Make everyday purchases and help JMU


  1. Visit
  2. Select "James Madison University Foundation, Inc." as your non-profit to support.
  3. Make sure you turn on AmazonSmile on your smartphone app.
  4. Each time you make a purchase through AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to JMU equal to .5 percent of your purchase!
Being the change ... by donating your change.


Install the app on your smartphone and set up your account. RoundUp App will automatically round up the purchases you designate to the next dollar and donate the change to JMU. Place monthly limits if you'd like. Find the download links and learn more.  

Special note: RoundUp App users are eligible for JMU's Forever Loyal donor recognition!

Purchase a JMU license plate

Ordering a JMU license plate is a quick and easy way for Dukes in Virginia to make a huge impact on JMU students. Join alumni and families who have provided more than $75,000 in scholarships this year and $1 million in scholarships since the program began.

Choose from two available styles:

Get your 2021 JMU calendar
Make an impact all year long! [image of 2021 JMU Calendar]

You’ll get a unique 2021 JMU calendar filled with images — taken and submitted by alumni, friends and family — of our stunning campus when you make your gift of $60 or more before October 31. Hang it with Purple Pride on your fridge or in your office to serve as a reminder of the difference you have made at JMU.

A gift to the Madison Vision Fund supports the whole university, sustaining the people and programs bringing groundbreaking ideas to life and providing life-changing opportunities. Most important, you’re helping to provide vital, flexible funds to meet the most urgent needs of the university.

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