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Why Give to ArtsFairfax?

ArtsFairfax is Advancing Creativity for a Prosperous Fairfax County.

We recognize the arts are transformative and fundamental to our lives, developing communication and analytic skills in people of all ages. ArtsFairfax serves over 200 arts organizations in the County. We distribute over $500,000 annually in County, public, and private funds through competitive grants and awards to arts organizations and artists of all disciplines. We also award scholarships to students pursuing advanced studies in an arts discipline.


The arts are essential to a thriving community, creating a sense of place and fueling social and economic growth.

ArtsFairfax is currently collaborating with Americans for the Arts to develop the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), a national study on the economic impact of the arts. The AEP5 study in 2017 highlighted the following for Fairfax County:

ArtsFairfax relies on contributions from Fairfax County, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as individuals, corporations, and foundations to support our programs. Your gift makes it possible for ArtsFairfax to present:


ArtsFairfax Awards

Celebrate the extraordinary contributions of artists, arts organizations, and the private sector for supporting the arts

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Make a gift to ArtsFairfax today and together we will help advance creativity

for a prosperous Fairfax County!

How to Donate

Donate Online



Call (703) 642-0862 x2 to make a donation by phone.


Mail a check to:

2667 Prosperity Avenue, Suite A
Fairfax, VA 220314906

Online Donation Form

Other Ways to Give

Employer Matching Gifts

Many companies will match or even double gift amounts given by their employees and retirees. Please contact your current or past employer to ask about matching opportunities and to obtain a matching gift form. For more information contact Debbie Mueller at dmueller@artsfairfax.org.


Gift of Appreciated Stock

A donation of stock can come with the added value of a tax deduction for the full appreciated value. For more information contact Debbie Mueller at dmueller@artsfairfax.org.


Planned Giving

A gift through your will or estate is the easiest gift you can make today to ensure the future of the arts in Fairfax County. For more information contact Debbie Mueller at dmueller@artsfairfax.org.