How you help us do what we do.
A 2018 report.
LowellArts is a 501(c)3 designated nonprofit organization. The purpose of a nonprofit is to provide programs and services identified by its community and defined by the nonprofit’s mission. LowellArts believes that the arts are an integral part of our quality of life. Contributions from individuals, businesses, foundations and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs are vital to our ability to deliver creative arts programming to our community. LowellArts mission includes serving artists by “Connecting Artists and Audiences through the Visual and Performing Arts.”
These 2018 report financials are for the LowellArts annual operating budget, including the Lowell Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts that LowellArts co-produces with the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. This report does not include fundraising for the facility.
"Michigan’s creative industries are a powerful force across our state contributing to the vibrancy of our communities, growth and prosperity of our economy, and the education of Michigan’s youth as the leaders and innovators for our future."
~ Creative Many
Programs and Services: Direct costs for gallery, theater, music events, classes, Fallasburg Arts Festival
Artists: Theater management, musicians’ performances, class instruction, commission on artwork sales
Facility and Overhead: Utilities, insurance, accounting, repairs and maintenance
Fundraising: Grantwriting, fundraising events, membership drives
Earned Income: Theater and concert tickets, classes, artwork sales, entry fees, raffle, Fallasburg Arts Festival
Businesses: Program and event sponsorships, year-end donations
Foundations: Lowell Area Community Fund, United Way, family foundations
Individuals: Memberships, year-end donations
Government: Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts