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Individual Giving2018-02-11T01:19:14-05:00

giv_buttonThe College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts depends on philanthropic support from alumni, parents, faculty, students and donors who believe in the mission of the organization and want to share in its success.

Interested in leaving a unique legacy that will impact students and the community for generations to come? Partners of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts have a number of transformational donation opportunities available to them.

We can assist you in establishing a gift that reflects your passion and desire to impact future generations of students and faculty. Whether you choose to underwrite a faculty member performing research in your field, or name the department educating students to follow in your footsteps, or create an endowed scholarship in honor of a loved one, we can offer assistance in making your philanthropic goals a reality.


Make your donation today by Cash or Check
Gifts should be made payable to: FIU Foundation. The purpose of the gift should be stated on the memo line of the check.

Mail your check to:
College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts Advancement & External Relations Office
11200 SW 8th Street, PCA 283B
Miami, Florida 33199

Make your donation today by Phone
To make a contribution by phone, please contact CARTA Advancement at 305-348-0325.

Make your donation today Online
Give securely by clicking here.

Appreciated securities
A gift of stock that has appreciated in value will provide support to the College at its full fair market value with no capital gains. Donors may be able to take a charitable deduction on their federal income tax for the market value of the securities at the time of transfer. Please contact Kristin Bird at 305-348-0325 or by email for gifts of stock instructions and forms.

Matching gifts
If your company has a matching-gift program, you can double or triple your donation to the College. Specific information about matching-gift programs can be obtained through your company’s human resources office, or check here to search for your company.

Planned-giving opportunities
Legacy giving is essential to the successful development of the College. The foresight of graduates and friends to plan future gifts allows us to make decisions with the confidence that funding will be available for strategic priorities.

Please visit the Office of Gift Planning website to learn more about the many planned-giving options available.

Gifts other than cash can also benefit the college. It is an ideal opportunity for your company to be more generous and taking advantage of a tax-deductible option. Please keep in mind that not every in-kind donation is tax-deductible; donated services are generally not recognized by the IRS.

If you wish to make a donation, please contact us at, and we will get back with you immediately.

Examples of gifts-in-kind include:

  • Real estate
  • Stock
  • Technology
  • Product inventory
  • Personal collections
  • Equipment
  • Professional services
  • Printing
  • Other

Reporting Requirements
Donor Reporting Requirements: In addition to inclusion on the donor’s IRS Form 1040 when filing a tax return:

Total non-cash contributions valued at more than $500 require the filing of IRS Form 8283 – Non-Cash Charitable Contributions. The donor may have to complete section A, Section B or both, depending on the type of property donated and the amount claimed as a deduction.

More Information

To learn more about any of the above options or other ways to support the College, please contact Kristin Bird at 305-348-0325 or by email