UPAF News

United Performing Arts Fund hopes to bring in $250,000 in new fundraising campaign

Deanna Tillisch has led the organization to staggering fundraising totals, and has cast a wider net in a continuing effort to reach more people through the arts. Her inspiration to that end is deeply personal.

United Performing Arts Fund searches for new president, CEO

The United Performing Arts Fund is looking for a new president and CEO. UPAF’s current leader, Deanna Tillisch, is leaving the organization this fall.

Milwaukee Business Journal: UPAF announces final 2019 campaign total, details on new fund

Leaders of the United Performing Arts Fund announced the final fundraising totals for the 2019 campaign and more details on a new education fund named for the daughter of retiring president and CEO Deanna Tillisch at the organization’s annual meeting Monday evening.

Milwaukee Business Journal: UPAF names Garrison, Mortara, Rodriguez as 2020 campaign co-chairs

The United Performing Arts Fund said Tuesday that its 2020 campaign will be led by Tami Garrison, community affairs director of MillerCoors; Justin Mortara, principal of the Mortara Group; and Rolando Rodriguez, chairman, president and CEO of Marcus Theatres.

BizTimes: UPAF names 2020 Campaign co-chairs

The United Performing Arts Fund announced Tuesday that it has named three Milwaukee business leaders as co-chairs for the 2020 UPAF Campaign.

BizTimes: UPAF Allocating $8.8 million to Member Groups

The United Performing Arts Fund announced it is allocating $8.8 million to its 14 member groups.

BizTimes: UPAF leader Deanna Tillisch to retire after organization’s 2020 campaign

The United Performing Arts Fund this week announced its president and chief executive officer Deanna Tillisch will retire following the fund’s 2020 campaign.

Fox6: Performing Arts Month: About different performing arts groups across the city

The United Performing Arts Fund has dubbed September "Performing Arts Month." Brian Kramp is getting a taste of the different performing arts groups across the city.

Fox6: Performing Arts Month: Kramp shines spotlight on the upcoming performing arts season

For the third year, the United Performing Arts Fund is branding the month of September as "Performing Arts Month." Brian Kramp spent the morning at Baumgartner Center for Dance shining a spotlight on the upcoming performing arts season.