Give Children the Arts

Support arts field trips for all students

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Donate to our year-end campaign! Help us raise $20,000 to fund students from 80 Title 1 schools taking an Act One field trip for the first time.  An anonymous donor will match the first $5,000 in donations received by December 31.

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Your Donation Opens the World to a Child

Arts are the great equalizer. We believe that experiencing art together removes socioeconomic challenges that inhibit a deeper learning experience. Spending a few moments contemplating the subjects in a painting, thinking about their daily challenges and exploring the emotion presented expands your world view and makes you a more compassionate person. Imagine generations of students that never see the inside of a museum or witness the magic of a live performance.

Act One provides two programs that work hand-in-hand in opening the doors to the arts for thousands of Arizonans. Through the Act One Culture Pass program, more than 500,000 library cardholders annually have the opportunity to experience one of our stellar arts and culture partners free of charge. The Field Trip program provides more than 40,000 students from Title 1 schools opportunities to experience an artistic field trip. The Act One experience includes transportation, admission and a teaching guide to help prepare students for the field trip.

Providing access to the arts is not about today. It is about the future.

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A Message From Our Donors

Several Act One donors generously share why they support Act One in these short videos.

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It takes just $10 to send a child on an arts field trip. Give the gift of the arts to students from Title 1 schools year-round by giving monthly. Learn More

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“Act One occupies a unique space at the intersection of arts and education by providing access to the arts for Title 1 kids who could not otherwise attend these programs … The bottom line for me is it’s all about equity. I and my children were fortunate to be able to experience the arts as part of our educational development. I want all children to have the same opportunities.”

— Lois Savage, Former Act One Board President