Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to ArtCenter College of Design today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at ArtCenter. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime ArtCenter College of Design supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure ArtCenter continues to receive support after they're gone. Second, they want to memorialize Charlie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones.

Susan and Charlie make a $25,000 donation to ArtCenter, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of the Joneses. Plus, Susan and Charlie qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Amy Swain at (626) 396-2427 or amy.swain@artcenter.edu to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include ArtCenter in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: ArtCenter College of Design
Address: 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
Federal tax ID number: 951921340

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