Why Give

Your gift supporting Virginia Commonwealth University underscores your commitment to the future of the university. Your gift, no matter the size, is an investment in VCU's pursuit to become a premier, urban research institution.

Every gift comes to VCU with a different story. Every donor has a different impetus for their philanthropy. Make your story known by making your gift today. And tell us why you support VCU.

Here are some of the many reasons to make a gift VCU:

  • You think changing the life of a student is an excellent return on investment.
  • You believe giving back to your alma mater is important.
  • You want to fuel groundbreaking research.
  • You love VCU.
  • You want today‚Äôs students to enjoy the same diverse learning environment you experienced.
  • You recognize that VCU depends on annual fund support because the state covers only 35 percent of VCU's yearly operating expenses.
  • You understand that alumni giving rates affect national university rankings, and a higher ranking will make your degree more valuable.
  • You want to help find the cure for cancer.
  • You are #RamProud.

What's your reason for giving? Every gift matters. Make yours today!