Your investment in the Annual Fund will:
My husband and I support the Annual Fund because we have always been involved in the arts and we feel that the Council supports causes which bring the arts to numerous people who might otherwise not have contact with such activities. – Fred and Jean Sharf, Philanthropists
The creativity of artists brings vitality to our community and our lives. We are happy to support the Cultural Council and their work on behalf of artists, making their work more broadly available to the residents of Palm Beach County. – William and Luann Parmelee
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are gifts to the Council’s Annual Fund used?
Money donated to the Annual Fund each fiscal year is used in an art or cultural area that require it most. The flexibility of this Fund allows for the Council to manage priorities based on circumstance.
How does the Council Annual Fund impact residents in Palm Beach County?
In order to ensure school children from a wide range of backgrounds throughout Palm Beach County have access to art and cultural organizations, we rely on the annual support of friends. The Cultural Council is committed to ensuring that students have access to the benefits of arts and cultural opportunities in our county.
"When I color, I make the whole world pretty." -- Natalia, age 6
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Will my Annual Fund gift make as much of a difference to the Council compared to a traditional arts organization?
Absolutely. Gifts to the Council’s Annual Fund have an immediate impact and reach far beyond school children. Not only are we educating and inspiring up and coming artists and leaders, we are providing financial support of more than $3 million dollars per year to cultural organizations and artists throughout the County.
Where can I make a gift to the Council’s Annual Fund?