Who Can Participate in AiSP?

While Partners has primarily been serving nonprofit arts organizations of all disciplines (dance, theatre, music, visual arts, new media), we are also open to for-profit creative enterprises such as design and architecture practices, as well as individual artists and sole proprietors.

Our criteria for arts-organization and artist participants:

  • You operate and offer programs in either Greater Philadelphia or Chicagoland. (Currently for lease participants only.)
  • You have a need for any type of space, larger audiences, and other resources.
  • Your work and engagement with the community demonstrates leadership capacity.
  • You are open to exploring partnership with a faith-based community.

Our criteria for potential participating faith-based communities:

We are looking for congregations of all faiths and denominations that own a  building or multiple buildings that are available to share with artists and arts organizations. Your buildings do not have to considered or designated as “historic.”

  • Your operate and offer programs in either Greater Philadelphia or Chicagoland. (Currently for lease participants only.)
  • Your own or operate one or more buildings that could be shared with partners.
  • You need to broaden your community and maximize your space resources.
  • You demonstrate strong leadership within your community.
  • Your are open to exploring partnership with artists or arts organizations.

To learn more:

What is Arts in Sacred Places?

How Does it Work?

What are the Benefits?

AiSP FAQs

For more information about the Making Homes for the Arts in Sacred Places program, please contact Karen DiLossi at (215) 567-3234, ext. 16, or via email at kdilossi@sacredplaces.org.