Make A Donation
Fulfilling the Armory’s mission depends upon many things. We pledge to continue to provide programming that for our community and will support our staff and teaching artists to the best of our ability. If you are in a position to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Armory, please contribute today. Your investment will help safeguard our mission. Thank you.
Join the vibrant family of Armory members who support our programs and give back to the community. Members enjoy special access to the Armory year-round, including studio class discounts, exhibition previews, curator-led walkthroughs, and much more. Armory members also enjoy free access to hundreds of museums nationwide, including MOCA, the Frick collection and the Walker Art Center, through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association. Most importantly, your membership dues help us provide contemporary art exhibitions and performances; visual arts integrated lessons in public classrooms; year-round community programming at accessible sites across the region; and studio art class scholarships, all at no cost to our community.
Armory Legacy Society
Give the Gift of Art for Generations to Come! Members of our Legacy Society are generous and forward-thinking donors who support our long-term mission to transform lives and communities through the power of art. In addition to supporting our work through your generous annual donations, naming the Armory as a beneficiary in your will and living trust significantly contributes to the sustainability of the Armory in the long term and may offer you significant tax savings.
Thanks to our partnership with the nonprofit vehicle donation service CARS, you can now donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to the Armory, and perhaps even get a tax deduction! Click the button below, complete a quick online form, then we'll reach out to you to arrange the pick-up of your vehicle at absolutely no cost to you.
Other Ways To Support
Word of Mouth
Word of mouth is the most common way people discover the Armory. Share your experience! Whether you attend one of our gallery events, take a class online, or attend one of our community gatherings. Please leave us a review on Yelp or Facebook.
How Has the Armory Impacted You? Share Your Story!
Share anecdotes, events, pictures, or fond memories that illustrate how our mission to transform lives through the power of art has affected you or your loved ones. You can remain anonymous, if you like. Your stories lift our spirits and provide us with the opportunity to share our impact with donors.
Celebrating a birthday and don't want or need physical gifts? Consider hosting a birthday fundraiser on behalf of the Armory just like Cameron & Lindy did!
Social Media Fundraiser
This is great for birthdays, special occasions, or #GivingTuesday. Watch this 2 minute video to learn how to set up a fundraiser on Instagram or click here to see step by step how to create a fundraiser on Facebook. It's easy, and the Armory receives 100% of proceeds from your fundraiser. You can find Armory images to share here.
Through Group Raise, you can organize restaurant fundraisers in your community easily, simply book a date, spread the word, eat and raise!
Employee Matching Gifts
Many corporations match donations made by employees. Please check with your employer to see if your gift is eligible to be doubled or tripled.
Gifts of Stock
Donating appreciated securities like stocks may allow you to realize significant tax benefits when you make your gift. Please contact Andrew Gould at (626) 792-5101 x112 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to initiate your gift.
If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit the Armory Center for the Arts and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) directly to the Armory Center for the Arts without having to pay income taxes on the money. Please contact Andrew Gould at (626) 792-5101 x112 or email@example.com for more information.
Donate to our Recycle Room!
We accept select donations from community members to use in our art classes and programs. This is a great way to prevent items from ending up in a landfill and to support our programming. You can view our list of art and craft materials, tools, and books that we currently accept here.
Subscribe to our Armory Newsletter
Stay up to date with the latest Armory news, events, and ways to support us by subscribing to our e-newsletter.
Each year Armory Center for the Arts builds on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching, and presenting the arts. Individuals, private foundations, corporations, and government (City, State, Federal) agencies provide essential support to sustain the quality and reach of Armory programming.
Below is a list of new and continued supporters of the Armory for the current and most recent fiscal years as of April 6, 2023.
$250,000 and Over
The Getty Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Los Angeles Arts Recovery Fund
Jerry and Terri Kohl
California Arts Council
Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Los Angeles Visual Arts Coalition
Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Ann Peppers Foundation
Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundaton
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
The Green Foundation
Wendy Munger and Leonard Gumport
Pasadena Art Alliance
Linda Burrow and John Horn
East West Bank
Tamerlin and Tim Godley
Gale Kohl and Rene Chila
Pasadena Community Foundation
Pearlman Geller Family Foundation
Max Brennan and Sigrid Burton
John Caldwell Design
John and Susan Caldwell
The Fitzberg Foundation
Betsy Greenberg and Steve Nyblom
Harvey and Ellen Knell
Molly Munger and Stephen English
Sahm Family Foundation
Scott and Julie Ward
Z Clark Branson Foundation
Mary Chou and Gary Tsay
City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division
Creative Fundraising Advisors
Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust
Lenore S. & Bernard A. Greenberg Fund
Jet Propulsion Laboratories
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger
M. Denise and Joseph Lumarda
Allan and Nicole Mutchnik
Rotary Foundation of Pasadena
Clare and Chris Tayback
Nick and Karen Taylor
Louise and John Brinsley
Herb Ritts Foundation
Leslie A. Ito and Steve Wong
Jones Coffee Roasters
Pete and Rebecca Kutzer
Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation
National Charity League of San Marino
Philip A. Swan and Kristin Brown
Collin Ren and YuanYuan Han - LX Manna Auto
Christine and Sean Yu
Donations of all sizes make a huge difference. We want to acknowledge all donors who have given upwards of $2,499. Your donations allow the Armory t nurture our community and its young people by creating, learning, and presenting art to advance equity and social justice.
Thank you to all our donors for believing in the Armory. If you have any questions or would like to change your recognition, please contact Andrew Gould at (626) 792-5101 x112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a list of community partners with who we've had the pleasure and privilege of collaborating to bring arts education to more members of our community.
Membership dues are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. The Armory's federal tax ID number is 95-2907884.