How You Can Help
Support the Arts
The work of Arts Empowering Life is made possible only through your generous gifts.
You have the opportunity to bring hope and joy to others and to enrich the lives of youth through music and the arts. Support the uplifting work of the various arts groups and individual artists of Arts Empowering Life.
Arts Empowering Life is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Donate By Phone:
Please call Mary Jackson, AEL Development Office at 508-255-3999
Create a Corporate Sponsorship
Businesses and Professional Friends of Arts Empowering Life make lasting contributions to the arts, and are vital to raising the funds necessary to continue the mission of beauty and truth celebrated in the arts. Your company’s gift to Arts Empowering Life makes it possible to enrich the lives of thousands of people each year around the world.
Each year businesses and corporate contributions help Arts Empowering Life to:
– provide free tickets to students 18 and under to all performances
– perform free concerts and assemblies for students at schools
– conduct classical music workshops for students
– promote youth participation in performing arts
– sustain a vibrant year-round community on Cape Cod
– train musicians, actors, and dancers
Make a Bequest in Your Will:
A will is a legal expression of declaration of an individual’s wishes as to the disposition of his/her property after death. You may wish to include a gift to Arts Empowering Life, Inc. in your will. In order to make a bequest, please include the following language in your will: “I give, devise, and bequeath to Arts Empowering Life, Inc., of Orleans, Massachusetts (here insert the amount of money or description of property).” This language can be added to an existing will very easily and at minimal expense. A lawyer is recommended to provide assistance in drafting or amending a will. As always, please consult with an estate planning attorney or other qualified advisor regarding a will or other legal instrument which may best suit your needs.
Purchase a Charitable Gift Annuity:
A Charitable Gift Annuity may allow you to contribute to Arts Empowering Life, Inc. while fulfilling your own personal and financial objectives during your lifetime. Through a Charitable Gift Annuity, you may transfer cash or property to Arts Empowering Life, Inc., to pay you a specific amount each year during the remainder of your life. You would receive a lifetime income, generally between 6% and 11.5%, depending on your age. You get a tax deduction, tax-free return of principal, and defer capital gains tax if funded with appreciated assets. Part of your gift helps Arts Empowering Life, Inc., right now.