Donations are accepted via cash, check, online, or via stock donations

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Is my Academy gift tax deductible?

  • Most Academy gifts are completely tax deductible. Always consult with a tax professional.

Do I have to pay all at once?

  • Memberships may be paid in full via check, debit, or credit card at the time of joining or renewal. Members may also choose to pay their commitment monthly, over the course of one year, through automatic debit or credit card payments.

When does my membership renew?

  • Your membership will end one year after becoming a Member of the Academy. A member of our team will contact you before your membership expires to discuss renewal options.

Can I move to a higher membership level?

  • Yes! Members may move between levels by donating additional funds.

Is my gift secure?

  • YES! All payments will be processed using a secure online giving form
Stock gifts

Donating stock is one of the smartest ways to give, and it benefits you while supporting the Academy Center of the Arts. Here’s why: You can save on taxes – When you donate your appreciated assets, you avoid paying capital gains tax. If you itemize deductions, you can also take a charitable deduction for the entire donation amount.


Stock Donation Instructions

Instructions for making a stock donation are as follows:

Account Name: Academy Center of Arts, Inc.

Account Number: WA7-020968

DTC Number: 0226

DTC Firm: National Financial Services

Truist Wealth

810 Main Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504

(434) 846-2711

Broker Contacts: Mike Madden, Chad Waterworth, Will Poats, Roger Vaden

For more information, contact our Director of Development at (434) 528-3256 x118.

EIN: 23-7061145

Learn more about Endowment & Legacy Giving.

Meet the Development Team