Change the future of creativity with one simple donation.

Gifts to VCUarts are an investment in the future.

Gifts support education resources, research opportunities and program development for students, faculty, and staff. All gifts are tax-deductible and gifts of all amounts are appreciated. To learn more about giving, please contact a member of the development team:

  • Anna E. von Gehr, Executive Director for Development and Strategic Initiatives
    aevongehr@vcu.edu / 804-828-3189
  • Julia Carr, Senior Director of Development
    carrj@vcu.edu / 804-828-4676
  • Kelly Kerr, Director of Events
    kkerr@vcu.edu / 804-828-9182
  • Rebecca Blader, Assistant Director of Development bladerr@vcu.edu / 804-828-9384

Annual Fund

Gifts of any size that will support VCUarts students and programs.

Your unrestricted gift will:

  • provide student scholarships
  • invite visiting artists for lectures and workshops
  • enable travel abroad for students and faculty
  • support your department
  • nurture the dynamic, creative environment that makes VCUarts #1

Support the Annual Fund today

Pollak Society

Donors at the $1,000 level and above are accorded membership in the Pollak Society.

The Pollak Society is the premier philanthropic group of VCU School of the Arts. Named in memory of Theresa Pollak, founder of the School, the Pollak Society was founded in 2005 to uphold her principles of advocacy for the arts, education and philanthropic support. Members are committed to the arts at VCU and provide critical support for the School.

Each year, Pollak Society members experience special opportunities to pursue their common interests in the visual, design, performing arts, education, research and community programming.

  • Pollak Society Benefactor — $5,000 or more
    (includes membership in the VCU President’s Club)
  • Pollak Society Patron — $2,500 – $4,999
  • Pollak Society Member — $1,000 – $2,499

Join the Pollak Society

Other ways to give

Additional ways to support VCUarts include planned gifts which encompass bequests made through testamentary devices such as wills, retirement plans, life insurance plans, and revocable trusts.

You can also make lifetime gifts, such as charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and charitable lead trusts. We are here to help you navigate these options.

Please contact a member of the VCUarts Development team or Magnus Johnsson at (804) 827-1363.