Providing affordable shared management resources to the arts, heritage, and creative communities of Greater Philadelphia.

Copilot


Let us be your copilot

We provide flexible staffing for a wide range of management and program functions as well as traditional advisory support for planning, assessment, and other needs.

We can offer everything from interim executive management to project management, to strategic and business planning across a variety of specialized subjects and fields.

Support is offered by CultureWorks’ consulting team, as well as a roster of Affiliates who offer our members their professional services at a discounted rate. You can access support by the hour, or assemble bigger bundles of time and custom teams for larger projects.

Think of us as a management “temp agency” for arts, heritage, and creative organizations and practices.

For more information, contact Copilot Director Crystal González at cgonzalez[at]cultureworksphila.org

Flexible staffing, advisory services and classes

Copilot Consulting offers access to hourly support from CultureWorks staff and our Affiliate Network.

Copilot Classes currently offers a Basecamp course with more classes on the horizon (stay tuned!). For more information on Basecamp, click here.

Expert and empathetic support

CULTUREWORKS CONSULTING

Our team is deeply committed to a thriving cultural sector in the Greater Philadelphia area.

We are entrepreneurs and creatives. We have started businesses and organizations of our own. We maintain individual creative practices. We know where you are coming from because we have been there.

We are skilled advisors and executers. More than one person in this office has articulated a genuine fondness for spreadsheets. Several of us have served on the executive teams of non-profit and for-profit ventures. Collectively, we have over two decades of experience advising clients. We are a team of recognized thought leaders in creative practice management.

We are here to serve our members. Get in touch to discuss how we can work together.

Our team: Crystal González leads all of our consulting engagements, with support from Beth Warshaw. Our work benefits from the collective knowledge of the entire organization.

AFFILIATE NETWORK

Our Affiliates are trusted colleagues in the field. Our network includes specialists in a broad range of disciplines, including curatorial services, grant writing, curriculum development, graphic design, web development, legal, accounting and more.

All of our Affiliates offer their time to our members at discounted rates.

CultureWorks’ team provides project management for all engagements and supports a smooth relationship through shared standards for processes, deliverables, client management, contracting, and billing through CultureWorks.

Interested in joining the Affiliate Network? LEARN MORE

perks from our partners

In addition to the coworking space, equipment, shared resources and environment filled with creativity and productivity, we have a team of partner businesses that are thrilled to share their products and services with CultureWorks members as a way to say “you’re awesome.” Enjoy.

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    The Living Room Cafe
  • The Living Room Cafe

    The Living Room Cafe  is farm to table your way. Their menu is locally sourced and offers freshly prepared food for dining in, taking out, and catering. They are a small business that goes above and beyond offering customizable catering orders, Gluten-Free, and vegan options in addition to classic offerings. They utilize compostable wares and are committed to 0-10% waste - as well as donating 5% of their sales to various non-profits. As CultureWorks members, you receive a 10% discounted rate when you order catering from The Living Room Cafe.  Contact Zachary for details at RespectTheFood@gmail.com or 484-437-2069.

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    Aumen Brothers Video Production
  • Aumen Brothers Video Production

    Aumen Brothers creates the films that tell the stories that spread the message...your message. As a boutique video production company, they're on a mission to create, capture, and produce breathtaking imagery for advertising, narrative, and informative stories. As CultureWorks members, you receive discounted rates when you work with Aumen Brothers to tell your story!  Contact Eric for details: eric[at]aumenmedia.com

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    RHealth
  • RHealth

    R-Health is a leader in the growing national movement toward Direct Primary Care (DPC).  DPC is an innovative, membership-based approach to comprehensive primary and preventive care that dramatically improves the quality and convenience of patient care, driving better health outcomes.  CultureWorks members get a free month trial as well as $10 off services on-going.

    Contact RHealth: info[at]rhealthconnect.com for more information (and to sign up!)

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    Philadelphia Weekly
  • Philadelphia Weekly

    All CultureWorks members receive non-profit pricing (40% off) for all advertising in Philadelphia Weekly – regardless of their non-profit status.

    Contact Monica Kanninen for more info: monica[at]philadelphiaweekly.com

     

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    Optimal Sport Health Club
  • Optimal Sport Health Club

    Optimal Sport Health Club is located right in our building and offers unparalleled guest service, pointed attention, and a team of professional fitness experts. The gym includes an abundance of group fitness classes as well as state of the art equipment.  CultureWorks members receive discounted pricing on all levels of gym membership, and up to 50% off initiation fees.  Workout your body as well as your mind!

    Contact Paul Krowiki for more details: paul[at]optimalsporthealthclubs.com

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    Pure Fare
  • Pure Fare

    Pure Fare’s mission is to provide delicious, fresh, healthy, all natural foods that allow consumers to achieve their health goals.  They source the finest organic ingredients and partner with local farmers and food artisans to create tasty (and sustainably cultivated) casual meals.  Plus, they’re right up the street – grab lunch to go!  CultureWorks members receive 10% off purchases and special pricing on catering.

    Contact Kriti Sehgal for details: kriti.sehgal[at]purefare.com

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    Mugshots Catering
  • Mugshots Catering

    Mugshots Farm to Office Catering offers socially and environmentally responsible food and coffee service. Like their regular coffeehouse menu, Mugshots catering includes locally and sustainably farmed foods. In line with their triple bottom line philosophy, they also provide compostable and recyclable disposables.  CultureWorks members receive 10% off all catering orders with a waived delivery fee!

    Contact Zachary Scott for more info: catering[at]mugshotscoffeehouse.com

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    ZipCar
  • ZipCar

    ZipCar offers carsharing across the Greater Philadelphia region – including just blocks from our office!  CultureWorks members enjoy discounted pricing on hourly rates, day rates and annual membership fees.  Members may start their onboarding process here.

    Contact Matt Hill for more details: mhill[at]zipcar.com

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    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
  • Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc. works to preserve and restore the architecture of Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark.  This national treasure is open daily for museum-goers of all ages.  CultureWorks members receive 15% off admission and tours.

    Contact the ESP box office for more information: 215-263-3300

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    TicketLeap
  • TicketLeap

    TicketLeap is the premiere, locally-based, customizable ticketing service for events, shows and performances in the Philadelphia region.  CultureWorks members enjoy special pricing including 25 cents off each online sale, 50 cents off each box office sale, and a $0.00 initiation fee.

    Contact Tim Raybould for details: help[at]ticketleap.com

     

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    Philadelphia City Paper
  • Philadelphia City Paper

    All CultureWorks members receive non-profit pricing (35% off) for all advertising in City Paper – regardless of their non-profit status.

    Contact Stephan Sitzai for more details: stephan[at]citypaper.net

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    Smarter Benefit
  • Smarter Benefit

    U.S. Spaces Real Estate offers discounted, personalized service to members through CultureWorks Smarter Benefit program.  This includes 15% off buying or selling your home and/or a $150 rebate on rentals.  Members begin their registration process at CultureWorks' landing page for the program.

    Contact Andrew Janos, Licensed Broker, for more details

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    Mike Troisi Photography
  • Mike Troisi Photography

    Professional photographer Mike Troisi is CultureWorks’ in-house photo-guru.  Mike provides discounted headshots and retouching service twice a month right here in the office!  Not only convenient, but also discounted: special pricing for members applies.

    Contact Mike Troisi for more info: miketrophoto[at]gmail.com

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    Delaware Valley Farm Share
  • Delaware Valley Farm Share

    Support local family farms by signing up for deliveries from The Delaware Valley Community Shared Agriculture program (CSA.)  CultureWorks members can join in to receive local, fresh produce right here at our door!  No need to make a special trip, just come in for your day of work and leave with your veggies.

    Contact Zach Lifton, Coworking Manager, for more information