Give the Gift of Creativity

Your Donation Brings Art Buddies to More Children Around the Metro Area

Make a one-time donation or an ongoing gift

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Your tax-deductible gift will:

  • Help hundreds of kids from high-needs schools discover their creative gifts, boost their confidence, and increase their motivation to learn each year.

  • Open young minds to new possibilities by introducing them to exciting creative careers.

  • Give each child much-needed individual attention from a caring creative mentor.

Other Ways to Give

Your time, talents, and resources unlock limitless possibilities.

Connect Your Agency or Organization

Give Your Time As a Creative Mentor

Connect with students one-on-one in our weekly after-school art program.

Spread the Word by becoming an Advocate

Connect with us on social and help us create a larger impact for students in the Twin Cities.

Donate Art Supplies to Construct Costumes

Download our Most Needed Supplies list.



How your dollars are used

Art Buddies is independently funded by private and public donors, including individuals (40%), businesses (20%), private foundations (20%) and government grants (20%).

On average, 80% of funds received cover direct program costs, including art supplies, storage, and staff to coordinate and lead each program; 20% of funds cover necessary infrastructure and administration to maintain our non-profit operations.

Our Tax ID is 41-1797876.

For more, visit our GuideStar page.

Or donate by mail

You can mail your donation check to:

Art Buddies
110 North Fifth Street, Floor 10
Minneapolis, MN 55403