WestonArts formed in June 2005 as a volunteer organization whose mission is to raise funds to promote and develop the arts in Weston. There are currently more than 100 members.
The Weston School District has been the recipient of several grants and donations from WestonArts. WestonArts has raised funds for instrument storage units, sheet music storage units, community concerts, Weston Commission for the Arts, and several Weston School District teacher grants. One of it’s proudest achievements is the $300,000 Weston High School Auditorium Seat Campaign which was conducted in support of the Weston High School Auditorium renovation project, which successfully concluded in April 2008 and resulted in a reburbished auditorium for the high school which opened in Fall 2009.
WestonArts has also raised funds for scholarships, needs-based arts education grants for qualified Weston school children, equipment for the schools’ arts departments, and arts workshops for the enrichment of the entire Weston community.
Incorporation and 501(c)(3) status
WestonArts, Inc. was incorporated on September 2, 2005, and the US Internal Revenue Service awarded WestonArts nonprofit status on Febrary 4, 2006. Contributions are tax deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code. WestonArts may also receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers and gifts under section 2055, 2106, and 2522 of the Code.
Tax Deduction Guidelines
Your contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Please note that the IRS requires that the value of the goods or services associated with a donation be subtracted from the total to determine the tax deductible portion of the gift.