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Every gift counts! Large or small, every gift has a tremendous impact on our programs!

Craft Alliance Annual Fund

Donations made to Craft Alliance’s annual fund support our annual operating budget. Your generosity ensures that we are able to deliver on our mission to nurture and inspire creativity and engagement, educating and enriching our community through contemporary craft.

Your Annual Fund gift provides vital support where it’s needed most. From offering innovative programming and exhibitions, to upgrading our studios, to offering learning and engagement opportunities to the community, your gift will strengthen the field of craft today.


Other ways to support Craft Alliance 


Craft Alliance members keep our wheels spinning, weaving shuttles flying, torches burning, and craft education thriving. Because of their generous support, we believe members deserve more. From exclusive discounts and early camp registration to exhibition previews and special member events, there is so much craft to explore this year!

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Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

A donor advised fund (DAF) provides an easy way to make significant charitable gifts with immediate tax benefits and deductions, and allows you to give back to a cause that’s close to your heart.
How to recommend a gift to Craft Alliance:
1.    Request a grant distribution through your DAF sponsor.
2.    Be sure to use Craft Alliance’s EIN # 43-1022226.
3.    Indicate whether your gift is unrestricted or designated to a specific cause i.e. program, annual fund, appeal. You can also designate Craft Alliance as a beneficiary for your donor advised fund.

Matching Gifts

Many employers are happy to match your donations to 503(c) nonprofits. When combined with your gift, these matches can double your contribution! Don’t forget, employers can also match your Membership dues!

Estate Planning

A planned gift, or bequest, provides benefits year after year to Craft Alliance and invests in the future of St. Louis’s only center dedicated to craft. There are a variety of ways to include Craft Alliance in your estate planning. If you have included us in your estate plans we would love to acknowledge your generous gift, but we will respect wishes to remain anonymous. For more information, please contact Jessica Goodhart, Director of Development and Communications, at 314.725.1177, ext. 321 or

Stock Gifts

Making a gift of stock is a popular way of supporting Craft Alliance. For more information, review our Stock Procedures below, or contact Jessica Goodhart, Director of Development and Communications, at 314.725.1177, ext. 321 or

Stock Procedures

Naming Opportunities

You can show your support for craft and the creative community by naming principal spaces in Craft Alliance's new location in the Delmar Maker District. Available opportunities include: 

Metals Studio
Glass Studio
Digital Design Studio

For more information, please contact Jessica Goodhart, Director of Development and Communications, at (314) 725-1177 ext. 321 or

In-Kind Donations

If you have items that you wish to donate or you would like to purchase items on behalf of Craft Alliance, please give us a call and we would be happy to help. 


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Schnucks eScrip

Pick up a "My Schnucks Card" at any Schnucks store, register for eScrip, and Schnucks will automatically give to Craft Alliance every time you make a purchase! 

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