Support MIAD Students

Why support MIAD?

  • 63% of first-year students from Wisconsin are the first in their family to attend college. 

  • 40% of all students are Pell-eligible (of lowest income)

  • In 2019, MIAD was named the #1 art and design college nationwide for helping low-income students attain upper-middle-class jobs (Money Magazine, “Best Colleges for Your Money”).

  • Enrollment has grown 50% in five years, and MIAD has been designated an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Wherever you direct your gift, and whatever amount you generously donate, you help MIAD students be unstoppable creative leaders. 

How to Designate Your Gift

Using the form on this page, please designate your gift to one of the following areas of need:

  • Scholarships: Help students access a nationally ranked undergraduate education and career opportunities. If you wish to designate for First In My Family Scholarships please select General Scholarships and make a note in the Comments box.

  • Senior Thesis Awards: Support MIAD seniors to cover expenses to fabricate and install their capstone project at the annual MIAD Senior Exhibition.

  • Digital equity initiatives: Provide first-year students with access to essential digital literacy support and technologies, such as iPads and software, to complete coursework.

  • Areas of greatest need: Your unrestricted gift supports Presidential Initiatives, such as new programs, innovative technologies and facilities, equity and inclusion initiatives, and areas of greatest need.

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    MIAD is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Gifts may be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. If you have questions about contributing to MIAD, please contact Anne Kirschmann at [email protected] or 414-847-3238