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The Bi-National Arts Institute -BNAI- is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and strengthening our border community with bi-national arts creation, education, performance and exchange.

Your donation supports our mission of transforming communities through bi-national arts. You can help make a difference in our border communities through funding our programs, which include: Arts Education for Youth, Job Skills for Youth, Youth run Cafe, Concerts Without Borders and Language Acquisition. 

BNAI has expanded its mission in the last few years. Our projects include:

  • El Centro Community Center Youth and volunteer run coffee shop, serving snacks and hot chocolate before and after school to transnational school kids

  • School Music Program (Greenway and Naco schools)
    Language classes (English and Spanish)

  • Youth Spanish teachers

  • Youth job skills
    Will include trade skills as we renovate our new space

  • Binational arts education

  • Free guitar and singing classes in Sonora

  • NEW El Centro Community Center
    We have acquired two buildings (thanks to Southeast Arizona Renovations, LLC)
     There is much work to do in these historic buildings

Our budget has increased in the last couple of years and we are proud we can offer our programs. Our arts education programs are free to children. We love the fact we can do this.

We appreciate our community and granting sponsors, but with our growing budget, more help is needed. The Binational Arts Institute is a 501(c)(3). Your contribution is essential not only to offset our operational costs but to grow and continue our mission with strength.

Thank you for your support!

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