Materials for the Arts collects a wide variety of donations which are distributed for free to MFTA recipients.

Donations may:

-Qualify for a free pickup

-Be dropped off at MFTA

-Be shipped to MFTA

-Be listed online using the Direct Donations service

Donors must declare the value of their donation to receive a letter for tax purposes.

Typical donations to MFTA include fabric, paper, art books, office supplies, props, paint, frames, traditional art supplies, and furniture.

All donations are made available for free to MFTA recipients: New York City nonprofit organizations with arts programming and public schools.

Click here for more information on donating to MFTA, or contact the Donations team at or 718-729-2065.