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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 our exhibits with more than 7,000 visitors each year. There are a number of ways that you can give to the Glen Arbor Arts Center and provide local art 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 special donation possibilities.


Annual Fund

We rely on the generosity of private and public donors for crucial funding beyond our membership dues. These gifts have a direct impact on 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 simply 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. Through all of our programs, exhibitions, and classes, we are connecting with people to encourage a deeper relationship with art that resonates in our everyday lives in meaningful ways. You help provide creative opportunities throughout the year for children, families, and individuals—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 contact 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.

To qualify, the funds must be transferred directly by the IRA trustee to the eligible charity. Amounts transferred to a charity from an IRA are counted toward the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and not taxed as income. If you make the tax-free contribution, you cannot also deduct the charitable contribution on 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 over time, 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 please contact Grant Traverse Regional Community Foundation, 231-935-4066 or click here to make a donation online through the GTRCF.

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