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ORLANDO – March 7, 2023 – United Arts of Central Florida announced today that five weeks into the annual Collaborative Campaign for the Arts, donations total over $3.3 million. United Arts and the 33 campaign partners (listed below) are working together to unite the community and raise $6 million in support of local arts and culture before April 30.

“I am thrilled that United Arts and the campaign partners have hit this significant mark so early in the campaign,” said Jennifer Evins, president and CEO of United Arts. “I am thankful to the members of our community who have already made the commitment to support local arts and culture and urge those who have not yet made their contribution to help us keep up the momentum needed to reach our $6 million goal. The best way to fuel the arts in our community is by doing it together.”

United Arts and the campaign partners have already made significant strides toward the 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts’ goal, but every dollar is critical. When the campaign exceeds $6 million in donations, an additional $500,000 from Orange County will be unlocked — in the form of a challenge grant.

Donations during the Collaborative Campaign provide vital funds to help fuel the local arts and cultural community. Contributions designated to any of the campaign partners through the Collaborative Campaign for the Arts are eligible to receive a 15% match by United Arts, maximizing contributions.

The Collaborative Campaign for the Arts runs from February 1 through April 30. The complete list of contribution options for the 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts is listed below.

  1. Art & History Museums of Maitland
  2. ArtReach Orlando
  3. Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
  4. Bay Street Players
  5. Central Florida Ballet
  6. Central Florida Community Arts
  7. Central Florida Vocal Arts/Opera del Sol
  8. Crealdé School of Art
  9. Creative City Project
  10. Downtown Arts District/CityArts Orlando
  11. Enzian
  12. Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras
  13. Garden Theatre
  14. Global Peace Film Festival
  15. Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida
  16. Leesburg Center for the Arts
  17. MicheLee Puppets
  18. Mount Dora Center for the Arts
  19. Opera Orlando
  20. Orange County Regional History Center
  21. Orlando Ballet
  22. Orlando Fringe
  23. Orlando Gay Chorus
  24. Orlando Museum of Art
  25. Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  26. Orlando Repertory Theatre
  27. Orlando Science Center
  28. Orlando Shakes
  29. Page 15*
  30. Russian Ballet*
  31. Snap! Orlando
  32. Timucua Arts Foundation
  33. United Arts – Arts for ALL Fund
  34. Winter Garden Heritage Foundation

*New to the 2023 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts

If you are new to the community and not sure which organization to choose, you can donate to United Arts, which champions and empowers the work of arts, science and history organizations, local artists, education outreach programs, cultural festivals, and arts programs in local neighborhoods and community centers to ensure access to a wide variety of arts and cultural programming for all people.

For contributions of $50 or more, donors receive one year of Orlando Arts magazine delivered right to their door. For contributions of $100 or more, donors will receive Orlando Arts magazine and the United ArtsCard, a buy-one-ticket, get-one-free and discount card that connects donors to diverse cultural offerings throughout Central Florida.

Gifts can be made online at the United Arts website: https://UnitedArts.cc/CampaignfortheArts

About United Arts of Central Florida
United Arts is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, governments and school districts, foundations, arts and cultural organizations, and artists. Its mission is to enrich communities by investing in arts, science and history. United Arts serves residents and visitors in Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties through the local arts, science and history organizations it supports. It does this by providing direct support through grants and contracts for services, collaborative fundraising, arts education opportunities, advocacy, and technical and administrative assistance. Since 1989, United Arts has invested more than $170 million in Central Florida’s arts and culture.

For more information, visit http://www.UnitedArts.cc or call 407.628.0333.

 

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