The MCAAC Arts Endowment Fund
We are pleased to share with you that an endowment fund is set up for the Mackinaw City Area Arts Council (MCAAC). The MCAAC endowment was initially funded by a generous gift from Ray and Cidney Roth, former president, and added to by Joan Pepper. The Roth’s have been long time supporters of the Arts Council as well as active members. Additionally, they were very instrumental in creating the Music in Mackinaw program and MCAAC. This endowment was established under the Northeast Michigan Community Foundation, the umbrella organization for the affiliate Straits Area Community Foundation. Gifts can be made directly to the Community Foundation or to MCAAC.
The MCAAC Endowment Fund exists to help the Arts Council grow and to help us attain financial security. Your gift will enable us to continue to bridge the gap from our current capital fundraising, which meets our short-term needs, to long-term planning, which has obvious benefits. Eventually we hope to have a permanent venue and staff to allow us to expand our fine art experiences for Mackinaw City and the surrounding area. We can hardly wait! Please help us to secure our plan for staffing venue, and program expansion by making a gift to our Endowment or Operating Budget. Our current goal is raising $250,000 or more in 5 years.
To donate directly make checks payable to the Community Foundation specifying your desire to have it go to Mackinaw City Area Arts Council under the affiliate Straits Area Community Foundation. The address for Northeast Michigan Community Foundation is P.O. Box 495, Alpena, MI 49707. Your contribution is tax deductible. You may also use our online Endowment Fund Online Donation Form – click here.
MCAAC Endowment Donation Levels
We welcome donations of all sizes including $50, $100, $250, $1000 level donations as well as larger amounts including bequests specified in estate plans.
Endowment Donations Levels Bridging the Arts
Bridge Pier Level $50
Bridge Tower Level $100
Bridge Mid Span Level $250
Bridge Multi-Span Span Level $1000