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The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC) and The Pittsburgh Foundation will sponsor a giving event called ArtDOG (Arts Day of Giving) for local arts organizations. In order to participate, an Arts Organization must be a 501c3 nonprofit-organization with a current profile on PittsburghGives and be a member in good standing of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council by September 25, 2014.

ArtDOG will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 6:00 a.m. ET until 12:00 a.m. (Midnight) ET.  This is an 18-hour event, during which all donations will be partially matched from a stretch pool.

The following organizations are eligible to receive partially-matched donations during ArtDOG:

  • ACH Clear Pathways
  • Alia Musica Pittsburgh
  • Allegheny Brass Band
  • Allegheny County Parks Foundation
  • Alumni Theater Company
  • American Jewish Museum
  • Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
  • Art Expression, Inc.
  • Artists and Craftsmens Guild, Inc - North Hills Art Center
  • artists image resource
  • Arts Education Collaborative
  • ArtUp (Artists Upstairs)
  • Assemble
  • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
  • Attack Theatre
  • Autumn House Press
  • Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
  • Balmoral School of Piping and Drumming
  • Bodiography Contemporary Ballet
  • Bricolage
  • Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center - B MNECC
  • Butler County Historical Society
  • Calliope House Inc.
  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
  • Chamber Music Pittsburgh
  • Chatham Baroque
  • Children's Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh
  • Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  • ChoreoNova
  • City of Asylum/Pittsburgh
  • City Theatre Company
  • Corningworks
  • Denis Theater Foundation
  • Dreams of Hope
  • East Winds Symphonic Band
  • Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
  • Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc.
  • Focus on Renewal
  • Friends of the Hollywood Theater
  • Gateway to the Arts
  • Gemini Theater Company 
  • Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
  • Greensburg Civic Theatre
  • Guiding Star Dance Foundation
  • Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh, Inc.
  • Heinz History Center
  • Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT)
  • Hill House Association
  • Hillman Center for Performing Arts at Shadyside Academy
  • hobnob theatre co
  • Incidental Chamber Players
  • Indiana Arts Council
  • JFilm
  • Kaufmann Center Hill House Association
  • Kelly Strayhorn Theater
  • Kente Arts Alliance
  • Latrobe Art Center
  • Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
  • Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG Jazz)
  • Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG Youth and Arts)
  • Mary Miller Dance Company
  • McKeesport Little Theater
  • Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
  • Mon River Arts
  • New Hazlett Theater
  • North Suburban Symphonic Band
  • Off The Wall Productions
  • Office of Public Art
  • Opera Theater Pittsburgh
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Inc.
  • PICT Classic Theatre
  • Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures
  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
  • Pittsburgh Camerata
  • Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts/Filmmakers
  • Pittsburgh CLO
  • Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV)
  • Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
  • Pittsburgh Concert Society
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
  • Pittsburgh Film Office
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center
  • Pittsburgh Irish Festival                  
  • Pittsburgh Mandolin Society
  • Pittsburgh Musical Theater
  • Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
  • Pittsburgh New Works Festival
  • Pittsburgh Opera
  • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
  • Pittsburgh Philharmonic
  • Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company
  • Pittsburgh Public Theater
  • Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra
  • Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Prime Stage Theatre
  • QM Productions Inc.
  • Quantum Theatre
  • Renaissance & Baroque
  • Renaissance City Choir - Pittsburgh Gay Chorus
  • Renaissance City Winds
  • River City Brass Band
  • Rivers of Steel
  • Senator John Heinz History Center
  • Silk Screen: Asian Arts Organization
  • Silver Eye Center for Photography
  • SLB Radio Productions, Inc.
  • Society for Contemporary Craft
  • Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
  • Sounds of Pittsburgh Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, Inc.
  • South Hills Chorale
  • South Park Theatre
  • STAGE 62
  • Stage Right
  • Steeltown Entertainment Project
  • StorySwap
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • Texture Contemporary Ballet
  • The Frick Art & Historical Center
  • The Legacy Arts Project Inc.
  • The Sprout Fund
  • Three Rivers Ringers
  • Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras
  • TJ Arts
  • Touchstone Center for Crafts
  • Tuesday Musical Club
  • Undercroft Opera
  • Union Project
  • University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts
  • Unleashed Fund for Artists
  • Unseam'd Shakespeare Company
  • WESA 90.5
  • Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival
  • Westmoreland Museum of American Art
  • Women In Film and Media
  • WQED Multimedia
  • WYEP 91.3
  • YMCA Lighthouse Project

ArtDOG Rules and Requirements

1) All donations during that 18-hour period will receive a pro-rated portion of the stretch pool. 

2)  Only MasterCard or Visa credit card donations received through www.pittsburghgives.org during the 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. period  on October 2, 2014 will count towards the match percentage.  No donations via check, charitable gift cards, pre-paid gift cards, cash or stock will be accepted.  Our apologies, but American Express cannot be accepted at this time.   The cardholder must make the donation; no donations will be accepted by third parties.

3) Each gift is 100% tax deductible.  The credit card charge will display as a donation to ”The Pittsburgh Foundation” on the donor’s credit card statement.  The Pittsburgh Foundation reserves the right to refund the donation for any reason.

4) The minimum gift per organization is $15. The match is capped at $1,000 per donor per organization and will be verified by donor name and credit card number. The Foundation will run reports by credit card number, name and address to ensure that the match is capped at $1,000 per donor per organization. Only gifts of $1,000 or less per donor per organization will be counted towards the stretch pool. A donor may give to as many organizations as they like, in any amount over $15.

5) Organizations are prohibited from donating to themselves.   A Donor is defined as an individual or corporation/business.  Each nonprofit will receive one (1) check  within 60 days of the event’s end.  All gifts are for operating support; they may not be used to fulfill pledges nor be directed to named or capital projects.

Nonprofit Eligibility Requirements to Participate


The nonprofit organization must be a 501c3 public, arts and culture nonprofit organization in good standing with the IRS and provide services in the 10-county Western Pennsylvania region and;

Have a current published portrait on www.pittsburghgives.org by September 25, 2014.  Portrait must consist of current contact/staff/board information and the organization’s Guidestar profile must have current financial information (2013 990, 990N or postcard; audit/financial statement must be posted to portrait if organization is not required to file a 990) and;

Be a member in good standing of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC).

Nonprofit organizations that wish to participate can contact us through this site in order to start and complete a profile by September 25, 2014.

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