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Our community-wide Annual Campaign is vital to every aspect of our mission. Each year, more than 1,000 donors – individuals, businesses, foundations, and our city and state governments – give generously in support of the arts in Chattanooga and Hamilton County through ArtsBuild.

The campaign supports not only the grants invested back into the community with our Community Arts Partners, but also all of ArtsBuild’s education programs, trainings, and special initiatives that support the overall health of the arts community.

Become an ArtsBuilder today!

Annual Campaign Donor Levels

ArtsBuilder: $60 (only $5 a month!)

Supporting ArtsBuilder: $100 to $249

Sustaining ArtsBuilder: $250 to $499

Passionate ArtsBuilder: $500 to $999

Inspirational ArtsBuilder: $1,000 to $2,499

Visionary ArtsBuilder: $2,500 +

Donate

Donate

You can make a difference through the arts with a gift to ArtsBuild. Become an ArtsBuilder today!

Beginning at $60, ArtsBuild donors receive an ArtsBuilder Pass, with discounts and perks from local arts organizations, ArtsWire weekly listing of arts and culture events, and Muse donor newsletter.

At $100+ donors receive recognition in ArtsBuild donor listings as well as special opportunities throughout the year.

We are grateful for all gifts, no matter what size! Make it easy by signing up for an automatic monthly sustaining gift.

Ways to Give

Your gift to ArtsBuild supports organizations across Chattanooga and Hamilton County working to create a more vibrant and connected community through the arts. Thank you!

Donate Online
You can make a secure gift at any time to ArtsBuild with our online donation form. You have the option to make a single gift, or you can set up recurring automatic payments.

Call Us
If you prefer to speak with someone directly and give your credit card number over the phone, please call us during business hours at (423) 756-2787 or leave a message and we will return your call at our earliest convenience.

Mail a Check
Make checks or money orders payable to ArtsBuild and mail or deliver to:
ArtsBuild
301 E. 11th St. #300
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Matching Gifts
Double your impact! You may be able to double your investment through your company’s matching gift program. Many corporations match employee donations to ArtsBuild. Check now to see if your employer offers a matching gift program.

Tribute Gifts
If you would like to make a gift in honor or in memory of a friend of family member, we would be pleased to recognize your gift in this way. Simply include those details with your gift.

Stock Gifts
Donating gifts of stock instead of cash may provide income tax advantages for you and can be a convenient way to support ArtsBuild. For more information about giving stock, please consult your broker for details, or contact us at (423) 756-2787. 

For stock transfers directly to our broker, use the following information:
Account name: ArtsBuild
Bank: First Tennessee Bank
Attn: Chris Frank or Kelsey Whitmire
2034 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite 160
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 242-7808 
Account number: CFJ-690150
DTC number: 0226
Federal Tax ID#: 23-7005188

Please notify Sallie Lawrence, Director of Finance at ArtsBuild, if you plan to make a stock transfer.

IRA Distributions
If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, you can make a tax-free Qualified Charitable Distribution from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) directly to ArtsBuild. Consult your tax advisor, or contact us at (423) 756-2787 for more information.

Planned Giving
Make the arts part of your legacy by including ArtsBuild in your estate plans. Planned giving uses tax and financial planning methods that allow you to achieve both financial and philanthropic objectives in the most efficient way possible. For more information, contact us or consult with your tax, financial or legal advisor about possible gift arrangements.

Arts Specialty License Plate

Support the arts with an arts plate! If you love the arts, the Arts Specialty License Plate program is a great way to show your support of arts organizations across Tennessee. This program provides more than $4 million in grants through the Tennessee Arts Commission to more than 700 arts organizations across the state.

Accountability & Transparency

ArtsBuild is appreciative of everyone in the community who supports our mission and the arts in Chattanooga. We pledge to be good stewards of all gifts, and have a high standard of transparency and accountability to the public.

DONOR PROFILE —

Owen Allen

Owen Allen has been a donor to ArtsBuild for a long time. It is his hope that there is continued success with the arts in Chattanooga –it’s one of the reasons why he makes a gift every year to ArtsBuild. “We have to keep making the entire community aware of what the arts contribute,” he says.


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Annual Donors

ArtsBuild donors appreciate and recognize the value of the arts in our community. Thank you for helping ArtsBuild support More Arts in More Places for More People!

We are grateful for support from the City of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Arts Commission, as well as generous gifts from foundations, individuals, and businesses. We thank everyone who has contributed in the past year and acknowledge those donors who gave $100 or more in this listing.

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