Powering Creativity:
The Campaign for UNCSA



Art elevates us. Thank you for elevating art.

In 2016, UNCSA began its most ambitious fundraising effort in university history. With a transformative lead gift from beloved former Chancellor Alex Ewing and unprecedented enthusiasm from friends, alumni and community members, the comprehensive campaign was poised for success.

By the time Powering Creativity: The Campaign for UNCSA was launched publicly in September 2019, more than $54 million of its $65 million goal had already been raised. The goal was surpassed in Spring 2020, and Powering Creativity officially closed on June 30, 2021 having raised more than $75 million in support of scholarships, faculty, innovation, facilities, and community engagement at UNCSA.

We are grateful to every supporter who made Powering Creativity a success. You are fueling the artistic and educational journeys of our emerging artists and ensuring the continued success of our university. Learn more about the campaign below, and thank you for empowering artists and helping to writing the School of the Arts’ next chapter.