Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to CalArts 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 the Institute. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime CalArts supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure the Institute 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 $50,000 donation to the Institute, 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 Emily Wells at (661) 253-7708 or ewells@calarts.edu to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include the Institute in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: California Institute of the Arts
Address: 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355
Federal tax ID number: 95-6102146

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