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Ways to Give


Thank you for your interest in supporting the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA). You can make a gift to CADA through the University of Illinois Foundation (UIF) in whatever way that works best for you—online, by mail, or through payroll deductions. To learn more and make a gift today, please visit

If you have any questions, please send an email to the college’s advancement team,


Planned Giving: Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for UIC CADA and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals.

For further information, please contact the UIC College of Architecture, Design and the Arts’ Assistant Dean for Advancement, Jeffrey Mack (312-996-4714 or or UIF’s Office of Gift Planning and Trust Services (217.244.0473 or We also invite you to visit  to learn more.


The William F. Raffeld Award: This award is intended for a continuing undergraduate student at UIC, majoring in Communications and Theater, of outstanding creative ability, must have demonstrated exceptional ability in the department’s production program, and who has a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Please visit and in the search box type “Raffeld” to donate.


The Valery Beliakovich Fund for International Travel in Theatre:  To provide assistance for international theatre student travel, and will help facilitate global experiences for burgeoning performers who would otherwise face financial barriers to these opportunities in the Theatre Department in the College of Architecture, Design and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Please visit and in the search box type “UIC Valery” to donate.

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