Johnson Controls announces three-year pledge to Milwaukee’s Arts Community

Johnson Controls announced the Johnson Controls Foundation’s three-year commitment to the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF). The pledge, totaling $1,650,000 through 2025, was announced by Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO George Oliver at the company’s annual UPAF employee giving campaign kickoff.

Milwaukee Business Journal: Johnson Controls pledges $1.65 million to Milwaukee arts community

Johnson Controls International, which has its corporate operations in Glendale, has committed a three-year pledge to the United Performing Arts Fund. The pledge totals $1,650,000 and runs through 2025.

Milwaukee Business Journal: Arts leaders form coalition to seek $100 million state investment

Arts organizations throughout the state have come together to create Wisconsin's Creative Economy Coalition dedicated to securing a $100 million one-time funding investment from Gov. Tony Evers' biennial state budget.

CBS 58: United Performing Arts Fund discusses 2023 Community Campaign to support performing arts in the Milwaukee area

The United Performing Arts Fund, serving 14 performing arts groups across Southeast Wisconsin, is calling on the community to join them in their 2023 Community Campaign to support the performing arts.

Milwaukee Business Journal: UPAF Ride for the Arts returns in June with expanded Hoan course

The United Performing Arts Fund's annual UPAF Ride for the Arts returns June 4 to Milwaukee's lakefront with an expanded Hoan Loop Course and Henry Maier Festival Park party. This will be the 43rd annual ride.

BizTimes: UPAF announces 2023 fundraising target

The United Performing Arts Fund announced this week their 2023 Community Campaign fundraising target of $10.8 million, the first step in a multi-year effort of reaching $12.5 million in fundraising annually by 2025.

WISN 12: New fundraising push to support local arts

Milwaukee Business Journal: UPAF launches $10.8M campaign with goals for ambitious growth in years to come

The United Performing Arts Fund kicked off its $10.8 million 2023 community campaign Wednesday evening at the Todd Wehr Theater in the Marcus Performing Arts Center. This year's fundraising total was not only an increase over the previous year but also a step towards an ambitious goal in 2025.

UPAF funds a record number of groups

Learn about UPAF's 2022-23 Affiliates!

BizTimes: UPAF raises more than $10.7 million, exceeding 2022 campaign goal

The United Performing Arts Fund brought in more than $10.7 million for Milwaukee-area arts groups during its 2022 fundraising campaign, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.