Showcasing Golden’s Culture & Community

Your gift, in any amount, makes a difference. Your contribution to Foothills Art Center brings cultural dynamism, economic vibrancy, and social connection to life in and around Golden.

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Ways to Give

Donate for Colorado Gives Day!

Let’s discover how much good we can create together. Easily the best day to give!

Donate Online!

Simply and securely donate online from anywhere.

Call the Office

We are happy to help you process your donation over the phone (we live for these calls!) Office: 303-279-3922

By Mail

Good old-fashioned, mailed checks are always an option and just as fun for us to open when the mail arrives!

Foothills Art Center
809 15th Street
Golden, CO 80401

Donor Testimonials

You’re a part of the reason we can do what we do. Thank you for your support!

“The arts give life to the community.

They enrich our lives. They remind us of our shared humanity. They tell our stories. They communicate when words fail. All these things make us better people. That’s why I support Foothills Art Center.”

“We love the art camps!

Both our kids started when they were 4 and FAC was the first place they went besides preschool. Thank you for such a safe, creative learning environment!”

“Mom and I had such a good time in class!! Who knew working in wax would be so easy and fun.”

“I’m always super thankful to be part of FAC –

You all make it such a wonderful place for artists. It’s like getting a hug. Every. Single. Time.”

“Foothills Art Center is magical.

Experiencing the wonderful art all around you is uplifting, inspiring & good medicine.”

Pledge a Donation

Interested in supporting a specific program, pledge a donation today. Pledges can span over several years and areas to support the programs you love.

Stock Donations

Gifts of appreciated stock are easily transferrable and count as a tax-deductible gift.

Bequests & Estate Plans

Legacy gifts keep Foothills Art Center thriving long into the future. Consider including Foothills Art Center in your estate plans or leaving a bequest to support the community you love.

IRA Distribution

If you are at least 70 1/2 years old, you can make a distribution to Foothills Art Center from your IRA without paying income taxes.

Founders Circle

The Founders Circle is comprised of individuals who make sustained investments in the future of Foothills Art Center. Through their philanthropic support, Founders Circle members play an integral role in all that FAC does – from presenting creative exhibitions to offering arts-integrated educational programs all year long.

Donation Matching Programs

Employer Matching

Your donation may be eligible for a matching gift from your employer. After you make your donation, ask if your employer offers a match

Amazon Smile

Set Foothills Art Center as your Charity on and we will receive a percentage for each purchase you make.

Community Rewards

Select Foothills Art Center as your King Soopers Community Reward Charity and we will receive a percentage of each shopping trip.

Tax Credit Information

Foothills Art Center is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization and all donors receive a letter acknowledging their tax-deductible donation.

Significant tax benefits are available for those who itemize their deductions.

Checks should be made payable to the Foothills Art Center. Foothills Art Center EIN is 84-0612999.

Take up to a 25% tax credit on your state income taxes when you make a donation of $250 or more to Foothills Art Center, subject to certain requirements and limits. Donors who make a certified cash donation may claim 25% as an income tax credit and half that amount, 12.5%, on an in-kind donation. The actual credit is based on all eligible contributions during the tax year. The tax credit is capped at $100,000 per tax-payer, with the balance carried forward up to 5 years. For questions regarding your enterprise zone tax credit contact our Development Director at