There are five different ways your tax-deductible donation can help The Muse Writers Center:
Sponsor our New Center: Contributors will be able to sponsor tables, desks, chairs, and other furniture in amounts ranging from $20-$400, as well as sponsor classrooms, the library, the auditorium, and other rooms in amounts ranging from $500-$7,500. All donations are tax-deductible and all donors will be acknowledged with a thank you plaque on the item(s) or room(s) sponsored as well as special recognition at our grand opening and throughout the year.
Tuition Assistance Donation: This is our most important special fund. We offer low-cost, high-quality creative and creative writing classes, but sometimes people can't afford a class. It's our policy to never turn anyone away from taking a class because they can't afford it. We established The Tuition Assistance Fund to help defray the cost of tuition to those who need it. Make your tax-deductible donation to this important fund.
Conference & Craft Development Funding: The Julia Hislop Conference & Craft Development Fund awards current and past students at The Muse Writers Center funding and scholarships for participation in writers conferences and other craft-development opportunities, and can be used to help pay a portion of their tuition, expenses, and/or conference fees. Make your tax-deductible donation to this important fund.
General Fund Donation: We're a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and your General Fund donation helps us with our day-to-day expenses (rent, utilities, supplies, and other operating expenses) as well as building for our future. We definitely appreciate—and use wisely—all general fund donations. Make a tax-deductible donation to this important fund.
College Scholarship Fund: The Joan Rorke-McClure Futures Scholarships are awarded each September to current and past students at the Muse Writers Center to help pay a portion of their tuition and/or expenses involved with beginning or continuing undergraduate or graduate study in the field of creative writing. Make your tax-deductible donation to this important fund.
You can use the links aboveto donate by credit card or check. Checks can be made payable to The Muse Writers Center, and write the fund's name to which you wish to donate in the memo. Please mail it to:
The Muse Writers Center
2200 Colonial Ave. Suite #3
Norfolk, VA 23517
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