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We Need You!

Ticket sales cover only one-third of our Center’s budget. We must raise more than $5 million annually to deliver excellence on stage and in our programs for children, aspiring artists and underserved communities. Giving to our Circle of Friends Annual Fund is vital to our mission and financial well-being. 

Circle of Friends

Each year, donors to our Circle of Friends program help us create entertaining and educational programming in the arts, sciences and humantiies that inspire andiences and participants of all ages.  Please join your friends and neighbors in supporting this work in our community.

FAQs about being an individual donor

Giving Myths

Individual donors at the Center help ensure ticket prices remain affordable for all those who wish to experience high-quality programming, exhibitions, education and outreach.

The Truth / The Center is extremely thankful for the steadfast support of Dow and other corporate and foundation philanthropic leaders.  However, we must raise more than $5 million annually to deliver excellence on stage and in our programs for children, aspiring artists and underserved communities. Giving to our Circle of Friends Annual Fund is vital to our mission and financial well-being. 

 

The Truth / Midland Center for the Arts needs and counts on consistent annual gifts!

Midland Center for the Arts depends on annual gifts when setting each year’s budget. Consistent annual gifts allow the Center to better plan for future programs while also enabling us to react to current needs.

Our reliance on consecutive annual gifts is so important, these loyal donors automatically become members of our Circle of Friends.

Your annual gift supports both the strong traditions of the Midland Center for the Arts and what makes today’s Center unique.

 

The Truth / Every single gift plays an important role!

Each gift increases the Center's annual fund.

TRUTH / The cumulative effect of gifts from young patrons makes a big difference.

Young patron financial support is an example to others of their belief in the impact of cultural experiences. It demonstrates that the mission of the Center is important.