Patrons of Northwest Civic, Cultural and Charitable Organizations (PONCHO)
--Courtesy, MOHAI, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, 2000.107.170.34.0--
PONCHO was known for its hosted gala auctions and raised $35 million to benefit the arts in Seattle over the course of its operations.
Formed in 1963 by a group of civic leaders to provide financial support for the arts. Its annual auction became a significant source of funding for the arts. PONCHO ceased operations in 2013.
- Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
- Primary Artistic Discipline: Multidisciplinary
- Primary Areas of Activity: Philanthropy/Funding