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The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts provides focused time, creative space, and artistic camaraderie to national and international artists of talent and promise. Since 1971, VCCA has built a community of over 6,000 writers, visual artists, and composers of excellence.

Your modern-day patronage makes possible the literature, visual art, and music created at VCCA that define our culture and enrich our society. Thank you for your support.

Boxwood Collective

Recurring gifts add up to a real impact for VCCA. Consider an affordable monthly contribution.

Planned Giving

Build a legacy through a planned gift to VCCA with creative and flexible giving options.

Special Events

Special events provide a fun and engaging way to meet artists and patrons of the arts.

Fund a Fellowship

Create a custom fellowship opportunity for artists seeking a residency, and be a true patron of the arts.

Ways to Give

Explore additional ways to support and sustain VCCA and its mission.



VCCA (Virginia Center for the Creative Arts) is tax-exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. We are classified as a public charity under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to VCCA are deductible. A copy of VCCA’s audited statement and IRS 990 are available upon request.


State and Federal Support

VCCA is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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