Office of Development
2002 Alumni Dr.
MSC 4401
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
PHONE: 800.296.6162

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Unrestricted Support

Unrestricted support is used to address the university's immediate needs. Shown below are programs that unrestricted funds have supported from time to time.  Under each program are listed the specific activity funded. For more information on the value of giving unrestricted dollars, visit the Madison Fund page.

Educational and General Programs

  • Curator position of the Sawhill Gallery
  • Permanent art exhibits
  • Media Resources (equipment and supplies)
  • Start-up funds for new programs
  • Scholarship support

Research Programs

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants in Biology and Chemistry
  • Research laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Start-up funds for new research initiatives

Academic Support Programs

  • Computer Enhancement Program (new computer purchases)
  • Distinguished Teaching Awards
  • Faculty Development

Public Service Programs

  • Science Fair
  • JMU Summer Art Program
  • Guest Artist Series for the School of Music

Institutional Support Programs and Groups

  • Real Estate Purchases
  • JMU Alumni Association
  • General Business contingencies
  • JMU Employee Recognition Dinner for years of service awards
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