Thousands of people, corporations and organizations generously contribute to the Arts and Education Council each year. The Arts and Education Council pools together these donations to invest in people, programs and organizations that keep art happening throughout the bi-state region. The Arts and Education Council is funded entirely by the generosity of these donors. Since 1963, the Arts and Education Council has raised and distributed more than $100 million for the arts and arts education in our community.
The Arts and Education Council relies on the donations of people like you - people who believe in the power of the arts - to offer grants and programs that keep art happening throughout our region.
Workplace Giving Partners
Employees contributing to workplace giving campaigns in corporations, foundations, schools and organizations across the bi-state region raised nearly $1 million for the Arts and Education Council in 2020. Campaign activities included virtual talent shows, craft nights, ping pong ball drop competitions, trivia nights and more. To learn how to start a workplace giving campaign, click here.
Corporations, foundations, schools and organizations that participated in workplace giving campaigns in 2020 are recognized at the Corporate Partners and Community Partners links below.
Corporations of all sizes across our region support the Arts and Education Council through event sponsorships, named art funds, annual gifts and other initiatives.
Each year, organizations from across the St. Louis region contribute to the Arts and Education Council to keep art happening in our community.