The match pool will contain between $475,000-500,000 from The Heinz Endowments, The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Hillman Foundation, The Buhl Foundation, The Benedum Foundation and The Grable Foundation. Every organization that receives donations during the match period will receive a portion of the match. The matching dollars will be pro-rated.
Donors will have 24 hours to give. Only credit card gifts through PittsburghGives.org will be eligible for matching funds. No gifts from checks, cash, gift card redemptions, or donor-advised fund grants will be eligible for matching funds.Minimum gift eligible for match: $15
Maximum gift to a single organization: $10,000
Each participating organization is eligible to receive funds with no maximum limit for the organization. Organizations are prohibited from donating to themselves.
Participating organizations will receive pre- and post-event surveys which they must complete and return. Organizations are also required to report gift results including size of donor pool, average gift size, number of new donors, total amount of gifts received from returning donors.
Should have posted and hyped this much earlier--partly I didn't because I wanted to hype the great Kickstarter project by Fleeting Pages (only donations to registered Non Profit Arts Orgs in the region are eligable)
Please remember many of the less known and smaller arts organizations in The region--as well as the larger ones. A few suggestions of some you might not think of.
Future Tenant (not sure why website is down)
Artists Image Resource
The Waffle Shop
The Braddock Carnegie Library Arts Program
City Of Asylum, Pittsburgh
The Manchester Craftman's Guild, Youth and Arts Programs
The Silver Eye Center For Photography
Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival
The Union Project
Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
The Sprout Fund
The Westmoreland Museum Of Art