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Why Give to ArtCenter?

When you make a gift to ArtCenter, you open the door for the next generation of changemakers who will positively influence our ever-changing world through future innovation and design thinking. Every gift, no matter the size, significantly affects our students' journey, and you can choose where to direct your gift and how you wish to make an impact.

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

Mail your donation

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

Make a Gift of Stock and Wire Transfer

Make a new gift, or a payment toward your pledge, with an easy electronic transfer.

Download Stock and Wire Transfer Form PDF

Give through an Employer Matching Program

Ask your employer if they can support ArtCenter with a matching gift. Many employers will match 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.

Give through a Payroll Deduction (ArtCenter Faculty and Staff)

Your work is the foundation of everything we do on campus. Build on it with an easy payroll deduction.

Download Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction Form PDF

Give a Tangible Donation (Gift-in-Kind)

If you wish to give a nonfinancial asset, or a gift-in-kind, please send us an email or give us a call to begin the process.

For inquiries, please contact the Development Office:

626 396-4216

Email: giving@artcenter.edu

Mailing Address:
Art Center College of Design
Attn: Office of Development
1700 Lida St.
Pasadena, CA 91103

ArtCenter Tax ID#: 951921340

Change starts with you.

Your generosity makes a lasting impact in the lives of ArtCenter students, faculty, staff, friends and family. Thank you for supporting the next generation of change makers.

A gift to ArtCenter is an investment in pushing the field of design forward. By touching ArtCenter, you’re impacting the world in a positive way.

Lynda Weinman and Bruce HeavinCo-founders of lynda.com
Melanie Burzynski

Melanie Burzynski

Melanie Burzynski is the Senior Vice President of Development, raising support and awareness for key areas throughout ArtCenter.

The donor-created scholarships I received did more than put a great design education within my reach. They also motivated me to strive for the highest possible standard in my work.

Aldis OzolinsGraphic Design
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Mapping Scenes from a Creative Life

We have a responsibility as creatives to help the world solve its greatest problems.

Karen HofmannPresident, ArtCenter College of Design