A donor recognition project we created 15 years ago forms a great illustration of the potential for donor recognition to function as an investment. It continues to inspire additional contributions to this day. In 2000, Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, was building a new athletics facility – the Capital Center. We were commissioned to design […]
Doylestown Hospital began raising funds to build a state of the art emergency room. They attribute much of their success to Karen Singer Tileworks and the donor recognition that was created. At the gala to unveil the mural an additional $500,000 was raised over their goal of $16 million, for a grand total of $18.5 million! […]
Watch our 9 minute segment on WHYY’s Friday Arts that premiered early this February. Karen talks about our processes & mission of making a work of art that visually portrays who our clients are at the core.
Donor Recognition: Creating a Special Gift for a Key Donor From the AFP International Fundraising Conference in Boston earlier this year, Karen Singer speaks with Amy Eisenstein, about donor recognition and stewardship.
Our largest project ever was dedicated on May 14th, 2016! “In Harmony, Small Things Grow”, a 60 foot long ceramic mural forms the grand entry to the new Performing Arts Center at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Maryland. Good Counsel came to us in 2012 before the silent phase of their campaign. Our […]
Podcast featuring Karen Singer & Beth Brodovsky discussing how to leverage Donor Recognition to raise more funds. http://iriscreative.com/dp94/
Come celebrate with us the weekend of Oct 17-18th, Noon – 6PM at our Germantown studio for the 16th Annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours! Meet & Greet with Karen Singer, and our guest artist Tieshka K. Smith whose photography will be displayed in our studio/gallery! Also get the chance to interact with clay & […]
5 Tips Start early Donor recognition as a fundraising tool Involve the community Continue the brand Celebrate
GOAL: $14 million RAISED: $16 million The Client: University at Buffalo School of Management, Buffalo, NY The Challenge: Create an inspiring work of art that • showcases the school’s strengths, • incorporates inspiring quotes as well as names, • compels attention and creates a focal point in the new Commons area • puts the idea […]
The Client: University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, Philadelphia, PA The Challenge: Create a “motivational wall” that encourages donors to increase their gift. Combine aspects of the School’s Centennial with biggest Capital Campaign in Penn’s history. The wall needs to function as an incentive for first time donors as well as visibility for […]
GOAL: $11 million RAISED: $13 million+ The Client: Capital University, Columbus, OH The Challenge: Create a donor wall for the exterior of the Capital Center, a new highly visible sports and fitness facility. Showcase college history and culture in the work. Make the piece mesh with the architecture and culture of the school. Make it […]
GOAL: $16 million RAISED: $18.5 million The Client: Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA The Challenge: Design a donor wall and series of naming plaques that embody the concept used in planning the new Emergency Department – “flow”. Make the work compelling and appropriate to the culture and traditions of the Bucks County area. Encourage amplified donations […]