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Why Give to ArtCenter?

ArtCenter values the contributions of its generous community of donors– individuals, alumni, parents, foundations and corporations. When you choose to support ArtCenter, you empower the next generation of changemakers to positively influence our ever-changing world through innovation and design thinking. Whether you direct your tax-deductible gift to the ArtCenter fund, towards a program or scholarship support, you make a profound impact on our students.

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

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

ArtCenter Tax ID#: 951921340

Make a Gift of Stock and Wire Transfer

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

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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

For any additional gift inquiries

For any other gift donation 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

Development Leadership Team

Melanie Burzynski

Senior Vice President, Development

Regina Dowling-Jones

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Development Communications

Andrew Kaiser

Executive Director, Foundation and Government Relations

Chris Allen

Director, Annual Giving

Keiko Doi

Director, Alumni Engagement

Natalie Montoya Farrow

Director, Development

Audrey Pettyjohn

Director, Gift Planning

Laura Shumate

Director, Campaign and Fundraising Strategies

Rob Young

Director, Development Operations

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.

This scholarship has been a blessing and motivates me to create more. It gives me hope, drives me to do better for my sake, and for the ones I love. I am truly appreciative of your generosity.

Leilauni Acevedo (Illustration)The Bruce Heavin and Lynda Weinman Endowed Scholarship Recipient
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