Meet Trae Story, 2022 Scholarship Recipient

Because of the scholarship he received to attend a workshop this summer Trae was able to hone in his craft, explore new ideas and bring his expertise back into the community.

Each year, Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers scholarships to 25% of its student base. Today you can help discount the cost of someone else’s workshop by donating today to the Ranch’s scholarship program.

Your support helps to ensure that Anderson Ranch can continue to provide world-class programs and opportunities for artists of all backgrounds.

Every donation, no matter the size, ensures that creative expression and growth can continue to flow through our communities.

Show your #ranchmade gratitude and donate today.

Now through December 6th, the more you give, the more support we receive from the Colorado Gives Day Incentive Fund!

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Questions? Contact our Development Office: 970.924.5052

Giving Opportunities

Make a Difference

Your donation generates hundreds of opportunities to emerging artists every year.

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National Council

Receive invitations to exclusive events and early workshop registration among many other benefits.

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Your Gift is Important

Each year, the Ranch relies on the generosity of our supporters to help cover costs associated with workshops, our Artists-in-Residence Program, community outreach and public events. Your gift will be used to support:

150 visual arts workshops taught by over 150 faculty.

28 residencies for emerging and established artists.

16 annual visiting artists projects.

Over 10 yearly gallery exhibitions featuring local and national artists.

Over 40 yearly artist talks, where faculty and visiting artists discuss their work.

Community outreach and collaborations with local organizations.

Scholarships supporting over 25% of our workshop students.

State-of-the-art facilities.

Other Ways to Give

Gifts of Stock

A gift of long-term appreciated stock offers significant tax benefits. The gift is credited for the full market value of the securities, and you may deduct this full amount from federal income tax (if it is within 30 percent of adjusted gross income). Generally, the donor does not pay capital gains tax on the increased value of the securities. To ensure the transaction is handled to your specifications and satisfaction, and to receive proper credit and timely acknowledgment, please contact our Development Office, prior to making a gift of securities.

Gifts of Real Estate

Most real estate has appreciated faster than the rate of inflation and offers great potential in charitable gift planning. We would be happy to explore with you a gift of a home, vacation property, condominium, undeveloped land, or other real estate. For further information please contact our Development Office.

Gifts of Art

Throughout the year, Anderson Ranch hosts a wide range of special events, most notably, our Lunchtime Auctionettes in the summers and our Annual Art Auction every August. Our auctions feature the work of our renowned faculty, artistic staff, past residents and pieces from the collections of our supporters and the art community at large. If you have an artwork that you would like donate to Anderson Ranch, please complete the art works donation form and mail or email it to Ellie Hahn at Thank you in advance for keeping the Ranch in mind for your future art donations!

One form for each contribution, please.

If you would specifically like to donate a piece of work to the Annual Art Auction, please contact our Development Office.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts can help you meet your philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. Anderson Ranch can partner with you and your professional advisors to design a legacy plan using charitable giving techniques that may preserve your wealth, leave more for your heirs, and lower your tax burdens today.

Please read about Planned Giving here to learn more.

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Our Commitment to Donors

Anderson Ranch Arts Center will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by Anderson Ranch, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Ellie Hahn

Director of Individual Philanthropy

By Phone: 970.924.5052

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By Mail:

Anderson Ranch Arts Center
c/o Development Office
PO Box 5598
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

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