Donations

Your donation ensures that NBAF continues to operate and to provide world-class programs that educate, enrich and entertain our multigenerational and diverse local, national and international audiences and to nurture and support our children’s creativity and aspirations through accessible arts education and public programs. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

How Will Your Gift Be Used?
Contributions to NBAF ensure that the arts continue to reach deep into our communities and to enrich and transform the lives of our Atlanta and world audiences, children and families. With your support, NBAF will continue to provide world-class programs that position us as an influential and essential cornerstone of Atlanta and of our national and international communities.

Ways to Give
Annual gifts have immediate benefits to NBAF and can be made in a variety of ways:

Checks
To make a contribution, please send your check to:

NBAF
Peachtree Center, North Tower
235 Peachtree Street, Suite 1725
Atlanta, GA 30303

Or, contact the Development Department at (404) 730-6369.

Credit Cards
Make a contribution directly online with a major credit card.

Matching Gifts
Many US companies match their employees’ gifts to qualified not-for-profit organizations. Some companies will double or triple the amount of an employee’s gift.

Pledges
A multi-year pledge may allow you to make a larger contribution and pay it over a period of several years, thereby extending the tax benefits over the entire pledge period.

Corporate Contributions

Corporate contributions through grants and special events sponsorship is a key component of NBAF’s capacity to maintain operations and provide stellar programs for our diverse audiences and for a corporation to realize it’s charitable giving goals. NBAF offers high visibility sponsorship opportunities with multiple tiers of sponsor benefits that include but is not limited to recognition at special events and in all collateral and online marketing and promotional vehicles as well as opportunities for employee engagement. To become a corporate contributor, contact us at (404) 730-7315.

Tax Statement
NBAF is a nonprofit organization exempt from income tax under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. NBAF is supported by its members; individual contributors; corporate and foundation support; federal, state and city government grants. TAX ID# 58-1736780

NBAF Contemporaries

Led by a volunteer leadership, NBAF Contemporaries is an auxiliary membership group that accesses their contacts and lends their diverse talents and business acumen to raise funds as well as be ambassadors in support of the National Black Arts Festival’s operations, educational and public programs. As an integral component of the organization’s fund development effort, NBAF Contemporaries organize events and programs that provide opportunities to socialize and get to know a community of like-minded individuals who support and value NBAF’s mission.

Membership
Members are young entrepreneurs, trendsetters, professionals and leaders from the business, educational and cultural sectors of the greater Atlanta area. NBAF Contemporaries value NBAF as a premier cultural organization and share an interest in ensuring that NBAF has the resources to realize its mission and to present compelling and engaging educational and public programs for its diverse audiences. The age group is from 25 to 45.

Activities
The leadership of the NBAF Contemporaries throughout the year will organize and host a number of public and private events at venues within the greater Atlanta area or beyond. NBAF Contemporaries will host these events with the broad aim of meeting its annual fundraising goal, bringing new membership to NBAF and, in general, being advocates for and promoting its mission, programs and activities. In addition, the events and programs offered by NBAF Contemporaries provide members special access and opportunities to socialize, to learn and to network.

Membership Benefits
Annual membership entitles the member to the following:

  • Complimentary admission for member and one guest to the NBAF Contemporaries’ programming and social events.
  • Reduced admission to collaborative events and programs.
  • Recognition on the sandbox.nbaf.org website.
  • Invitations to all NBAF sponsored events, programs, and performances.
  • Reduced admission for seated or standing at Fine Art + Fashion to include complimentary valet, opening reception, awards and fashion presentation and a post-show celebration.
  • Reduced admission to other NBAF special events.
  • First opportunity to volunteer at NBAF sponsored events.

Annual Membership Dues: $ 250.00