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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:
Over $271 million is generated annually in economic activity from the arts and culture industry in Fairfax area.
$9.3 million of local government revenue is generated by arts and culture organizations in Fairfax area.
More than $10 million of state government revenue is generated by arts and culture organizations in Fairfax area.
87% of Americans believe arts and culture are important to quality of life.
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:
Make a gift to ArtsFairfax today and together we will help advance creativity
for a prosperous Fairfax County!
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.