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Ways to Give

You can increase the impact of your gift by signing up for recurring contributions, making a gift of stock, or adding Arts Midwest to your planned giving portfolio.

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Thank you for considering the ways in which you can support Arts Midwest’s impact! 

The people behind our work—donors and supporters like you—are helping us expand access to creativity across the Midwest, connect arts leaders to one another, and bring communities together to make, share, and experience the arts. Together, we can build a future in which Midwestern creativity powers thriving, entrepreneurial, and welcoming communities.

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    Give Online

    Giving online is easy and secure. You can make a one-time Annual Fund, memorial, or tribute gift, or schedule a monthly donation to provide vital, ongoing support.

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    Make a Gift by Mail

    Send your gift by check, made payable to:

    Arts Midwest
    3033 Excelsior Boulevard, #380
    Minneapolis, MN 55416

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    Make Installed Payments

    If you are interested in pledging a gift and would like to fulfill that pledge over multiple payments of years, please contact us to discuss your plans.

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    Make a Gift of Stock

    With the capital gains tax rate still intact, the opportunity to give appreciated stock to Arts Midwest is more beneficial than ever.* Please contact us to discuss making a gift of stock.

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    Secure a Matching Gift

    Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage philanthropy among their employees. If you think your company might offer this benefit and need support in navigating that process, please contact us.

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    Make an IRA Rollover Gift

    If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, an IRA rollover contribution (also known as a Qualified Charitable Distribution) can help fulfill your required minimum distribution. This charitable distribution is generally not considered taxable income.*

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    Make a Donor-Advised Fund Gift

    A donor-advised fund acts like a charitable savings account, allowing you to make a charitable donation, receive an immediate tax benefit, and recommend grants to charitable organizations like Arts Midwest from your fund over time.*

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    Make a Planned Gift

    You can support a rich and creative future for the Midwest by making a legacy gift to Arts Midwest. Legacy giving, or planned giving, refers to the practice of making a long-term investment in an organization. Learn more in the resources below.

*These statements are not intended as tax advice. Please speak with your tax preparer or financial advisor to determine the appropriate next steps with your plans. 

Legacy Giving Overview

Learn more about what legacy giving is, types of legacy gifts, and how to make a legacy gift to Arts Midwest.

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Sample Bequest Language

You may choose to support Arts Midwest by leaving us a bequest in your will, living trust, or with a codicil to your will. Download sample language to use in making a bequest to Arts Midwest below.

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Statement of Intent

Ready to make a legacy gift to Arts Midwest? Complete the Statement of Intent form to let us know!

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State Disclosures

Arts Midwest is a registered charity in all 50 U.S. states. State disclosure notices are available by clicking the download button.

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Explore our Impact

Discover how we support, inform, and celebrate creative organizations and communities across the Midwest and beyond

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