donation & membership
Give the gift of art! We welcome your tax deductible donation for general needs such as youth art scholarships, art supplies, and summer art camps. Gifts of $50 or more make you eligible for a Creative Arts membership - receive a newsletter, invitations to special events, and access to behind-the-scenes photos and stories.
Scroll down to use our online form to become a member. Please include your email address to receive your benefits.
If donating or joining by check, please make checks payable to Creative Arts Inc. and mail to 400 Highland Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
Donating through United Way? Contribute to Creative Arts Inc. by specifying our name or by using our United Way number: 10530947.
Scholarships are available and awarded to up to ten youth per year having strong artistic motivation and financial needs. Sponsor a scholarship student today through our online membership form below. Any amount is welcome, but $480 will fund an entire year of art for one scholarship student.
Scroll down to contribute online, and specify "scholarship" in the comment section of the donation form. If all scholarship students for this year are currently funded, your gift will be applied towards another need, such as art supplies, art camps, and special programs.
Most needed art supplies:
• Box canvas
• Canvas board
• Acrylic paint
• Watercolor paint
• Colored pencils
• Pottery clay & glazes
• Sculpey clay
Most school and office supplies also accepted:
• Printer paper
• Paper towels
Volunteers can choose to help with a variety of needs that fit your schedule. Distribute flyers, help set up and clean up special events, or assist with art classes. Behind the scenes or front and center, there is a place for everyone to volunteer with our vibrant arts organization.
Teens, Scouts, adults, and college students alike can all receive volunteer benefits such as community involvement, class credit, volunteer badges, resumé items, and work experience.
to ask about volunteering.
Thank you to the individuals and organizations who, through their generous support, make Creative Arts Inc. nonprofit art studio possible.
• Anonymous - $9,500 donation to Computer Art program
• Anonymous - $1,300 donation to Sewing program
• Darlene Bremer
• The Donna Vestal Foundation
• Google Grants
• Greg Cannizzo
• The Crystal Lake Lions Club
• Lakeside Legacy Foundation
• Danny Little
• Josh Meadows
• The McHenry County Community Foundation
• Janet Potter
• Ruth Sieber & John Schueler
• Carol Stone
• Doug Williamson
• Michael Williamson
• Nancy Williamson