Craft inspires, unites, and heals.

Craft in Philadelphia needs your help. 

The outbreak of COVID-19 is dramatically impacting nonprofits and the lives of craft artists and makers. CraftNOW is dedicated to ensuring our community remains intact so the opportunities to innovate and support one another continue beyond this crisis. With the decreases in funding caused by the pandemic, support from individuals like you is more essential than ever. Your Annual Fund gift will help support:

The implementation of new programming to provide business support to artisans and makers

New scholarship and digital resources to collectively promote Philadelphia’s craft innovators

Advocacy for the sector to advance craft as central to a healthy recovery and bright future

Your donation is tax-deductible with University of the Arts serving as our fiscal sponsor. Donations can be made online using the form below. If you wish to donate by mail, please make checks payable to “University of the Arts” with “CraftNOW Philadelphia” on the check memo line and mail to: Brenton McCloskey, Advancement Office, University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102.

Click here to view the CraftNOW 2020 Annual Report.

Thank you for your support!

CraftNOW 2021 Supporters

$10,000 +
Jane Davis
Drexel University Lenfest Center for Cultural
Partnerships
Patricia and Gordon Fowler
Philadelphia Cultural Fund
Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust
Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer

$5,000 – $9,999
Clara and Ben Hollander

$2,500 – $4,999
Brucie and Ed Baumstein
Joseph Robert Foundation
Techné of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

$1,000 – $2,499
Josephine Burri
The Center for Art in Wood
City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and
the Creative Economy, Greater Philadelphia
Cultural Alliance and Philadelphia Cultural Fund
The Clay Studio
Christina and Craig Copeland
James Renwick Alliance
Jacqueline Lewis
Suzanne Perrault and David Rago
Rago Auction
Nicholas Selch
James Terrani
Elissa Topol and Lee Osterman

$500 -$999
Barbara Adams
Anonymous
Jeffrey Berger
Sally Bleznack
Barbara Boroff
William Burdick
Erik Calvo Fielding
Rose Cheney and Howie Wiener
Rachel Davey
Richard Goldberg
Barbara Harberger
Nancy Hays
Thora Jacobson
Sarah Kaizar
Beth and Bill Landman
Tina and Albert Lecoff
Ami Lonner
Brenton McCloskey
Frances Metzman
Jennifer-Navva Milliken and Ron Gardi
Angela Nadeau
Karen Peckham
Pentimenti Gallery
Jane Pepper
Caroline Wishmann and David Rasner
Natalia Reyes
Carol Saline and Paul Rathblatt
Judith Schaechter
Ruth and Rick Snyderman
Carol Klein and Larry Spitz
Paul Stark
Jeffrey Sugerman
Marianne Tebbens
Abraham Thomas
John Wind
Emily Zilber
Rachel Zimmerman
Sara Zimmerman

2019 In-Kind Contributors

CraftNOW Philadelphia would like to express its appreciation to following individuals and entities for their significant in-kind contributions that made our 2019 programming possible.

Valerie and Everett Abitbol
Robert and Joshua Aibel
Harry Anderson
Bahdeebahdu
Bertrand Productions
The Center for Art in Wood
Claire Oliver Gallery
The Clay Studio
The Deacon
Di Bruno Bros.
Helen Williams Drutt Family Collection
Duane Morris
Edgewood Made
Maria Eife
Eye’s Gallery
Foundation for Advancement of Medical
Education and Research
Fabric Workshop and Museum
Ford/Forlano
Gravers Lane Gallery
Joshua Hebbert
Bob Ingram
InLiquid
Mark Izzo
Carol Klein
Ann Lagos
Tina and Albert LeCoff
Mi-Kyoung Lee
Joseph Leroux
Roberto Lugo
Lauren Mabry
Manatawny Still Works
Roberta Massuch
Rod McCormick
Don Miller
Claudia Mills Studio
Moderne Gallery
Moore Brothers Wine Company
NextFab
Pentimenti Gallery
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
REALM Fine + Fashion Jewelry
K. Riley
Marian Robinson
Judith Schaechter
Marjorie Simon
Lawrence Spitz
Students of University of the Arts Craft + Material Studies Program
Marianne Tebbens
Stacey Lee Webber
Wexler Gallery
Wharton Esherick Museum
John Wind Jewelry
Wire2Wear
Paula and Robert Winokur Estate
Julia and Isaiah Zagar

To become involved with CraftNOW Philadelphia, contact leila.cartier@craftnowphila.org