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Planned and Endowment Giving ensures that future generations will have the same access to high-quality performing and visual arts enjoyed by Artis—Naples’ audiences today.

Endowment & Planned Giving


The Artis—Naples’ Endowment Fund provides critical annual support, while helping to ensure the long-term health of the organization. All gifts are invested carefully, and only the investment income from endowment gifts is allocated annually, leaving the principal intact.

Endowment donors have the satisfaction of knowing that, through their contribution, they are leaving a legacy that provides the gift of artistic expression to future generations.

Donors have the option of directing their Endowment Fund gift to such special interest funds as:

  Museum Endowment

Established in 1999, the Museum Endowment Fund is an investment in the future of The Baker Museum and our visual arts community.

  Orchestra  Endowment

Established in 1990 as a long-term investment in the life of the Naples Philharmonic and with a current goal of $25 million, the Orchestra Endowment Fund ensures that the continued high-quality of the orchestra’s artistry, while helping its administrators recruit the finest musicians, conductors and visiting artists.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts can help you match your personal financial goals and desire to support Artis—Naples. Creatively structured to provide tax advantages and benefit you and your family, planned gifts allow donors to support the institution they love at a higher level than they thought possible.

There are many different ways to give. From a simple bequest to more complex arrangements, we welcome the opportunity to assist you and your advisors in planning a contribution that suits your needs.

With a little planning, you can leave a legacy that will ensure that high-quality performing and visual arts are available for generations to come.

For more information about Planned and Endowment Giving, please contact Cindy Learned, Annual Fund Manager, at 239-254-2702 or clearned@artisnaples.org.


Share your love of the arts by becoming a part of The Baker Museum community. Enhance your experience of the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, educational programs, and social opportunities, and enjoy memorable times spent with family and friends by becoming a member today.

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Thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors, Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s most vital cultural resource, presenting the very best of visual and performing arts. We also remain dedicated to transforming the lives of young people through exceptional education opportunities.

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Free multi-disciplinary community days allow families and young people to experience both the orchestra and the museum. Open-air concerts in Cambier Park as well as performances in Bonita Springs and Marco Island extend our reach and make great art accessible to thousands.

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