Helping the Community

Funding the Arts

Montgomery McCracken assisted The Philadelphia Foundation in creating the Regional Performing Arts Center and Resident Companies Support Fund at the Foundation with contributions from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Lenfest Foundation and The Annenberg Foundation. The $31 million donor advised fund is designed to provide operating support for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet, the Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadanco, and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and capital support for The Academy of Music.