Make Tax Deductible Donation to the NACC!

Standard Membership $25.00


Many, if not most, members make additional contributions to the NACC over the course of the year. Because the NACC is a 501 (C)(3) not-for-profit, all donations are deductible to the extent allowed by law. Although some donors choose to request that their donation be used for a specific purpose, most trust that the NACC will use their donation where it is most needed.

The NACC provides 3 convenient ways to make donations.

Send a Check or Money Order
Mail to:

1201 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, New York 14301

Make a Pledge by email
Email to:
Kelly Lang Buckley

Corporate Sponsorships Offer Unique Marketing Opportunities

For companies interested in forging creative marketing relationships with the NACC, there are a myriad of opportunities available.  In return for supporting the Niagara Region’s premier arts center, corporate partners can receive high-profile exposure to the NACC’s rapidly growing audience and membership.

Whether your interest is simply in philanthropy, a beneficial marketing partnership, or client entertaining, the NACC will work closely with you to establish a mutually beneficial partnership in which your company’s goals are met flexibly and responsively. Sponsorship opportunities exist in the following areas:

  • Gallery Exhibitions
  • Theatrical Events
  • Educational and Outreach programs
  • Special Events
  • Naming Rights

For more information about corporate support and sponsorship at the NACC, please contact Lou Townsend by email at or by phone at (716) 282-7530.

NACC Facts

FACTS about the NACC…2015

The NACC is the Largest Multi-Arts Center in NY!

The NACC is Home in the 180,000 square foot former Niagara Falls High School
building centrally located in Niagara Falls, NY

  • A grassroots movement saved the building from demolition in 2000
  • Designated as a Multi-Arts Center by NYSCA in 2006
  • Community anchor in the City of Niagara Falls
  • The NACC covers an entire city block!
  • The NACC owns and maintains the historic building & grounds

 The NACC is Home to more than 75 artists and arts groups with studios in former classrooms

  • The average rent per room is $201, or $2.75 per square foot
  • The dream of having a studio becomes a reality for area artists to incubate their own small business which stimulates the local economy
  • List of Tenants
  • WNY arts & culturals contribute 87 million dollars to the local economy, according to the Center for Government Research

The NACC impacts our community & region 

600+ artists served by NACC programming
1,700+ children served by NACC programming & tenants
15,400+ individuals / audience members served by NACC programming
100,000+ regional, national and international audiences served by NACC tenant artists and arts groups
( radio, TV, internet, and movie productions, sound recordings, historic reporductions, fine art, music, dance and theater performances) 

The NACC is a Home to public spaces for the arts in the community

  • Two Art Galleries, Two Theaters, Outdoor Venues, a NYS Certified Sound Stage, a Radio Station, Meeting Rooms, Classrooms and Studios. These public spaces allow for a mix of visual and performing arts programs and programming
  • Each Year the NACC hosts Events, Lectures and Festivals :
    African American Arts and Music; Native American Arts and Music; Opera Performances, Children’s Events, 12+ Gallery Shows, Workshops, Classes, Architectural Tours, Membership Mixers, Artist Talks, Regional History Lectures, Radio Shows, Theater Performances, Gardening Workshops & Artisan Markets

The NACC is another Home for children

  • After-school and summer programs in art, music, community gardens and technology are provided for children in the City of Niagara Falls
  • Children are safe at the NACC where their talents, and confidence are nurtured and developed

The NACC’s is Financially Responsible and Believes in Transparent Financial Reporting

  • Rents Account for 58% of Revenue
    Memberships and Private Support are the next largest source of Revenue
  • Maintenance, Utilities, and Basic Building Repair are the NACC’s largest expenses
  • Most Programming is dependent on earmarked funds
  • The NACC currently employs only 6 part time staff members, and is supported by a core group of volunteers
  • Our greatest needs are to maintain the building, and to increase our paid staff positions to ensure continued organizational stability and quality programming.
  • Currently the NACC is working on capital improvements to increase revenue from rental of underdeveloped spaces and increasing membership.

Foundation Support

The NACC benefits greatly from Foundations that share our vision!

Despite its youth, the NACC has been the beneficiary of major support from several foundations who shared the dream and made significant investments in the future of the NACC.  If your foundation has an interest in supporting art and technology education, historic preservation, cultural tourism or neighborhood revitalization, please contact us so that we may provide detailed information.


For more information about Foundation support and sponsorship at the NACC, please contact Lou Townsend by email at or by phone at (716) 282-7530

Locker Plaques

Support the NACC with an Original NFHS Locker Plaque!

Over the past two years, nearly 200 people have taken advantage of the opportunity to sponsor one of the NACC’s original lockers. For a $100 donation, we will inscribe a name – yours, a friend’s, a parent’s – on a name plaque which will then be placed permanently on a locker.