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The American Needlepoint Guild, Inc. ("ANG") is recognized as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. A donation to ANG is a gift to keep needlepoint growing.

In addition to gifts to the Funds described below, ANG accepts contributions of needlework supplies (e.g., canvases, charts, unused thread) for fundraising auctions that are held throughout the year. For additional information about our auctions, please click here.

To make a contribution to one of the following funds, please click HERE. Donations also can be sent to ANG, Inc. 1120 Route 73, Ste 200, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054-5113. 

The following Funds also accept donations of marketable securities, as well as gifts from various types of charitable trusts and similar vehicles (e.g., donor-advised funds). Please email treasurer@needlepoint.org for instructions on how to complete a transfer of marketable securities. Contact your attorney or financial advisor if you would be interest in creating a charitable trust, or if you would like to designate ANG as a beneficiary in your existing charitable trust or other charitable giving fund.

Unrestricted Funds

ANG has two unrestricted funds - Friends of ANG and the ANG Memorial Fund. These Funds provide ANG with maximum flexibility to respond to changing member needs, to build upon our current programs and activities, or to simply support ANG's ongoing operations.

The Endowment Fund

The Endowment Fund, established in 1987, is a permanently restricted fund, which means that only its earnings can be used to support ANG's programs and activities.

Scholarship Funds

The ANG Judith and Susan Richardson Teaching Scholarship Fund - Established in 2008, this Fund is intended to encourage members to pursue needlework instruction in its many manifestations. This scholarship will serve as a monetary incentive to candidates who, after satisfactorily complete the Introduction to Teaching class, decide to enter, and are accepted into the Master Teacher Program.

Forney Family Scholarship - Established in 2016, this Scholarship is awarded to a first-time National Seminar participant and includes the registration and class package fees for a future National Seminar.

The Genny Morrow Scholarship Fund – Established in 2002, this Fund provides a tuition scholarship (i.e., registration fee) for a Seminar participant to attend ANG's Seminar in the following year.

Louise Meier Scholarship Fund – Provides two scholarships (i.e., registration and kit fees) per year to attend ANG's National Seminar.  These scholarships are awarded annually at Seminar to a Seminar participant.

The Margaret Briscoe Scholarship Fund - Established in 2007, this Fund provides a tuition scholarship for a candidate in the ANG Judging Certification Program or the ANG Needlearts Appraisal Program.

Massachusetts Chapter Scholarship - Established in 1993, this Scholarship pays the Master Teacher Program tuition for qualified candidates at any level of the Program.

Massachusetts Chapter Scholarship for Excellence - Established in 1994, this Scholarship pays the Master Teacher Program tuition for a candidate who has demonstrated excellence at any level of the Program.

Our Mission

ANG is an educational, non-profit organization whose purpose is educational and cultural development through participation in and encouragement of interest in the art of needlepoint. ANG defines needlepoint as any counted or free stitchery worked by hand with a threaded needle on a readily countable ground.

Contact

ANG, Inc.
1120 Route 73, Ste 200, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054-5113
P: 856.380.6911 F: 856.439.0525      E:ANG@needlepoint.org