The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is one of the leading cultural institutions in America. Recently this organization reached its goal of raising $50 million or more and now looks to raise up to $75 million as a result. By reaching its fundraising goals, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is now able to improve its operations, provide better training for its staff and management and also expand its events for others to see. In order for this organization to reach its fundraising goals it relied on the donations of a number of wealthy and influential individuals. One of these wealthy and influential people is businessman Dick DeVos. With his contributions as well as the others, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has now been able to establish itself as a premier institution of providing culture an entertainment for many people.
One of the main donors of the performing arts center is Dick DeVos who has made a number of contributions to artistic causes and organizations for many years. In fact Dick is a very passionate follower of the performing arts and therefore strives to make these types of organizations reach their potential. As well as making contributions to organizations that offer fine art and performing art exhibitions, he also holds contests. These contests offer many artists and performers the opportunity to show people their talents and also win incentives if they win the contests. Therefore DeVos has helped make artistic organizations improve in quality as well as make it easier for artists to be noticed.
Another one of DeVos’ charitable endeavors is education. He offers a number of scholarships which help students attend business school. With this program students will have the opportunity to get funding to complete this very beneficial educational program. Since this particular program is quite costly, DeVos offers students the opportunity to afford this program and receive a number of benefits. These include improved job opportunities, the ability to more easily reach their career goals and also help gain the knowledge necessary to become top executives at a number of companies and also start their own company. Dick also provides donations to business related causes. These include helping people acquire real estate in order to help start or expand their business. It also includes getting funds for scholarships to attend school and receive more business education as well.