Contributions to Living Arts support our mission to engage Detroit youth, teachers and families in transformative experiences in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts.


Your tax-deductible donation to Living Arts will:

  • Deliver intensive artist residencies in Detroit Head Start and PreK, elementary, and middle school classrooms that help students learn through the arts and succeed in school;
  • Ensure that children can participate in high quality after school or summer art classes regardless of their ability to pay;
  • Staff all of our programs with accomplished artists who are excited to share their creative talents with Detroit’s children;
  • Purchase costumes, materials, and equipment that make it possible for youth to make great art!

Ready to make a gift or become a monthly donor?

Planned Giving & Bequests

To learn more about planned giving options or how to make Living Arts a beneficiary of your will or trust, contact Tara Tuomaala, Director of Development, at 313.841.4765 or If you have already made a provision for Living Arts in your estate plans, please let us know so that we can thank you!

Donate by Mail or Phone

Please make your check payable to “Living Arts” and mail to: 
8701 W. Vernor, Ste. 301,
Detroit, MI 48209.

Or make your gift with a credit card by calling 313.841.4765.


Living Arts has a range of community programs, performances and events that provide great opportunities for corporate sponsorship. Learn how you can join with other Detroit area businesses in supporting youth through the arts by contacting Tara Tuomaala, Director of Development, at 313.841.4765 or

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