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Vermont Arts Council Membership

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Your annual membership cultivates and expands the role of the arts and creativity throughout Vermont.

$50 covers the cost of resource materials for one artist attending Breaking Into Business, a two-day workshop that teaches business skills

$100 sets the stage for an outstanding Vermont artist to be recognized in his or her own community

$250 transports a busload of students from the Northeast Kingdom to the Flynn for a top-flight stage performance

$500 places a professional teaching artist in residence in a classroom for two days to help unlock the mystery and mastery of geometry

$1,000 builds community and brings an evocative work of art to a Vermont downtown

$3,000 grants a Vermont artist time and space to create new work

Member Categories*

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  • Ambassador $5,000 and above
  • Creator $2,500-$4,999
  • Community Builder $1,000-$2,499
  • Supporter $500-$999
  • Facilitator $100-$499
  • Convener $50-$99
  • Friend of the Arts up to $49

*Members contributing $50 or higher may vote in board elections and on by-laws changes. Members also receive the Arts Council's Annual Report and advance notice of the annual meeting and award events.

Photo of a parade at nightThe Vermont Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law and will be acknowledged in the Annual Report.

Join Today

Make a single contribution or set up monthly installments. Use this secure online form in Acceptiva or mail this printable form.

Other Giving Options

Planned Giving

Planned gifts support the arts for years to come. Deferred giving, trusts, will provisions, retirement plan designations, and insurance policies in which the Council is named as beneficiary can all be considered. Council staff, drawing on resources made available by the Vermont Community Foundation, would be happy to work with you and your financial or estate-planning advisors to determine the gift best suited to your needs, desires, and goals.

Gift Membership

Give the Gift of the Arts! Purchase a membership for a friend or loved one, who will receive a beautiful artist-designed card acknowledging your gift. Use this secure online form in Acceptiva.

Double Your Contribution

Some companies will double or triple your contribution to the Vermont Arts Council, even if you are a retired employee. To apply for a match of your donation to the Arts Council, contact your employer's human resources office.


Questions? Contact Director of Outreach and Advancement at 802.828.5423 or by email to

Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633