How To Give

Support Art and Design

Your support of the School is essential to our future success. The School continues to benefit from the generosity of countless supporters—alumni, friends, foundations, and corporations.

This support has made it possible for the School to continue a tradition of excellence in educating future artists, designers, and scholars, and providing cultural opportunities across eastern North Carolina.

There are many ways you can support the School. Whatever the vehicle, your support enables us to continue to enhance the education of our student.

Make an Online Gift Today

The School is currently accepting contributions to the Carl Twarog Memorial Scholarship. Created in honor of our beloved colleague, the School is building an endowed scholarship to ensure that Carl’s legacy of teaching and passion for animation and interactive design lives on through annual scholarships to outstanding students. To contribute, please contact Mary Jane Gaddis at or 252 328-1268.

Annual Giving through our Friends

Our School’s support group, the Friends of the School of Art and Design, assist with friendraising and fundraising. Through annual gifts, the Friends support student scholarships, faculty and student development, and programming needs. Call 252-328-1268 or contact us.

Ways to give

Gifts to the School are accepted in a variety of methods, including:

  • Cash
  • Bequest
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Property
  • Stocks and Securities
  • Retirement Assets
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Deferred Gift Annuity
  • Retained Life Estate
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching Gifts

Gifts are accepted online, or please contact the College of Fine Arts and Communication’s Director of Development, Mary Jane Gaddis at or 252-328-1268.