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Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC


The Campaign for SAIC update

The generosity of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, friends, foundations, and corporations supports the artists, designers, and scholars who transform the world with their Beautiful/Work.

December 31, 2017

Total Campaign Results: $49.9 million
Percent of Goal Complete: 99%
Total Donors: 1,886

Campaign Giving by Donor Group

Alumni: $10.8 million
Board Members: $22.7 million
Friends: $12.5 million
Parents: $3.9 million

Campaign Giving by Funding Priority

Student Scholarships and Fellowships: $28 million
Faculty Professorships and Awards: $10.3 million
Programs and Departments: $7.2 million
Annual Fund: $4.4 million

Campaign Giving by Funding Type

Endowment: $34.1 million
Restricted: $11.3 million
Unrestricted: $4.5 million

Ways to Give

Cash and Securities

Outright gifts of cash and appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, and mutual funds) can easily be donated to fund student scholarships and fellowships, faculty professorships, departments, and programs, all of which support the campaign.

Annual Giving

SAIC’s Annual Fund provides students with financial aid, academic programming, facility enhancements, technology acquisitions and upgrades, and many other initiatives crucial to their education.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts today will sustain SAIC well into the future. From gifts of real estate to proceeds from bequests and trusts, there are many giving options that allow you to give during your lifetime and beyond.

1866 Founder's Circle

The 1866 Founder’s Circle honors SAIC friends and alumni who have generously included the School in their estate plans.

Learn more at campaign.saic.edu.