Established in 1986, The Art Center Foundation is a separate independently governed corporation recognized by the IRS as an IRC 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to support The Art Center. The Art Center Foundation presently holds several endowments for the benefit of The Art Center.

There are many ways that you can give to The Art Center Foundation

An endowment gift demonstrates a long-term commitment to support The Art Center. This type of gift is invested and maintained in perpetuity. Earnings from this type of gift, after it has been invested, provide crucial and on-going support to The Art Center. A gift to the endowment can reflect your specific interests and serve as a testament to your generosity.

Planned Giving

Gift arrangements may provide you with significant tax advantages while creating a lasting legacy at The Art Center for you and your family. You can designate the gift to The Art Center Foundation Endowment, the Ruth G. Moss Endowed Scholarship Fund or set up your own fund within the foundation that reflects your specific interests.

Types of gifts The Art Center Foundation can accept include but are not limited to:

  • Cash and Securities
  • Beneficiary Designations of life insurance policies, retirement plans including IRAs, etc.
  • Qualified charitable donations (OCAs) from an IRA
  • Charitable Gifts and Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Bequests from Wills and Trusts

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For More Information

For more information about making gifts to The Art Center Foundation, please contact Lee Borden, Executive Director, at (970)243-7337, ext. 5 or