The Chesterfield arts center, decades in the making, is finally set to break ground this spring.
Over half of nonprofits (54 percent) raised more money in 2018 compared to 2017, according to AFP’s 2018 Year-End Fundraising Survey, while 28 percent raised about the same and 18 percent reported raising less money.
The timing of this article is perfect as Cardinal Newman Academy is celebrating breaking past its $30,000 on-line Christmas Challenge. It’s exciting to see the community support!
Cardinal Newman Academy founder’s seek to fill a niche in private education.
After a $2.1 million capital campaign and nearly two years of renovation efforts, an Art Deco gem in the heart of Ashland is set to reopen Dec. 26.
Before leaving for the long Thanksgiving weekend and after eating fistfuls of gluten-free sweets, 4-year-old Ty Dorion slung his jacket over his shoulders and walked over to the adults.
He was ready to leave after an hour spent carousing around a Faison Center classroom, singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” into a toy microphone and smiling with friends and his little brother.
“Bye, everybody!” he shouted again and again, waving two tiny hands that hold his mother’s heart.
A group of local concert promoters have banded together for a new partnership.
Lucas Fritz and Matt McDonald, owners of the The Broadberry and The Camel, along with long-time promoter Jessica Gordon, The Trigger System, recently launched the Broadberry Entertainment Group…
Broadberry Entertainment will serve as the exclusive booking agent for the Ashland Theatre, a 70-year-old newly renovated venue located at 205 England St. that can seat 300 people. The theater is scheduled to open during the fourth quarter of this year, Fritz said.
Not-for-profits have a new way to get financing.
NPX, a company that is developing a model for nonprofit investment, announced on Tuesday the creation of a financial instrument that ties donations and investments in charities to performance. The idea is the brainchild of Lindsay Beck, a two-time cancer survivor who I wrote about in 2013 and co-founded NPX with Catarina Schwab, and Anna Pinedo, a partner at Mayer Brown.
Earlier this week, the public school crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org, which lets teachers ask for contributions to fund important classroom needs or projects, had 35,647 open campaigns. Now all of them were fulfilled by a $29 million donation from Ripple, a cryptocurrency startup, which contributed that equivalent value in XRP, the digital coin that it uses in transactions.
VNPA is thrilled with the exciting news coming from our client, Ashland Theatre. Something BIG is happening in Ashland!
After a nationwide search, the Ashland Theatre Foundation has named Douglas Love as its new president and chief executive officer. The art deco Ashland Theater at 205 England St. celebrates its 70th year in fall of 2018.