Give to CCAD

With your support, CCAD continues to gain recognition as a top-tier college of art and design, a cultural leader, and the engine of the Columbus and Central Ohio creative economy.

What’s more, CCAD is building a global reputation for delivering an innovative and relevant creative educational experience of value to its students, alumni, and society thanks to you. CCAD fosters a community that educates diverse students so they can unleash their creative power to shape culture and commerce.

Make an Impact

Your gift of any size makes a difference: on campus, in the community, and in our students’ lives. When you donate to CCAD, you can directly impact areas like:

  • Student scholarships
  • Faculty excellence and recruitment
  • Campus enhancements
  • Business and community partnerships

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Guided by years of planning and many thoughtful conversations within the community, our $20 million campaign Here for Change supports the people, programs, and places that animate CCAD’s distinctive approach to creative education and that make Central Ohio a destination for both working professionals and families.

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Gifts have an incredible impact on our School and local communities.

CCAD is part of what makes Columbus a better place to live. In every facet of successful things about our city and region, you can often find CCAD alumni involved. We look to CCAD when it comes to certain skill sets - design, communications, graphics, technology.

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Support a Cause

Feel passionate about a particular program, project, or campus cause? You can choose where you’d like to allocate your gift.

  • Student Support

    Student Support

    Help make student scholarships possible by contributing to an existing fund or creating an endowment.

  • Academic support

    Academic Support

    Enrich our academic programming inside and outside of the classroom by supporting a specific department, program, or initiative.

  • Faculty Support

    Faculty Support

    Boost faculty excellence, retention, and professional development with a contribution to one of several related funds.

Meet our Associate Vice President for Development

Erika Gable

Erika Gable is a nonprofit leader with a passion for art, education, and nonprofits. At CCAD, Gable provides vision and oversight to the Development department, which advances the mission of the college through fundraising, alumni engagement, and the promotion of CCAD within central Ohio and beyond. Gable earned a Bachelor of Science in Art from University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master’s of Business Administration from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, and a Master’s of Public Administration from Ohio State’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs. In addition to her work at CCAD, she runs her own nonprofit consultancy and volunteers in the community, including serving as President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central Ohio.


Julia Gourley

Director of Major Gifts
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Jensen Hykes

Corporate Engagement & Annual Giving Coordinator
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Jordan Mock

Development Operations Specialist
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Marie Morgan

Alumni Engagement Coordinator
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Kristina Rawson

Director of Donor Experience
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Donor Appreciation: Meet Our Supporters

Thank you, donors and friends! We value your contributions and continued support of all things CCAD.

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Your gift of any size directly impacts our students, our campus, and our community. Help us shape the future of commerce and culture.