the Black Mountain Center for the Arts


The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that depends on donor contributions to achieve our mission. For over twenty years we have promoted and supported the literary, visual, and performing arts in our community. We need your support to continue to “bring the people to the arts and the arts to the people”. Thank you!

Ways to Donate



Matching gifts are an easy way to increase the impact of your contribution at no additional cost to you. Check with your company’s Human Resources department to see if matches donations to nonprofits.


Make a lasting contribution to the work of BMCA by naming us as a beneficiary in your will, as a recipient of a portion of your estate, or by establishing a charitable trust. If you would like more information about making a planned gift, please contact Lori Cozzi, Executive Director, director@blackmountainarts, or call 828.669.0930.


Your online purchases through Amazon can benefit BMCA! When you shop at, you’ll find the same prices and selection as… but with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to your selected charitable organization.

Follow these steps to give a little extra support to our programs:

  1. Go to and log-in with your existing Amazon account info

  2. Select BMCA as your charitable organization (or use this link to go directly to selecting us).

  3. Start shopping from and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to us!!

Note: If you have a Prime account you will receive your full account benefits through the AmazonSmile domain.


Support BMCA as a sponsor and show your customers that you support creativity, education, and art-making in our community. We have a range of sponsorship opportunities designed to fit your marketing needs and community-facing objectives, such as sponsoring an event, exhibition, or performance. Click here to view our current sponsorship options. To sponsor our programs, please contact Lori Cozzi, Executive Director, email or call 828.669.0930.


BMCA accepts new and gently used items. Your in-kind donation is a great way to support our work and reduce our costs. Do you have services or items to donate? We’d love to hear from you! Please call us at 828.669.0930.