Business Consortium for Arts Support (Norfolk, VA)


  • Name:Ms. Lisa Alejo
  • Title:Executive Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Business Consortium for Arts Support
  • Address:101 W Main Street, Suite 4500
    Norfolk, VA 23510
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:757-383-6047

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  • Mission:
  • The mission of the BCAS is to promote, broaden and strengthen business and foundation annual support for local arts and cultural organizations. The BCAS recognizes that vitality and growth of local arts and cultural institutions is essential to healthy development of the community and quality of life for its citizens. The BCAS intends to provide improved coordination, evaluation and accountability for businesses and foundations giving to established and emerging arts and cultural programs.

  • History:
  • The Business Consortium for Arts Support was founded in 1987 by a group of business leaders intent on stabilizing the area arts organizations for the future growth of the City of Norfolk. The BCAS had significantly expanded to reach 33 arts and cultural organizations all over South Hampton Roads. Since 1988, the BCAS has granted over $17.1 million.

  • Year established:1987
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:12
  • Advisory board size:0
  • Staff size:1

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • David Embree, Susan Hirschbiel, Kurt Rosenbach, Michael Fowler, Lewis Webb, Ed Ladd, Jay Gorry, Peter Huber, Greg Summy, Greg Swaim and 2 pending board members elected in January

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Lisa Wigginton Alejo, Executive Director/Vice President

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • None


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:Operating
  • Tax ID:54-1437382

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:541437382
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:101 W MAIN ST STE 4500
  • Organization City:NORFOLK
  • Organization State:VA
  • Organization Zip:23510-1644
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:January, 1988
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):602
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:
  • Asset Amount:$111,235
  • Asset Code:4 ($100,000 - $499,999)
  • Income Amount:$832,540
  • Income Code:5 ($500,000 - $999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$832,540
  • Last Updated:2/22/2018 2:56:45 am

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