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Gifts to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago have a profound
impact on our students. With seventy percent of our student population
receiving some form of financial aid, the annual support we receive
from alumni and friends is critical to keeping the doors of opportunity
open for each new generation of artists.
Online donations are quick and
easy using our secure online giving form, and you can decide when
and how you want to donate.Alumni Annual Fund
Support SAIC Student Scholarship through the Alumni Annual Fund.
The New Artists Society
today and enjoy exclusive access to the School and unique programs and
events that involve our talented faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Scholarship support has a profound and
long-lasting impact on the creative life of a young artist or designer,
and is an investment in our cultural future. Scholarships create a
meaningful connection between students, the people who have invested in
them, and the next generation of innovative thinkers. These
opportunities advance our students’ education, give them an advantage
in their future careers, and encourage them to give back to the
community that made their education possible.
Leadership and Legacy Gifts
Endowed leadership gifts ensure long-term
investment in SAIC and are vital to the future of SAIC because they
generate predictable, growing streams of income in perpetuity. By
endowing a fund at SAIC, you will create an enduring legacy that will
continue to transform the education of SAIC students for generations to
A planned gift can often maximize your philanthropic support for SAIC and provide tax advantages to you and your family.
Planned, or deferred gifts allow you to make a substantial gift as
part of your estate planning and often take the form of bequests in a
will or living trust.
Many planned gift options can also provide you with income throughout your lifetime, before transferring the full gift to SAIC.
Planned gifts have been integral to the advancement of SAIC for over
a hundred years and continue to make a great impact today.
One of the most important ways that alumni can give back is through volunteering.
Browse the Development, Alumni and Career Services Staff Directory