Foothills Art Center relies on contributions from generous individuals and businesses. An investment in Foothills Art Center allows us to produce dynamic educational opportunities for learners of ALL ages along with creative exhibits that highlight the artistic talents of Golden Colorado and beyond. 


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


Click on the one of the buttons below to make a secure gift online using your Mastercard, Visa, or American Express card. 


Make a gift by phone or ask about gifts of stock or other assets, and legacy giving through a will or estate plan.

Call 303-279-3922


Mail your donation

Make a gift using a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order and mail your gift to: 

Foothills Art Center
Attn: Gift Processing
809 Fifteenth Street
Golden, CO 80401


Enterprise Zone Tax Credit

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%, as an in-kind donation. The actual credit is based on all eligible contributions during the tax year, capped at $100,000 per tax-payer, with the balance carried forward up to 5 years.


Employer Matching Gifts

Your donation of any amount may be eligible for a matching gift from your employer. After you make your donation, ask if your employer offers a match. Your employer may require a copy of our IRS letter. Please contact us at 303.279.3922 or email us at so we can confirm the gift and receive the match.


Legacy Giving

The Legacy Society of Foothills Art Center was created to recognize and honor individuals who have included a gift to the Foothills Art Center in their estate plan. This type of giving ensures that future funding will be available to fund the growing needs and priorities of Foothills Art Center. Download the Legacy Society brochure (PDF). Call us at 303.279.3922 or email for more information. 


Donate your car

Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Donating your old vehicle to Foothills Art Center, is convenient, easy, and may qualify you for a tax deduction. And best of all, your donation of a used car or truck will make a big difference in supporting Foothills Art Center!

Why not donate your vehicle today?  All you need to do is to complete our simple online form or call 1-866-628-2277 and we’ll take care of the rest. We will pick up your vehicle, arrange to have your donation towed, and provide you with a tax-deductible receipt, all at no charge to you. Call 1-866-628-2277 or click here


Dona Abbott Emerging Artist Fund

You may designate your gift to this fund by phone or mail.