Friday, June 25, 2010

Great Volunteer and Support Opportunities

Below are several ways you can join and support Arizona Consortium for the Arts.
Satisfy your urge to be part of the Arizona Consortium for the Arts community by volunteering. We are all volunteers.We need your skills and expertise. We need Ambassadors for our cause, we need help at our events, with special projects, just to name a few. Let us know how many hours you can volunteer and we will give you some specific task to complete. Please contact Elena @ 602-263-5373 or email Here are more ways to help us.

Our Wish List:
1. Our Special Edition of the Blue Guitar magazine printed so we can distribute it for FREE to senior centers, hospitals, schools, etc.

2. Seeking sponsors for our Annual Blue Guitar Festival of the Arts and our Annual Fall Festival of the Arts.

3. Seeking people, businesses and organizations to benefit our consortium at their events

4. Silent auction/raffle items needed for our ongoing fund-raising efforts/events/ benefits

5. Share your skills and expertize with us, including, Grant Writing, Marketing, Social Media, Web Design, Donor Development, Individual Giving, Corporate Giving, Sponsorships, Special Events, Community Outreach, Community Partnerships, Giving Circles, Organize a Friends of the Arizona Consortium for the Arts Group, form a painters circle, a poetry circle, and other various interest arts groups
1. Support our consortium without spending a dime! Simply open a new BBVA Compass checking account and tell your BBVA Compass Banker to apply our organization code – 93098. BBVA Compass will pay us a royalty of $50 for your account opening. If you are already a BBVA Compass customer, simply tell your banker to update your account to include our organization's code - 93098. You can also do this by calling 1-800-COMPASS or at any BBVA Compass Banking Center. For more information- visit: and use affinity code - 93098

2.Place a personal/business/listings/greetings ad to be included in our next edition of “The Blue Guitar” literary and arts journal/magazine. Each edition is published on the Web site –
“The Blue Guitar” is the first project of the Arizona Consortium for the Arts. Through our networking the magazine reaches thousands of readers and they are anxiously awaiting each issue. Please consider placing an ad in the magazine.
Here are the listings/greetings/ ad rates:Listing (name) - $10One-eighth of a page — $50One-quarter of a page — $100One-half of a page — $200Full page — $400To place an ad and for information please contact Elena or 602-263-5373
3.Shop online using Market America and benefit our Arizona Consortium for the Arts!!!
4. Do you buy/sell items on eBay? Would you like to buy/sell items on eBay? This is the consortium’s link to eBay Giving Works - Be the first to list an item(s) and help our cause today. Buyers - Keep checking periodically for items listed by our members/sellers, the seller will choose to donate 10% - 100% of the final sale to our consortium.
5. Support our consortium without spending a dime! If you know anyone who is buying or selling real estate in the US or Canada, ask them to use Brokers for Charity and they donate 10% of the real estate broker's commission to us! Whether it's commercial or residential, you can designate that the donation be made to Arizona Consortium for the Arts. For all information contact Janae Jaynes-Learned - Designated Broker @ Brokers for Charity - – call 888-501-GIVE (4483) Toll Free and visit
6. Help Arizona Consortium for the Arts When You Shop! Over 700 stores participate in our donation program, including, eBay, Staples, JC Penney, Barnes & Noble,,, Office Depot, QVC, Expedia, Home Depot, HSN, Best Buy, Drs. Foster & Smith, Gap,, & NORDSTROM.-- Click here to see donation rates for all 700+ stores. A penny a search and a portion of each purchase will be donated to Arizona Consortium for the Arts for free. How often do you search or shop online? As an iGive shopper, you have access to exclusive coupon codes, free shipping deals, and sale alerts. In other words, iGive is more than just shopping for a cause – we’re actively seeking out the best deals to help save you money Searching or Shopping means a donation. It's just that free and easy. A penny or more per search, a $5 bonus for your first purchase and up to 26% of your purchases at over 730 stores like Amazon, eBay, Travelocity, Home Depot, Staples, and many, many more. Plus you SAVE money with exclusive coupons/free shipping deals. Click here to participate
7. The Blue Guitar Tee Shirts are now available for purchase through* The consortium will make a percentage from each purchase. Click on* , feel free to customize.
8. Save Big, Spend Less and Give Back at Neighborhood businesses send Doozy their very best deals—such as “Get a $50 Gift Certificate for $25.” When you sign up/register at Doozy of a Deal, please select our Consortium as the benefiting organization. As a registered member/subscriber you will then begin to receive the offers in the email. Subscribers are encouraged to “share the love” by forwarding the deal to others who might enjoy it. EVERY TIME you buy a Doozy of a Deal, the consortium will receive 7.5% of the purchase. For information, details and to register - Visit

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