared management resources to arts and heritage organizations and creative professionals.
Secured nonprofit tax-exempt status for the Marinus Ensemble in just four months.
Assisted in raising more than $600,000 for Partners for Sacred Places new initiative "Arts in Sacred Places."
Developed and managed the $1.2 million Hidden City Festival 2009, which reached over 10,000 visitors.
Led the planning and development of Hidden City Philadelphia from one-time festival to sustainable organization.
Incubated the online Hidden City Daily magazine, publishing 30 articles for more than 5,000 readers each week.
Helped Hidden City Philadelphia win a $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant in 2011.
Researched and designed the groundbreaking new national initiative "Arts in Sacred Places" for Partners for Sacred Places.
Designed projects and helped organizations secure $380,000 in Knight Arts Challenge grants to date.
Developed a Strategic Business Plan for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, leading to key new programs and vision.
Our planning led to the design of the Historical Society's "History Affiliates" a new support program for the history field.
Facilitated the first shared arts governance structure in Philadelphia for Choral Arts and the Bach Festival.
What We Believe
Size doesn’t matter. Your vision and work are valuable to our creative ecology.
A small fish is just as important as a big fish in the ecology of our pond. The scale of your operation isn’t important, only the strength of your vision and will to realize it matters.
Being happy and having choices are important to your work.
Support seems scarce, competition fierce, and choice limited. But resources abound. Our job is to remove silos and barriers. You’ve got options. Be happy.
Resilience is the key to your health, happiness, and sustainability.
Darwin said, “It’s not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the wisest, but the one most adaptable to change.” We agree. Adaptability is the core of resilience.
Curiosity, conversation, and collaboration are essential to becoming resilient.
The free exchange of ideas, insight, and constructive criticism are the basis of learning and leadership. Join our growing community of multidisciplinary makers and thinkers.
Advice and strategy are useful, getting your work done is transformational.
We help you get your work done through relentless, roll-up-the-sleeves execution, mixed with expertise, strategic savvy, insider knowledge, and a big picture view.
Practical thinking solves more problems than any best practice or model.
We deliver pragmatic, efficient, immediately affordable solutions that are never more or less than what you need. Don’t get bogged down. Lets solve the problem now.