Our Community is Thriving
University Advancement is part of UVA’s greater Advancement Community, raising funds for University-wide initiatives, partnering with schools and units, and setting best practice guidelines for fundraising staff through policies and procedures that meet the highest ethical and professional standards.
Explore the University Advancement interactive org chart and refer to the Hub Directory for contact information.
We build lifelong relationships by—encouraging people and organizations to get involved, stay informed, and invest in UVA.
Working together, we will:
- Create and foster collaboration that advances the mission of our University.
- Inspire a culture of philanthropy among our diverse community of colleagues, alumni and friends.
- Establish UVA as the leader in higher education philanthropy.
University Advancement collaborates with all fundraising units in UVA’s Advancement Community. Some of these units have established formal partnerships with University Advancement to take advantage of the extra support and services offered to our MOU Partners. These units include:
- Contemplative Sciences Center
- Center for Politics
- International & Global Affairs
- Miller Center
- School of Education and Human Development
- School of Engineering
- Student Affairs
- University Arts
- University Libraries
- Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
ACE Pillars: Alongside the entire Advancement Community, University Advancement staff strive to exemplify key values that strengthen, support, and further the University’s advancement efforts. Learn more about the ACE pillars and ACE Awards.
University Advancement Departments
Providing materials, strategy, and resources aligned with fundraising priorities.
Advancement Operations provides the resources you need to thrive in UVA’s Advancement Community.
Corporate and Foundation Relations
Building partnerships that supports faculty, programs, and strategic priorities across Grounds.
University Advancement Development staff members fundraise for multiple initiatives, schools, and programs across Grounds.
The Office of Gift Planning helps fundraisers across Grounds work with donors and prospects to invest in the University's future.
UVA Health Development builds relationships to inspire philanthropy that promotes exceptional patient care.
The Principal Gifts team collaborates with fundraisers across Grounds to build relationships that inspire transformational philanthropy.
Advancement Professionals Across Grounds
Chief Development Officer Points of Contact is available here in Sharepoint.
School / Unit Leadership and CDO list is available for download here in Excel and PDF versions.
Working closely with their dean or program director and their foundation board, chief development officers design and implement a customized development program and play a critical role in ensuring their school or program successfully reaches its fundraising goals and objectives.
College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences: Campaign College Website—for Staff*
College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences: Giving Website—for Alumni, Parents, and Friends*
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration*
* Indicates foundation.
Blandy Experimental Farm and State Arboretum*
Gordie Center for Alcohol and Substance Education
Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities
* Indicates foundation.
The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost oversees education, research, and public service in the schools of the University, in the University's libraries and museums, and in numerous other academically-related units. Learn more.
The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is responsible for the integration and enhancement of research activities across UVA’s eleven schools and multiple research centers. Learn more.
- Treasury Management
- University Investment Management Company (UVIMCO)
- University of Virginia Foundation (UVAF)
UVA's outstanding volunteers play a large role in shaping the University's future. Learn more.