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Are you interested in becoming a member? Ready to renew? Head to our Membership page instead, here.

Love local art? Give today and see the impact of your support.

Your gift today is critical to the daily operations of the Glen Arbor Arts Center, ensuring that we can provide art classes, creative programming, and exhibits with more than 7,000 visitors each year. There are several ways to give to the Glen Arbor Arts Center and provide creative programming in your community.

The GAAC is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN: 38-2886660). Contact our office at 231.334.6112 to make a gift over the phone, transfer appreciated securities, or discuss exceptional donation possibilities.

Financial Transparency:

GuideStar link: https://www.guidestar.org/profile/38-2886660
Link to the annual report and more: http://www.glenarborart.org/about/publications/

Annual Fund

We rely on the generosity of private and public donors for crucial funding beyond our membership dues. These gifts directly impact our programs, classes, lectures, and events that further creativity in Leelanau County and beyond.

GAAC strives to foster new conversations through innovative exhibitions, Gallery Talks, and thought-provoking learning opportunities. Exhibitions at GAAC are more than works of art hanging on the gallery walls. They are engaging, participatory experiences that connect us by creating a dialogue through artist talks, panel discussions, interactive gallery spaces, and digital resources. We connect with people through our programs, exhibitions, and classes to encourage a deeper relationship with art that resonates in our everyday lives in meaningful ways. You help provide creative opportunities for children, families, and individuals throughout the year—many visiting for the first time.

Give online or mail your contribution to:

Glen Arbor Arts Center
P.O Box 305
Glen Arbor, MI 49636


Stock Transfer

Give your broker our stock transfer information:

State Savings Bank account number: NFL107713
Clearing number: 0443 (Pershing)

Once your transfer is made, please get in touch with us at 231-334-6112.


Tax-Free Transfers to Charity for IRA Owners 70½ or Older

IRA owners aged 70½ or older can directly transfer, tax-free, up to $100,000 per year to an eligible charity.

The funds must be transferred directly by the IRA trustee to the eligible charity to qualify. Amounts transferred to a charity from an IRA are counted toward the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and not taxed as income. Therefore, if you make a tax-free contribution, you cannot deduct the charitable contribution from your income tax return.

Consult with your IRA trustee and your tax adviser in making this contribution.

Please consider making an IRA tax-free charitable contribution to Glen Arbor Arts Center.

Employee Identification Number is 38-2886660


Glen Arbor Arts Center Endowment

Legacy gifts strengthen GAAC’s endowment and provide much-needed annual income to an institution you value. Your estate plan can evolve, allowing you to create solutions that benefit you, your family, and GAAC. There are many rewards for making a gift to GAAC, not the least of which is seeing GAAC use your endowment gift to provide life-enhancing programs to the community. Donations to the Glen Arbor Arts Center Endowment Fund are accepted through the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation.

For more information or to make a gift, don’t hesitate to contact Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation at 231-935-4066 or click here to donate online through the GTRCF.

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