Get Involved with the YMI!
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Make A Contribution!
Your contributions go to support all of the YMI’s endeavors, including educational and public programs, exhibitions and a host of other initiatives that make for an enriching experience. Your generosity helps to strengthen our mission of promoting interculturalism and the preservation of cultural identity through a variety of program offerings.
The YMI Cultural Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.
The best way to contribute is to do so online using this form. If you prefer to make a contribution over the phone, contact us at (828) 257-4540.
You can also mail us a contribution at:
YMI Cultural Center, Inc.
Again, we thank you for your generous support of the YMI Cultural Center.
Volunteers work directly with visitors and staff to add to the visitor’s experience as well as provide critical behind-the-scenes support. Our goal is to find a match for your interests with various volunteer opportunities at the Center.
To find out how you can help, call (828) 257-4540 or use our contact form . Be sure to tell us a little about yourself, your interests and availability.
Some of the Benefits of Volunteering with the YMI Cultural Center
- Contributing to the success of arts and culture in the Asheville community
- Expanding your knowledge about African American art, history and culture
- Challenging yourself to learn a new skill
- Forming new friendships
Become a Sponsor!
The YMI is looking for corporate underwriters of our programs. Corporate sponsors of events will have their business information and logo included in publicity materials. It’s a great way to give back to the community and show your commitment to Asheville. Please contact the YMI Board of Directors Chair at (828) 257-4540 to discuss specific opportunities for partnering with the YMI to bring great things to Asheville.