The Arts + Business Council (ABC) is proud to be among the 40 arts organizations to have recently received more than $1 million in grants through PNC Arts Alive. The recipients of this prestigious award are selected for support annually due to their bold thinking around increasing arts access and engagement and ABC is honored to be recognized.

“We’ve long recognized just how vital the arts and cultural sector is to our community. The PNC team is once again excited to support the arts and cultural organizations visual and performing arts in the Delaware Valley,” said Joe Meterchick, Regional President, PNC, for Philadelphia, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey. “Arts and culture strengthen the local economy and have the power to bring people together. As we look forward to resuming everyday activities, we invite our neighbors to join us and be a part of art.”

This grant will support the continued work of ABC in ensuring the success of Philadelphia’s creative economy through leadership development programs, events, and volunteer opportunities that help make the sector more productive, impactful, and inclusive.

PNC Arts Alive is a multi-year initiative of PNC and the PNC Foundation dedicated to supporting visual and performing arts groups with the goal of increasing arts access and engagement in new and innovative ways. The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group, actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early childhood education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture. For more information, visit