You can make an impact at Michigan Legacy Art Park now and in the future.

Thank you for considering a gift to Michigan Legacy Art Park. Two-thirds of our annual budget is supported by donations from supporters like you.

We rely on gifts from individuals, corporate sponsorships, and foundation grants to implement the mission-driven activities now and to ensure sustainability in the future.

Making a donation to Michigan Legacy Art Park is also a thoughtful way to honor a loved one. Once your gift is received, if you’d like we will send a card to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift.

Mysterious Traveler Field Trip 2017
Mysterious Traveler Field Trip 2017
Mysterious Traveler Field Trip 2017

Annual Fund

support art and learning today

Give to our annual fund and support our art and learning programs and activities that are happening now.

  • Gifts to the Art Park are fully tax deductible – and keep in mind that you can receive tremendous additional tax benefits when you give us appreciated stock!
  • Supports greatest need or be directed toward a specific program
  • Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one.

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You can also send a check via mail or make your donation over the phone. Contact information here.

Art Park Community Foundation Endowment


Endowment and Beneficiary Designation

Future gifts allows us to have predictable cash flows so that we can focus on our mission by reducing the amount of resources we put into annual fundraising activities.

You can help by adding Michigan Legacy Art Park as a beneficiary of your will, trust or life insurance policy; or by making a gift to the Michigan Legacy Art Park Endowment Fund at the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation.

  • Fully tax deductible
  • Allows you to leave more assets to your heirs
  • Recognition as a Legacy Society member
Download Beneficiary Forms Make a Gift to Our Endowment

David Barr sculpture, Sawpath No 2
David Barr sculpture, Sawpath No 2
David Barr Sawpath 2

Now and Future

Planned Giving

Consider a planned gift if you are at a transition in your life.

For Life Income Plans, there are many structures that can be customized for your circumstances including Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Pooled Income Funds. Charitable Lead Trusts have many benefits for your heirs.

  • Allows for current or future tax deduction
  • Allows for current or future income streams
  • Maximizes the amount of assets left to your heirs
  • Recognition as a Legacy Society member

To make a planned gift, first talk with your estate planning attorney and personal financial advisor, then let us know of your intentions.

Please contact [email protected] or (231) 378-4963 to speak to our staff.