What is ArtDOG?

Wichita ArtDOG is a 24-hour online fundraising event created to rally community support for local arts organizations. This unique one-day fundraiser is a project of the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF). The event will be on Friday, April 29, 2016, from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m

The Wichita Community Foundation brings this event to the area with several goals in mind, including:

  • To raise awareness of the current needs of arts organizations in the community
  • To encourage local arts nonprofits to learn how to use digital tools
  • To inspire donors to increase financial support of their favorite local arts organizations

ArtDOG 2015, on April 24, 2015, raised nearly $1.17 million for 55 Wichita arts nonprofit organizations.

About the Wichita Community Foundation

The WCF is the catalyst that creates lasting legacies by partnering with people, families and organizations to devote resources to causes that matter.

Founded in 1986 by community leaders dedicated to making Wichita a better place to live, grow, and give, the Foundation is a public nonprofit organization with nearly 300 charitable funds and agency endowments. WCF staff work as conveners, providing a point of contact between those in need and those who can assist.