The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is becoming a traditional day of giving. With all the money you saved on Black Friday and Cyber Monday it is our hope that you are in the mood to GIVE. The link below, will take you to and article from the LA Times and gives you a little background on the #Giving Tuesday idea. Wish we would have thought of it—but glad someone did. . You can make contributions any time, but this day has a special meaning–with the holidays, giving is a powerful message. The link below will allow you to simply make a donation or make a donation in honor of, in memory of, on in the name of someone near and dear to you.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
The Ann Hall Artist-in-Residence summer program was begun in the summer of 2006. This program, a long-held goal of the Leelanau Community Cultural Center, was made possible by a special gift from the Hall family. The Halls, who have been Leland summer residents for years, were prompted to fund this position for the first 3 years, following the unexpected death of Ann Hall, a gifted artist. The Artist-in-Residence will continue in 2010 with the generous support from donations to this program.
This fund supports the day to day operations of The Old Art Building.
The Lizzy Oliver Scholarship Fund was established by the Oliver family in memory Lizzy Oliver. The funds are made available for individuals who wish to take classes, but are not be able to afford the total cost. Allowing those with an artistic interest to be involved with LCCC programs regardless of their financial constraints.
LCCC ENDOWMENT FUND
The LCCC has restored the historic Old Art Building in Leland and is making it a center for educational and cultural programs, as well as community events. Building improvements continue to be made and programs expanded throughout the calendar year. In order to ensure the long-term sustainability of the effort, the LCCC, in the year 2000, established an endowment fund with the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation (GTRCF.) The income from this fund will be used to support our three main objectives:
- Creating educational and cultural programs
- Maintaining and improving the building and grounds
- Providing an operating budget
Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the LCCC Endowment Fund. Help preserve the Old Art Building as a landmark and focal point for educational and cultural activities in the community. You may want to contribute to the Endowment Fund in the following ways:
- Outright gifts such as cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, royalties, personal or life insurance
- Bequests in wills such as general, specific, restricted, or contingent bequests
- Charitable remainder annuity trusts
- Charitable remainder unitrust
- Trust agreements
- Gift annuity agreements
We know donors choose to give to a cause because they care. Through year-end, Donations to the LCCC Endowment fund at the GTRCF qualify for the Michigan Income Tax Credit. We will be happy to consult with you and/or your financial advisors regarding any contributions.