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Community Partnerships & Initiatives


We are proud to partner with leading community-based arts and cultural organizations to provide robust arts education programming and performance art opportunities in the Philadelphia regional community for children of all ages. Here are our current community programs and partnerships: 

-Bop and Swing, in partnership with PNC Grow Up Great and School District of Philadelphia. 

-Pre-K through 1st grade video streaming and distance learning in partnership with Aramark Charitable Fund.

-The Broad Street Ministry Outreach Program

-Business of Making Music, in partnership with Recording Academy®, Philadelphia Chapter 

-Philadelphia READS partnership

-PNC Grow Up Great Concert Series

-PNC Words at Play 

-Sittin' In, community jazz performance in collaboration with Kimmel Center Education and Kimmel Center Programming 

-Temple University Early Childhood Music Program (Residency)


Kimmel Center Education programs are generously supported by:
Sponsors: Chubb, Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Health Partners Plans, Wells Fargo, Elliot-Lewis Corporation, Origlio Beverages, GlaxoSmithKline, Universal Health Services, Inc., Verizon Pennsylvania, JP Morgan Chase Foundation, PNC Foundation, Paul Tufano, David and Patricia Holveck, Merck & CO. Incorporated, Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program, Lomax Family Foundation, Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation, and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation. 

Endowment: Citizen’s Bank Foundation, Comcast Foundation, The Sidney Kimmel Foundation, Dr. Richard M. Klein, Lincoln Financial Foundation, McLean Contributionship, PNC Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Savitz, Sunoco Foundation, and Wells Fargo.