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Thank you for supporting this year's FIT Awards Gala, our largest fundraising initiative for the FIT Annual Fund. Your donation will help us support our students, faculty, and alumni as they lead the way with revolutionary innovations in the creative design industries. We are delighted to have you as part of the FIT family!

If you would like to make a donation in the name of Aerin Lauder, Brandice Daniel, Debra Martin Chase or Serena Williams, please see below.

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What is the FIT Foundation?

As the primary fundraising arm for FIT, the FIT Foundation supports and celebrates fearless innovation, inclusivity, and unabashed creativity. Serving as a bridge between donors and FIT’s schools, departments, and programs, the Foundation strives to inspire and empower the vibrant community of FIT friends, students, alumni, faculty, and industry leaders.

Is my donation tax deductible?

FIT Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

How can I receive a copy of my tax receipt?

You will receive an email with your acknowledgement letter and tax receipt once your gift is submitted. If for some reason you do not receive this communication, contact us at and provide your email address for a new receipt to be sent.

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FIT takes various measures to protect personal data, including fulfilling its obligations under federal, state, and local law, as well as under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation to the extent it is applicable. FIT provides notice to students, employees, and website users of what type of data FIT processes and how and why that data is used and shared. Please visit for more information.