What we support
The VCU Foundation distributes funds to these academic units across the university:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin Nicholson, President
Julie Weissend, Vice President / Governance Committee Chair
Brad Welles, Audit Committee Chair
Jim Gregory, Grant Committee Chair
Michael Jones, Investment Committee Chair