The Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations team at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago builds relationships with institutional donors to identify opportunities for meaningful partnerships that support the artists and designers of tomorrow.

Corporate Philanthropy

SAIC offers opportunities for companies from all industries to engage with faculty, staff, and students in meaningful ways. Whether you are looking to increase visibility, connect with emerging talent, recruit the next generation of artists and designers, or share expertise in the classroom, the School offers a wide range of opportunities for partnership, such as funding internships, early college programs, and other initiatives. 

Foundation and Government Support

SAIC proactively seeks grants to support institutional priorities, such as:

  • Student scholarships and fellowships
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Paid internship stipends for students
  • Academic and early college programming
  • Facilities renovation/upgrade

How to Give

To invest in SAIC today, please contact the CFG team at