Office of Advancement, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Ways to Give

Named Funds

Veterinary Medicine Achievement Fund - Unrestricted use for support of student, faculty, and staff activities. Gifts to this fund support the veterinary library, student activities and scholarships, awards, equipment and computer purchases, and special events for alumni and friends.
Building Community Fund - In keeping with our goal to , "Improve and strengthen operational efficiency, facilities, and financial health," the College has embarked on a process to develop a comprehensive master plan for the veterinary campus. This fund will support these efforts, which currently include significant plans for new construction as well as renovation of existing facilities.
CARE Pet Loss Helpline - Gifts support the operational expenses associated with the helpline. Student volunteers of the helpline provide compassionate support for people experiencing grief over the loss or anticipated loss of a companion animal.
Companion Animal Memorial Fund - The Companion Animal Memorial Fund was established to help veterinarians and animal owners take an active role in expressing compassion by memorializing the pets of clients, friends, and family members; and, at the same time, contribute to non-invasive research that benefits companion animals. Small amounts of funding from the program are used to support innovative teaching and service efforts at the College.
Envirovet Program - Gifts to Envirovet support the program focus: To create a force of scientists with unique perspectives, knowledge, skills, and expertise required to implement an efficient approach to ecosystem repair that will enable synchronous gains in wildlife, domestic animal, public, and economic health.
Friends of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Gifts can be unrestricted for the support of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital or earmarked for any of the hospital's specialty areas or sections.
Veterinary Medicine General Scholarship Fund - This fund provides much needed support and recognition for our outstanding veterinary students and also helps to alleviate their future debt burden.
Graduate Student Fellowship Fund - This fund provides much-needed support for M.S. and Ph.D. students in order to defray the considerable expense of a graduate degree, thus enabling the College to train future generations of scientists who will serve as leaders in industry, government, and academia.
Humane Connection - Gifts to this fund are used to support the care of animal companions whose owners have limited means and also provide an excellent learning opportunity for our students by enabling them to "go the extra mile" in treatment.
Dr. Ted Lock Scholarship Endowment Fund - Gifts to this fund are used to support the care of animal companions whose owners have limited means and also provide an excellent learning opportunity for our students by enabling them to "go the extra mile" in treatment.
Wildlife Medicial Clinic - Gifts support the operation of our student-operated Wildlife Medical Clinic. Over 1,100 patients are treated annually.

Class Endowment Funds

A number of classes are pooling their efforts to create new endowments that support scholarships for students, featured speakers at our Annual Fall Conference for Veterinarians and other programs.

Class of 1952 - Gifts support a veterinary student scholarship in the area of large or food animal medicine.
Class of 1954 - An endowment goal of $25,000 has been established to provide scholarship support to DVM students. The actual area of support and selection criteria for recipients will be determined once sufficient funds are available.
Class of 1962 - Gifts support a speaker at the College's Annual Fall Conference for Veterinarians.
Class of 1963 - Gifts provide scholarship support for DVM students. A goal of raising an additional $25,000 for this fund is underway.
Class of 1974 - An endowment goal of $50,000 is underway to provide scholarship support to DVM students.
Class of 1975 - An endowment goal of at least $25,000 has been established to provide scholarship support for DVM students. The actual area of support and selection criteria for recipients will be determined once sufficient funds are available.
Class of 1983 - Gifts support a veterinary student scholarship based on need, community involvement, activities outside the classroom but within veterinary medicine, and previous work experience with a practicing veterinarian.
Class of 1987 - An endowment goal of at least $25,000 has been established to provide scholarship support for DVM students. The actual area of support and selection criteria for recipients will be determined once sufficient funds are available.
Class of 1990 - An endowment goal of at least $25,000 has been established to provide scholarship support for DVM students. The actual area of support and selection criteria for recipients will be determined once sufficient funds are available.
Class of 2004 - An endowment goal of $25,000 is underway to provide scholarship support to DVM students. The actual area of support and selection criteria for recipients will be determined once sufficient funds are available.