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Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

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CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

2014 grad to design whimsical playgrounds for Colorado compa...

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Events: Sep 05, 2014

Lunch On Fridays: Kasumi

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We love to hear the excited reactions from our incoming class, who are the first to live in CIA's new Uptown Residence Hall. One student, Emily Linville, sai...

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Events: Sep 06, 2014

Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade

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Story: Aug 13, 2014

Biomedical grad wins award for animation on stuttering

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Events: Sep 27, 2014

Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

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Blog: Aug 26, 2014

8/28-31: Finding Vivian Maier, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors & more!

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Story: Aug 11, 2014

Student-designed app teaches embryology, improves scores

View details Fall 2014 Open House

Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

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Annual Fund

Gifts to the Cleveland Institute of Art’s annual fund are a crucial component of the college’s funding mix, helping to bridge the gap between tuition revenue, investment income and operating expenses. By garnering support for unrestricted purposes, annual scholarships and enhanced departmental operations, contributions to the annual fund establish the foundation from which CIA fulfills its mission and advances toward its vision.

The percentage of alumni giving to CIA’s annual fund is consistently ranked as one of the highest in the country among colleges of art and design, sending a powerful message about the value our graduates place upon their years here. Each year thousands of loyal alumni and friends, corporations, foundations and government sources provide support to CIA’s annual fund, contributing nearly $1 million toward the college’s annual operating budget.

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Make a Gift by Check

Please make your check payable to Cleveland Institute of Art.

Mail to:
Cleveland Institute of Art Annual Fund 
11141 East Boulevard 
Cleveland, OH 44106-1710

Make a Gift of Stock

You can wire transfer your gift of stock directly to CIA. For details, contact Nina Williams at 216.421.7414.

Make a Gift by Phone

For your convenience, the Institute accepts Visa and MasterCard, and can process your gift online, by phone or mail. To use your credit card to make a gift by phone, please call 216.421.7414.

CIA Mission

To nurture the intellectual, artistic, and professional development of the students and community members through rigorous visual arts and design education.

CIA Vision

To advance culture, community, and global quality of life.

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