A gift to ArtCenter is an investment in our students' potential to create a better world. You have options. Make a choice.

Whichever you prefer, know that your commitment is key to getting students through ArtCenter prepared to do what our graduates do best—open up possibilities.

You may direct your gift to:
      • Scholarships: Scholarships help sustain students in programs that are internationally renowned, highly respected and legendary for their rigor.

      • ArtCenter Fund: Unrestricted contributions to the ArtCenter Fund help the school to excel while providing students the supplies and technology they need to create great projects.

      • Donor's Choice: Many ArtCenter alumni, friends and parents choose to direct their gifts to the program from which they or their student received their degree.

      • Learning Spaces: Invest in physical spaces and tools to enhance the way our students learn.

Please direct all individual giving questions to giving@artcenter.edu.

ArtCenter offers multiple ways to give:

Give Online

Use our secure form to make your one-time-only or recurring monthly donation.

By Phone

Call the Development Office

626 396-4216

By Email

Email the Development Office.


By Mail

Print and mail your donation form to:

ArtCenter College of Design
Office of Development
1700 Lida St.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Make a Planned Gift

Learn how to include ArtCenter in your estate planning.

Membership Groups

ArtCenter is grateful for the generous, longtime support and advocacy efforts of its affiliate groups, which provide friiends of the College a sense of community and shared purpose.

  • Any individual who makes a gift to ArtCenter is eligible to receive FullCircle membership, uniting artists, designers, alumni, friends and family in the exploration and enjoyment of the creative process.

  • ArtCenter100, founded by trustee Alyce de Roulet Williamson in 1986, provides generous annual support of undergraduate scholarships.

  • Williamson Gallery Patrons provide annual operating support for the three annual major exhibitions in the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery.

Gift of Stock and Wire Transfer

Download Stock and Wire Transfer Form PDF

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer's name below. If your company offers a matching gift, please fill out the company form and send it to us along with your donation to increase the impact of your gift.

Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction

ArtCenter employees can make their gifts through payroll deduction.

Download Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction Form PDF

Giving to ArtCenter is always about students.

ArtCenter students explore beyond the boundaries of a traditional art and design education to imagine new possibilities for the future of our hyper-complex and changing world. Give

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ArtCenter100: An unparalleled legacy in providing support to the College

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