ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 2, 2023) — It’s that time of year again when you can maximize the impact you can have on arts and culture in our community by making a donation to Quad City Arts through Birdies for Charity!

Quad City Arts supports arts education for the entire community and is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. Our programs impact over 295,765 people each year through public art events, public art installations, in-school artist residencies, paid internships in the arts for students, gallery exhibits that support local artists, a re-granting of funds to artists and organizations, arts advocacy, and so much more!

With Birdies for Charity, Quad City Arts receives 100% of your donation PLUS a guaranteed bonus of 5-10% that funds these vital areas of importance to our community.

When you donate to Quad City Arts, you’re helping to provide:

  • Meaningful arts education opportunities for over 30,000 students in our region through in-school artist residencies that inspire, uplift, and transform a student’s academic, social, and emotional well-being.
  • Scholarships, stipends, and awards to students for expressing their creative talents through the arts and helping them realize their full potential.
  • Opportunities for over 700 local and regional artists to showcase and sell their work through online and in-person exhibits, referrals, workshops, and a recently-launched “Artist Index” search tool, making it easier to find artists for hire.
  • Creative placemaking through public art installations and events that contribute to the cultural vitality of our region, neighborhood livability, drive tourism, and support local artists.
  • Grants awarded to schools, artists, and non-profit organizations that fund innovative community arts projects that enrich our quality of life.

Your support keeps the arts alive. Please consider a tax-deductible donation so together we can continue bringing outstanding arts programming to our community for generations to come.

On behalf of the artists, the board of directors and the staff at the Quad City Arts, thank you for your generosity. We hope to see you at future events.


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