DonationsNow through August 31: make the match with the Matching Gift Challenge!Main Line Art Center has received a $20,000 matching gift from the Samuel P. Mandell Foundation in support of our programs, including our award-winning Accessible Art Programs for children and adults with disabilities. All donations made by August 31st will be doubled up to $20,000, providing students the opportunity to grow, learn, and thrive in a community of their peers. Pachy Banks, Development Coordinator, or call 610.525.0272 ext. 113. Your tax-deductible gift will help sustain Main Line Art Center’s Accessible Art Programs for children and adults with disabilities offered at low to no cost, provide tuition assistance to those in-need, and so much more. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, and those over $175 include membership benefits. Make your donation online today or download the form to mail it!
Memorial & Honorary Gifts Honor or remember a special person with a tax-deductible donation in any amount and we’ll send a beautiful card announcing your gift to your honoree or to the family of whom you are memorializing.
Donations of Goods or ServicesDo you have what we need? Any business or individual that donates goods or services that are budget relieving to the Art Center will be recognized as a Donor or Business Partner at the level equal to the cash value of the donation. Examples of budget relieving in-kind donations include land/hardscaping materials and labor, beverages, snacks, and catering for programs, and printing. See our Wish List for more information. Please contact us before dropping off any donations: 610.525.0272 ext.110.
CARS Vehicle Donation ProgramDonating your car, truck, van, SUV, boat, motorcycle, ATV, RV,or trailer has never been easier! Simply choose a non-profit to donate to, give us a call, and our trained staff will guide you through the donation process. Pick up of your donated vehicle is always free and most vehicle donations can be picked up within 2-3 business days. CARS will provide a written acknowledgment of your car donation as soon as you donate your car — either by using our online car donation form or by calling one of our operators. Free yourself from the hassles of selling your vehicle and give something to your community at the same time. Donate today! It's easy! Learn more here
Gifts of StockBy donating your appreciated stock or securities, you avoid the capital gains tax you would owe if you sold the securities yourself. A donation of stock to Main Line Art Center may be deducted on your federal income tax return as an itemized deduction. The tax planning benefits of donating appreciated shares of stock or a fund include deducting the amount of the charitable donation AND avoiding the unrealized gains on the appreciated shares.
Foundation SupportMain Line Art Center attains a large percentage of its raised income from private, public, and corporate foundations. Areas for which we seek foundation funding include:
- Art Education
- Accessible Art Programs for children and adults with disabilities
- Programs for senior adults
- Digital media literacy/technology
- Campus development
- Capital acquisitions
Planned GiftsEnsuring a legacy is a personal pledge of faith – a commitment to instill an appreciation for the arts for generations to come. While outright gifts of cash and stock are vital to our success, donors can also support the Art Center by making a planned gift and leaving a legacy. Please advise us if you have included Main Line Art Center in your will so we may acknowledge you properly and assure your charitable goals will be met.