Partners & Supporters


IJ is grateful for the partners and supporters who share its vision of fostering dialogue through art and music. If you're interested in working with or donating to Intercultural Journeys, please email



"Al-Bustan," Arabic for "the garden," offers structured exposure to the language, art, architecture, music, dance, literature, and natural environment of the Arab world. Al-Bustan strives to promote understanding and respect among youth and adults of all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Within a welcoming educational environment, Al-Bustan supports the Arab-American community's pursuit and affirmation of its cultural identity within American society, while playing a constructive civic role within broader American society.

Artistas y Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA)

Through its ongoing programs and special projects, AMLA promotes the development, dissemination, and understanding of Latin music in the Philadelphia area and beyond. AMLA's programs are directed mainly to Latino youth, families, and community members, but are open to all students, families, musicians, dancers, and aficionados of Latin American music and culture. By teaching and inspiring love for and disciplined knowledge of Latin music and dance, AMLA helps build bridges between frequently divided racial and ethnic communities.

Dialogue Institute

The Dialogue Institute (DI) works to transform the world into a global community by fostering interreligious and intercultural scholarship, understanding and cooperation. A nonprofit organization founded at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) in 1978, the DI engages religious, civic and academic leaders in practicing the skills of respectful dialogue and critical thinking, building and sustaining transformative relationships across lines of religion and culture. It provides resources and creates networks for intra- and interreligious scholarship and action that value difference and foster human dignity.

International House Philadelphia                       

For more than a century, International House Philadelphia has served the scholars of the world and the Greater Philadelphia community by providing engaging residential services and compelling arts and humanities programming, welcoming hundreds of thousands of people through its doors in the process. What began in Philadelphia more than 100 years ago as a belief that international understanding, cooperation, and friendship can develop one person at a time, has emerged as a celebrated world-wide movement.

Moving from the past and into the present, IHP is a thriving hub of activity: a home to hundreds of students and interns throughout the year, a destination for world-class arts and cultural programming, a facility for large-scale events, and a partner with many regional organizations, foundations, institutions, and businesses.

Philadelphia Theatre Company

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater focused on the American experience that ignites the intellect and touches the soul.

PTC is a leading regional theater company committed to balancing its Philadelphia roots with a national point of view that combines a taste for adventure with a dedication to new American plays and musicals. Sara Garonzik has been the company’s Producing Artistic Director since 1982. Since the company’s inception, PTC has supported the work of a growing body of diverse dramatists who have participated in more than 140 world and Philadelphia premieres. More than 50% of PTC’s world premieres have moved on to New York and other major cities, helping to earn Philadelphia a national reputation as a hub for new play development. 

Taller Puertorriqueño

Founded in 1974 by Latino artists and activists in the North Kensington area of Philadelphia, Taller Puertorriqueño stands as testament to the wealth of possibilities created when citizens see a need in their community and decide to meet it. Discouraged by the absence of outlets for Barrio youth desperate to channel their artistic talents, Taller Puertorriqueño's founders created a community-based graphic arts workshop to provide cultural training alternatives to local youth. It is now nationally recognized as a model organization that uses the arts as a vehicle for social change.

The Middle East Peace Civic Forum

The Middle East Peace Civic Forum is an interfaith, multicultural alliance of pro-peace organizations and individuals working for peace and reconciliation among Israelis and Palestinians.  Through our initiative, the Middle East Project, we are building bridges between the grassroots, civil society and faith leaders, both in the U.S. and in the Middle East, and our elected officials in Washington, D.C.  Our goal is to facilitate effective diplomacy by bringing the voice of the people into the peace process.

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization dedicated to informing and engaging people of all ages on matters of national and international significance.

Established in 1949 as a forum for discussing differing points of view, the Council does not endorse candidates for public office or lobby for policies. Membership is open to all who share its principles. The Council currently serves more than 75 corporate members and their executives, and nearly 2,000 individual members.



World Leader

The CHG Charitable Trust

Joseph M. and Marie H. Field

Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Foundation

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Shel and Karen Thompson

William Penn Foundation



The Philadelphia Foundation 

      Through the Fund for Children Initiative


Artists’  Circle

HRH Princess Alia Al Hussein

Majid and Mary Alsayegh

Citizens for the Arts in PA

Nancy Dutton

Stacy Maria Dutton

Jean Flood and Paul Nemeth

Renee M. Garcia and Jules Lipoff

Alice L. George and Louis Oschmann

Fariha I. Khan and Michael Carey

Hanna Khoury and Yoonji Kim

The LIDA Foundation

Robert Lowery and Alkemy-X

PNC Foundation

    Through the PNC Matching Gifts Program

Miriam Fisher Schaefer

The Samuel S. Fels Fund

Union Benevolent Association

Ramona and Jack Vosbikian


Peter Benoliel and Willo Carey

Roland and Sally Bullard

Lindsey S. Crane

Bruce and Aeryn Fenton

      In honor of Majid and Mary Alsayegh

Susan L. Mock

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

     Through Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts

Franny Rosenbluth

Bryna Silver Scott 

Andrea Townrow

Richard and Carolyn Veith



Bill and Maureen Cass

Susan Davidson and John V.R. Bull

Marc DiNardo

Robert Doyle

Suzanne DuPlantis and K. James McDowell

Susan Frank

Kristen Golia

Darryl Hamlett

Susan E. Kane

Yumi Kendall

Dr. Sherman Leis

Herbert M. and Yoheved K. Light

Gail K. Lopez-Henriquez

Roderick MacNeil

Claudia McBride and Ken Sklar

Joanne Phillips, Esq. 

Nathan Raab

Alan Ritterband

Jerry Sorkin

Tanya Steinberg

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stephenson

David Wolfsohn and Alexandra Gignoux


Romeo and Emmeline Abella


       In memory of Francisco and Maria López

Marilyn and Harry Appel

Elaine Baer

Georgeinne Bednar

The DePue Brothers Band

Howard A. and Barbara Cohen

Edna Dick

JoAnne and Al DiSanto

Allison Dorsey

Ladonna Edwards

Lauren Hanak

Kevin Jackson

Carla Johnson and Marianne Yarnall

Howard Kaplan

Virgina Kirk and Kevin Donahue

Neal W. Krouse

Elaine Levitt

Carl and Rosemary Livingston

Olive Mosier

Babacar Ndiaye

Kenneth Rainey and Elizabeth Plume

Sara Robins and David Breimhurst

Alex Shaw

Farah Siraj

Amy Sisson

Steven Stroiman

Andy Trackman


This list represents individual and institutional donors who have given to Intercultural Journeys since September 2015. If you notice an error in this listing, please accept our sincerest apologies and contact us for corrections at 215-732-2550 or