Methods of Giving


The fastest and easiest way to support the fund of your choice through Columbia University’s secure online donation form. Select the Student Support Fund, a specific arts program, or Other and write in the particular fund or purpose of your choosing. Consider making a one-time or recurring (monthly or annual) gift.


Gifts should be mailed to: 

Columbia Alumni Center - Attn: Gift Systems
622 West 113th Street, MC 4524
New York, NY  10025


You may also call to make your gift at (212) 854-4849.

Matching Gifts

Your employer may have a matching gift program for charitable gifts to Columbia University School of the Arts. To find out if your company has such a program, use our convenient search engine.

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks and bonds, as well as mutual fund shares, are very popular ways to give among Columbia alumni and friends. Securities can be transferred directly from your brokerage account to the University's account. If you are considering a donation of $1,000 or more, there are tax advantages to giving securities. Please contact [email protected] for more details.

Corporate and Foundation Giving

The generous contributions of corporations and foundations are essential to our students and faculty, championing the development of new programs and initiatives at the School and around the world. By investing in our artists, corporate and foundation partners enable the School of the Arts to maintain its leadership role. Because each partner has different objectives, we will customize programs, benefits, and recognition to meet your needs.

Gift Planning

By thinking ahead and by including the School of the Arts in your estate plans, you ensure that we will be able to build upon the strength of our faculty, students, and alumni you leave a legacy that will carry on your values for generations to come and reinforce the School’s reputation as one of the world’s premier arts – education institutions. 

For more information on your planned-giving options, including documents for your estate and establishing trusts, please visit us here.

For more information please call our office at (212) 854-4849 or email us at: [email protected].