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 here to invest in Golden's premiere arts organization!


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.


Click on the button above to make a secure gift online using your Mastercard, Visa, or American Express card.

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.


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

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. 

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.

Dona Abbott Emerging Artist Fund

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