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The Society of Illustrators, Inc. is the oldest 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the art of illustration in America. Our Museum of Illustration is open year-round for diverse audiences to view our multicultural exhibitions and participate in our numerous art programs, most of which are free because of the generosity of our supporters. To enable us to provide more inclusive services to underserved youth/adults, kindly make a tax-deductible contribution via our Donations portal. Your gifts truly impact our ability to serve 30,000 people annually. Thank you!
Donations to Our General Fund Supplement These SI Initiatives Yearly: 
  • 12-15 Museum Exhibitions/Juried Competitions & Catalogues
  • 50-60 Artist-Led Public Programs & Education Initiatives
  • 3 SI/Parks Art Academies for Underserved Grades 5-8 Students
  • 6-9 High School Career Exploration & Portfolio Building Workshops
  • 10-12 Saturday Stories Workshops for Grades K-4 Students/Families
  • 40-50 Art Academy for Youth on Rikers Island Weekly Workshops
  • Nationwide College Student Scholarships for Future Illustrators
  • SI/MoCCA Permanent Collection of 3,500 Works of Art Archival Care
  • SI MoCCA Arts Festival Off-Site Fees
  • Historic Society Building Repairs/Maintenance & IT/Website Updates
Gifts in Honor or Memory of a Loved One or Special Occasion
Celebrate a beloved family member, friend, or special occasion with a charitable gift to the Society of Illustrators, Inc. in their honor or memory. Tax-deductible contributions can be made to recognize a designated person(s) or event by completing the Gift in Honor Type form in the Donations portal.
Corporate Matching Gift Program

Corporations can establish a Matching Gift Program with their employees and designate the Society of Illustrators, Inc. as its charitable recipient of donations of $100 and up. Help double employees’ tax-deductible gifts by adding our 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization to your contributions list today! 

Major Gifts for Naming Opportunities, Endowments & Estate Planning
Contributors of $25,000 and up major gifts are welcome to inquire about our naming opportunities of programs, galleries, and other spaces throughout our historic building. Benefactors seeking to create an endowment or include the Society in their estate planning with a gift  $50,000 and up are encouraged to call our Executive Director Arabelle Liepold at 212-838-2560.

Make a Donation

For General Fund donation questions, kindly contact our
Director of Public Programs and Partnerships Lindsay Compton

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