The University of Toledo Foundation



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4510 Dorr St., MS #820
Toledo, OH 43615-4040

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

We are an upscale facility with several venue options to choose from. If you are looking to host a large indoor/outdoor event, a private afternoon tea or host a board meeting, those options are all available at The Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement (CADE). Cost will be determined based on space, number of attendees, hours needed, etc. Please email us at and we will connect with you and discuss options to customize the perfect event for you.

Do I use my own catering?

We have a talented in-house chef and catering staff with years of expertise. We can create the perfect menu that you and your guests will enjoy. We will work with you to craft a menu that is within your price point and your theme.

Can we put up decorations?

We will work with you to create the perfect environment for your event – including tables, chairs, flowers, lighting and other décor.

Can we do business meetings and retreats?

Our selection of meeting rooms range from a capacity of four guests to 200. Audio and visual components are available, as well as separate areas for indoor and outdoor breaks, breakout sessions and meals.

How are you managing COVID and social distancing?

Safety and health are of utmost concern at CADE. We follow the State of Ohio and City of Toledo guidelines and regulations regarding social distancing, mask wearing and the number of people that can gather. CADE is unique that it offers many spaces indoors and outdoors to accommodate social distancing protocols.

For all questions or to receive an application, please email us at We will connect with you and discuss options to customize the perfect event or meeting.





Last Updated: 1/6/21