YES! I choose to make a difference with a fully tax-deductible, unrestricted, non-membership donation to the Cinema Arts Centre.
Our goal is to raise $135,000 in unrestricted, non-membership annual gifts by December 31, 2015.
We’ve been asking our members and patrons, “What’s the difference between seeing a film here in your independent community cinema and seeing a movie at home or anywhere else?” Overwhelmingly, what you are telling us is that the Cinema Arts Centre is a home-away-from-home and a welcoming place where ideas are explored and shared, and our community is inspired and transformed.
Please help us make a difference in the Life of the Cinema by giving a fully tax-deductible, non-membership contribution to the Cinema Arts Centre during our annual appeal, the Vic Skolnick Life of the Cinema Campaign.
“We’ve been with you since the days of 16mm on a bedsheet and you have continued to be a wonderful resource and gift to our community.” – Brenda and Barry Reiss, CAC Members
“We love having a place in our community that showcases stories from all over the world and yet is so essentially a neighborhood and community center.” – Larry and Donna Stein, CAC Members
We are truly grateful to everyone who supports our annual campaign, with contributions of any amount. And we are so grateful to our members who support us twice each year, once by joining or renewing CAC membership, and once by giving an additional non-membership gift to the Vic Skolnick Life of the Cinema Campaign.
In 1973, the CAC was founded under the name New Community Cinema with a borrowed projector and a sheet hung on the wall of our friend Nancy Hume’s dance studio. Today, we have three theaters and a big screen in our Sky Room Café. From this humble beginning, we are now over 10,500 members strong and still growing! Your gift will help us ensure that our independent community cinema will remain vital for generations to come.
The Life of the Cinema Campaign is critical to our operational budget!
The Cinema Arts Centre earns an average of $7 per attendee annually, yet our annual expenses average $17 per attendee. That means we need to raise an extra $10 for everyone who comes to a CAC program. Your fully tax-deductible, non-membership gift helps us do that!
We are very careful with your donations!
Year after year, our independent audits show that we spend about 80% of our revenue on program expenses, and only 20% on all administration, overhead and fundraising.
Click the link above to make your contribution today, or download this form and mail it to:Cinema Arts Centre 423 Park Avenue Huntington, NY 11743
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