The Art Center is an independent visual arts facility that meets its own financial needs through fundraising, grants and support from community members like you. Please consider us as you plan how to contribute to your community. The Art Center operates under the direction of Ankeny Friends of the Arts which is a 501(c)(3) organization which means all your contributions are tax-deductible.
Here are several ways you can provide financial support to the Ankeny Art Center:
The Ankeny Art Center Pottery Studio is overfilled and we need to expand the studio. We ask that you assist us in any way that you are able! We are accepting donations of both cash an in-kind goods and services to make this goal a reality.
Whether you can offer building materials,plumbing, services, class room equipment, or a monetary donation to support this effort, your gift is gratefully and truly appreciated. We are a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax-deductible.
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1. Financial Donations
We are always glad to accept monetary donations to help us meet the operating costs of the Ankeny Art Center and its programs. These donations are tax-deductible and we'd be glad to provide a receipt. If you would like to donate to a specific program, please consider the following:
Renovating the second gallery with track lighting, flooring and furnishings to add exhibit space to the Center.
Improving handicapped accessibility at the Center by renovating building access and adding a ramp to the classrooms on the second floor.
Assist in providing funds for educational materials,equipment, and operating costs.
Assist inproviding funds for materials and operating costs to help support the galleries.. With your help we can continue to provide exhibits and receptions that are free and open to the public.
Did You Know?
Many companies will match employee donations to nonprofit organizations. Ask your human resources department about how you can contribute to the Ankeny Art Center with their matching grant program.
2. Attend a Fundraiser
Want to contribute to the Art Center by attending one of our fundraiser events? Visit one of the links below and consider yourself invited!
Santa's North Pole Village
3. Become a Member
Members are a crucial part of bring art to our community.Through the generosity of memberships we can continue too provide educational experiences, informative exhibits, and entertaining events. For our members we provide invitations to exhibitions and events, 20% discount on classes and discounts on special workshops. Special contributions will also recieve all traditional family benefits, recognition on the Sketchbook and on the web site, and recieve a gift item from the Ankeny Art Center.
Either use the Pay Pal button below or click here and print our membership form.
Half way to our membership goal for 2013!
Volunteering is a wonderful and fulfilling way for individuals and organizations to give to the arts and to the community. A few of the needed volunteer opportunities include : joining an events team, serving on a committee, assisting in 'spring clean', greeting at a reception, helping assemble mailers, or even delivering information around town. Time commitment, flexibility, and scheduling will vary depending on activity.
Interested in volunteering, yet? If so, please contact the Art Center! All we need to get started is your contact information and area of interest.
The Art Center values all our volunteers! Dedicated volunteers turn a good programs in to great programs.
Director, Ankeny Art Center