To maximize the impact of the Arts on economic development, education and the quality of life for everyone by generating resources, inspiring excellence, and creating community connections.
We build a stronger, more vibrant community through the Arts.
Economic Development and Talent Attraction
200 local businesses and organizations participate annually in employee campaigns donating to the Fund for the Arts directly from their pay checks. These are people who believe in the power of Art to build a stronger community.
Donors to the Fund for the Arts receive rewards for their gifts including Art event discounts. The Fund for the Arts umbrella has become an iconic feature on the streets of our community on rainy days.
Donors to the Fund for the Arts of $52 or more per year receive an ArtsCARD that provides discounts to select performances/exhibits or merchandise at the Fund’s Cultural Partners. Click here list of general offerings.
Why give to the Fund for the Arts?
Since our founding in 1949, we have raised more than $188 million through our annual campaign to support the Arts in our region. Fund for the Arts raises money from Individuals, Corporations, Foundations, Employees, and Government. Together through the Arts we create a great American city!