Behind-the-Scenes of an Arts Org

April 4, 2010 in Uncategorized by admin

Want to know what’s going on behind-the-scenes of your favorite arts org? We have 24 Behind-the-Scenes Podcasts up!
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(click here if you can’t see the Flash box above. Click title of video to expand/see next podcast).
We’re Officially a Non-Profit!
(Yeah, that probably means we’ll be even more poor. But at least we’re tax-deductible)
For the last few years, Project Twenty1 has been operating under the umbrella of the International House Philadelphia, a 501(c)3 company. The reason many organizations (and individuals!) operate under a fiscal sponsors is in order to receive charitable contributions and apply to a small pool of grants that are unavailable to individuals or for-profits. With the help of our legal advisor Alex Levit of ReedSmith, LLP and Ryan Leib of Keystone Wealth Management, we passed through the first phase of paperwork that has made us our very own 501(c)3 company! That means, as of yesterday, Project Twenty1 is 100% owned by the community. ::sniff:: Our little baby is growing up! It’s still going to be a massive flurry of paperwork to receive tax-exempt status and develop the rest of our board, but we’re excited!

Want to Be a Part of the Behind-the-Scenes?
Stay tuned for a lot postings in the coming weeks related to Project Twenty1 volunteer opportunities. Since our org is 100% volunteers,  over the next few months, we will need the following folks to come on our to our Norristown Office:

-Event coordinators
-Graphic Designers
-Video Editors
-Writers/Bloggers
-Marketing Specialists
-Grant Writers
-Sponsorship Coordinators
-Administrative Assistance (Bookkeeping, Scanning)
-Norristown Arts Hill Event Staff (April 24)

We’re making the list of “things-to-do”, so you’ll hear more details about these positions soon, but in the meantime, get your resume’s ready so you can join our team, make a difference (and maybe even earn some college credit over the summer).