Fundraising & Financing

For most arts organizations, the success of a facilities project will hinge on your ability to amass the required capital.  For non-profit arts organizations, this is done through a combination of fundraising – depending on the scale of the renovation, via a capital campaign or a specially targeted annual campaign –and through other types of funding and financing.

Though it is unusual for arts organizations to consider going into long-term debt for facilities projects, loans can be useful for short–term and bridge financing through the pledge payment period of a capital campaign to help manage cash-flow during construction and to spread the cost of building improvements over several years.

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