First established in 2013, the purpose of this partnership is to grow the collective capacity and impact of Erie’s non-profit cultural economy. To participate in this partnership, an organization must:
Be headquartered in Erie County and understand that funding must be directed to projects that benefit Erie County
Have a mission statement that emphasizes arts and culture, with a focus on:
Be voted into partnership by existing Partners and Erie Arts & Culture’s Board of Trustees
If an organization is interested in being named a Partner, they must submit a written Letter of Intent to:
Erie Arts & Culture
Board of Trustees
23 W 10th Street, Suite 200
Erie, PA 16501
To support an enriched life for all, Erie Arts & Culture and its Partners commit to championing policies and practices of cultural equity that empower a just, inclusive, and equitable region. We recognize that many existing systems of power grant privilege and access unequally, and that equity is crucial to the long-term viability of both the arts and culture sector and communities-at-large. In support of this commitment, we will:
Vision and Strategy
Marketing and Communication
Position Downtown Erie as a cultural destination.
Fundraising and Development
Grow annual United Arts Fund.