Support the arts in Broward


As an ardent supporter of nonprofit organizations, I appreciated your recent special tabloid section on philanthropy.

It is important to spotlight the stories that inspire us to make a difference.

Missing from the story, Clicking for a cause, is an initiative to attract and encourage new donors currently under way in Broward County.

Business for the Arts Broward is facilitating a $100,000 matching grant from the Community Foundation of Broward to support artistic projects by nonprofit organizations.

There are 17 noteworthy projects at Through Dec. 15, any donations made by new donors to those projects will be matched two-to-one up to $10,000 by the Community Foundation of Broward. That means a donation as small as $5 by a new donor will result in $15 for the project because of the match. Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day. Readers can visit the site and contribute.

Lois Marino, project coordinator, Business for the Arts of Broward, Fort Lauderdale

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