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We count on your partnership to enhance academic programs and support ongoing university projects.

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Thomas C. Burke Jr.

From the executive director

“Thanks to our friends and supporters, VCU is poised for continuous success. Your gifts are strategically invested in programs and projects that elevate VCU's ability to teach and empower the next generation.”

Thomas C. Burke Jr., CFRE (B.S. ‘79/E, M.P.A. ’95/G.P.A.)
Executive director
VCU Foundation

Campaign for VCU

Your gift will help support one of the many ongoing university projects as well as enhance the academic programs located on the Monroe Park Campus. To donate now, visit campaign.vcu.edu.

Recent projects

We partner with our schools and units on capital projects that attract high-caliber students and raise the national profile of VCU. 

Institute for Contemporary Art

VCU’s 41,000-square-foot Institute for Contemporary Art, opening in fall 2017, will serve as an iconic gateway, for the city of Richmond and be an incubator for interdisciplinary experimentation for VCU. 

$30.2 million

donor support

Basketball Development Center

This $25 million, 60,000-square-foot facility opened in fall 2015 as practice space for the men and women’s basketball teams.

$9.5 million

donor support

Rice Rivers Center

Located on 494 acres along the historic James River, the Inger and Walter Rice Center for Environmental Life Sciences is VCU’s field station devoted to environmental research, teaching and public service.

$10.8 million

donor support

Board of Trustees

The VCU Foundation Board of Trustees includes leaders in business, government and the community who volunteer their time and expertise to advancing public education. Members meet three times a year, traveling at their own expense from across Virginia.

Neil Amin

Tom Benedetti

Thomas C. Burke, Secretary

John W. Fain

William M. Ginther

Timothy Graf, Treasurer

John T. Grier

Hattie W. Hamlin

Mark D. Hansan

John C. Jacoby

Robert E. Marchant, Ph.D.

Elizabeth A. Mason

Carol A. McCoy, President

Colette W. McEachin

Gail D. Moskowitz, Ph.D.

Joe Nadder III

Kevin L. Nicholson

Michael Rao, Ph.D.

Cathy Saunders

Tracy Kemp Stallings

Bradford W. Welles

Patricia A. Wilkerson, Vice President

Madison P. Wootton

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