UVA Parents Fund


Parents Fund

The Parents Committee enhances the University of Virginia student experience through annual gifts from parents of current and former students. The fund supports student life and organizations, safety and health, University traditions, diversity, and parent resources. Since 1980, the committee has enriched that experience with grants to student groups and fundraising for special projects.


Welcome from the Parents Committee Co-Chairs

The Parents Committee is a diverse and engaging group. Our membership includes both alumni and non-alumni parents who hail from all over the globe, from Charlottesville to Malaysia! We get together twice a year to connect with one another and to hear from University leaders about topics ranging from career services, to student safety, to what’s “hot now” in and around the school. More…


Grant Application Now Closed

The UVA Parents Fund Grants Application is closed, as of September 28.  Thank you to all students, departments, and organizations that applied!  Grant decisions will be made during Family Weekend (October 23rd-25th).  Applicants will receive notification of whether they received a grant during the week of October 26th.  UVA Parents Fund Grants help to enhance the undergraduate student experience.  More than $1 million was distributed across Grounds during the 2014-15 academic year. We expect to distribute at least $1 million again this year.


The UVA Parents Committee mission is to enhance the student experience for all UVA undergraduate students.