Make an immediate impact

Your gift to VPA makes a difference.

When you designate your gift to Syracuse University for the College of Visual and Performing Arts, you make a real difference in the lives of faculty and students. Your donation has an immediate impact, and it helps us continue our pursuit of excellence in the arts. Your generosity ensures that we attract the best and brightest students and enable them to pursue a world-class education from faculty dedicated to being great teachers, scholars, mentors, and artists.

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How to Give

Online Giving/Credit Card

Visit our secure online giving website.


Make checks payable to Syracuse University. On the check’s memo line, please designate “VPA” or any specific VPA program/initiative you would like your donation to support. Mail gifts to:

Office of Advancement
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse University
215 Crouse College
Syracuse NY 13244-1010

Types of Giving

Annual Giving

Your annual gift to VPA allows us the flexibility to respond to the needs of our students and faculty, thereby enhancing the education of our undergraduate and graduate students. Your annual gift can be used to support VPA’s highest priorities, including operating costs, classrooms, and student programs. You can even designate your donation to support a program within VPA that has special meaning to you.

Planned Giving

If you are interesting in making a gift of securities or discussing a bequest, trust, real estate, or other estate gift, please contact the VPA Office of Advancement at 315.443.7095. Syracuse University also has more information about planned giving online.

Special Campaigns

In support of our mission, VPA provides a way for donors to target their support to the specific needs of programs, capital projects, and special initiatives. The Opportunities section of our site addresses these specific fundraising drives.