Miami ‘At The Height Of A Cultural Renaissance,’ Ranks High For Philanthropy

Miami’s cultural and philanthropic scenes are booming, according to the Observer.

In recent years, philanthropy in the city has seen a notable increase. Miami ranked seventh nationally on Charity Navigator’s 2017 list of the Top 10 Charitable Cities in America.

Among the institutions on the rise thanks to charitable contributions have been the Adrienne Arsht Center, Frost Science Museum, Miami City Ballet, the New World Symphony, and the National YoungArts Foundation.

The Arsht Center itself has welcomed four million guests and generated more than $2 billion in economic impact since opening ten years ago.

Miami is now said to be a “major center of innovation and artistic thought leadership,” in part thanks to the rise of philanthropic activity.

 

(photo: phillip pessar)

 

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

The city’s investment in the Adrienne Arsht Center has paid off.

Anonymous
3 years ago

It’s just very crowded the driving alone is enough or me not to vidt yes I realize it’s growni in art advanced great hospitals etet but I live happier without all that major huddle and bustle

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
3 years ago

What did you just say?

Anonymous
3 years ago

LOL!

Alpina
3 years ago

so great to hear this!!!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Lots of generous folks around.. and a favorable tax law that make charitable donations possible.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Keep it climbing..

Anonymous
3 years ago

Then why are the schools so bad along with the Metrorail?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Plus up and coming organizations like Nu Deco Ensemble.

Anonymous
3 years ago

What about the $25mm+ Marty Margulies donated to build the Lotus House homeless shelter that just opened?

just me
3 years ago

so much potential for Museum Park and so much disappointment with what we got!!!

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m not disappointed, but then again, I’m not a miserable bore.

Anonymous
3 years ago

just a pipedream but wouldnt it be fantastic if someone bought out genting and made this property used a park and small mom and pop venues for residents and tourist alike to enjoy being out bayfront….lots of trees…cafes etc…besides bayfront park and museum park this would be our cental park!!!

ILoveMiami
3 years ago

Let them finish Museum Park the way it was designed and presented. We were shown a Tiffany diamond but received a Cracker Jack ring instead. No more empty promises of parks and outdoor spaces until the city/county lives up to what they promise. There are still some sculptures hidden in a warehouse somewhere made by Isamu Noguchi for Bayfront 35 years ago and have never been installed. We are lucky that we got the “Slide Mantra” at all. Look up the plans for the Museum Park and weep. All we got was some grass and a few palm trees. Build the casino instead. I’d rather look at the bay from a nice bar any day…or night.

suomynona
3 years ago

No.

marc
3 years ago

Now lets get those Resort Casino’s in Downtown

Anonymous
3 years ago

huge negative if it gets approved

marc
3 years ago

I agree

Anonymous
3 years ago

Keep the gambling in broward and everglades

Anonymous
3 years ago

And finish the Frost Museum of Science landscape.
The Frost Family stop paying the GC the second the Museum got their CO.

A. Nonymous
3 years ago

The Frosts stepped up with an extra $10 million when the Museum almost ran out of money during construction.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Wouldn’t mind if Hard Rock builds a hotel casino at its stadium doe. One already exists to the north of it anyway.

Anonymous
3 years ago

The Resorts World project is a Destination Resort with a small, non-waterfront, casino

Anonymous
3 years ago

….non-water front casino room in the back. 95% Awesomeness….5% casino room that no one would ever have to see.

As it is, we have some sweet parking lots suitable from eating the face off of your fellow homeless friend.

Thank you useful idiots.

Anonymous
3 years ago

It wasn’t the public that stopped them. RW didn’t make the right payoffs, I mean the right campaign contributions, in Tallahassee.

ILoveMiami
3 years ago

LMFAS!!!!

ILoveMiami
3 years ago

Idiot…that’s what I get for typing too fast. Sorry…LMFAO!