WASHINGTON, August 16, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — Having become a prominent presence in the nation's capital over the last decade, the Pew Charitable Trusts has formally established a signature residency.
Pew Charitable Trusts
PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2009 — The Philadelphia Music Project (PMP), a program of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, has awarded $1,179,675 to 19 local music organizations in support of 118 concerts and residency programs spanning traditional and contemporary forms of classical, jazz, and world music. This year's grants will make possible world premiere performances of 15 new compositions and Philadelphia premieres of 61 additional works. In all, nearly 1,000 instrumentalists, conductors, vocalists, and composers will participate in these funded projects; 12 ensembles and soloists will make their Philadelphia debuts.
After doling out hundreds of millions of dollars over several decades, one of the few major philanthropies in the Philadelphia region began a quick fade from the scene with the death yesterday of its ardent doyenne of hometown causes.
The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced that Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) will lease over 14,000 square feet of space in its D.C. headquarters, located at 901 E Street, NW. In partnership with the District and Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Pew has dedicated the vast majority of its building to housing 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, thus making it the city's first "nonprofit village."