VCU School of Dentistry Giving Opportunities Annual Giving ...
VCU School of Dentistry Giving OpportunitiesAnnual Giving ProgramThe best way to help the school through general support is to give to the Annual Giving Program. The School ofDentistrys Annual Giving Program provides unrestricted support to all areas of the school. The Annual Giving Programassists the School where state support is decreasing, helping in areas where the need is the greatest. Your commitmentto this fund will strengthen the School through the flexibility of your gift.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Annual Giving Program • Battleman Memorial Fund • Childrens Dental Endowment Fund • Dentistry Class of 1948 Dental Fund • Frank David Low Memorial Fund • Harry and Sara Lyons Fund • Tillie and Samuel Weinstein Lyons Fund • Virginia Dental Association Endowment FundScholarshipsWith the ever-increasing cost of dental school, scholarships are need to offset tuition costs. Scholarships can be need-based or merit-based. They can reward a student considering a certain specialty, or someone from a specific geographicregion. The minimum endowment level for a new named scholarship is $10,000, which provides a student with a $500annual award, based on a five percent payout. Donors who wish to give less than this amount may choose to contribute toa scholarship fund already established or to the School of Dentistry Annual Fund.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Linden O. Alexander Fellowship Fund • Lewis R. Belote Fund (Dentistry Class of 1954) • William C. Brokaw Fund • George W. Burke Fund • Oliver Wendell Clough Fund • Willie D. Crockett Fund • Dentistry Class of 1977 Fund • Dentistry Class of 2006 Fund • William B. Fitzhugh Fund • Gay-Vaughan Fund • Edmond Theodore Glenn Fund • Eugene Harrison Fund • International College of Dentists (Virginia Chapter) Fund • Alexander Kaufman Fund • Sanford L. Lefcoe Fund • Harry Lyons Merit Fund • Preston D. Miller Fund • Psi Omega Fund • Richmond Dental Study Club Fund • Karen and Warren Sachs Fund (in Memory of Sonny Lefcoe) • Robert M. Saunders Fund • Christopher Wadsworth Memorial fund • F.B. Wiebush Fund • Bernie Wilson Fund • Robert and Ann Wong Fund
VCU School of Dentistry Giving OpportunitiesDepartmental FundsEach and every School of Dentistry Department and Division has a need for philanthropic support. Donations allowChairmen and Directors the flexibility to provide for their department where state funds fall short, especially during times ofbudget cutbacks. The effect of your gift is limitless; your donation may provide funding for: research, training, educationalcourses, outreach, new equipment, renovations, etc.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Endodontics "Molar Club" Fund • Oral Surgery Fund • Oral Surgery Residents Fund • Pediatric Dentistry Fund • Pediatric Dentistry Residents Fund • Philips Institute of Oral and Craniofacial Molecular Biology Fund • Prosthodontics FundEven though you may not see your desired fund listed below you may still contribute to one of the following choices:Division of Dental Hygiene, Department of General Practice, Department of Oral Pathology, Department of Orthodontics,and the Department of Periodontics. Please make a notation when making your gift allocation.Class FundsNumerous proud alumni have taken it upon themselves to start a fund in honor of their graduation year from DentalSchool. Their purposes range from assisting the school with unrestricted support to scholarships and research. In honor oftheir 50th reunion, the Class of 1951 donated a $50,000 scholarship fund to the school and offered a challenge to otherdentistry graduates to match their accomplishment. The Class of 1977 accepted and completed the challenge in time fortheir recent 25th reunion.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Dentistry Class of 1948 Dental Fund • Dentistry Class of 1951 Endowment Fund • Dentistry Class of 1954 Memorial Fund for Lewis R. Belote • Dentistry Class of 1975 Endowment Fund for George E. Kaugars • Dentistry Class of 1977 Scholarship Fund • Dentistry Class of 2006 Scholarship FundProfessorshipsThe University and the School seek to attract, reward, and retain distinguished faculty, leaders, and scholars of nationaland international reputation. An Endowed Chair or a named Professorship are the highest forms of recognition providedby the University, and are essential in our ability to recruit and retain highly qualified faculty. Professorships are need in allacademic units of the School of Dentistry. This endowment opportunity qualifies for state matching funds from theEminent Scholar Fund. Gifts of any size are welcomed to strengthen professorships already established.Gifts of any size are welcomed to strengthen any of the following established professorships:S. Elmer Bear Professorship Currently providing lectureships in Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryPaul Tucker Goad Professorship Dr. Harvey A. Schenkein, Assistant Dean for ResearchW. Tyler Haynes Professorship Dr. John W. Unger, Chairman, ProsthodonticsHarry Lyons Professorship Dr. Ronald J. Hunt, DeanNorborne Muir Professorship Dr. Steven J. Lindauer, Chairman, OrthodonticsEdward Myers Professorship Dr. Francis L. Macrina, Vice President for Research
VCU School of Dentistry Giving OpportunitiesGifts over $250,000 can be used to create a new named professorship. The following funding levels apply: Required Funding Levels Annual AwardProfessorship $250,000 $12,500Distinguished Professorship $500,000 $25,000Endowed Chair $1,000,000 $50,000LectureshipsThis opportunity brings outstanding faculty experts in given academic disciplines to the School of Dentistry. Lectureshipsare needed in all academic units. The minimum endowment level for a new named Lectureship is $100,000, which willoffset the costs by providing $2,500 annually, based on a five percent payout. Gifts of any size are welcomed tostrengthen lectureships already established.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Calvin Belkov Fund • Ronald J. Hunt Lectureship • James E. McIver Fund (Orthodontics) • Preston D. Miller, Sr. Lectureship • Cyril R. Mirmelstein Dentistry Ethics Lecture • Eugenia Muir Lecture Fund • Norborne Muir Lecture Fund • James H. Revere LectureshipResearch Support FundsContributions to this category will support both student and faculty research. Only by asking questions can the answers befound. Your gift will provide funds for valuable research and new lab equipment. The minimum endowment level for a newnamed Research Award is $10,000, which will typically provide a $500 annual award, based on a five percent payout.Donors who wish to give less than $10,000 may choose to contribute to the Research Support Funds already established.Donations may be sent to any of the following fund categories: • Dentistry Class of 1951 Endowment Fund • George E. Kaugars Endowment Fund (Dentistry Class of 1975) • Philips Institute of Oral and Craniofacial Molecular Biology Fund
VCU School of Dentistry Giving OpportunitiesMake a Gift TodayFor your convenience, you may make gifts in any of the following ways: ONLINE: Go to http://givenow.vcu.edu/dentistry and complete the online form MAIL: If you prefer to mail your gift, please fill out the contribution form below. Simply list the fund you prefer to support on the memo line of your check and on the contribution form and mail to: MCV Foundation PO BOX 980234 Richmond, VA 23298-0234 CONTACT: If you have a special interest not listed, please contact Edward G. Kardos Director of Development (804) 828-0324 firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Website Donation Form Page 1 of 1Please print this form, fill it out, and mail to: MCV Foundation P.O. Box 980234 Richmond, VA 23298-0234Yes! I want to help maintain the excellence of our students, faculty, research programs,community service, and patient care within the VCU School of Dentistry.Other $______ $1,000 ______ $700 ______ $500 ______ $200 ______If you wish, your donation can be allocated to a specific fund or department. Please listthe designation below.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Name _________________________________________________________________Address _______________________________________________________________City______________________________State________Zip _____________________Phone __________________________ Email _________________________________ Check made payable to MCV Foundation enclosedPlease bill my MasterCard VisaCard number ______________________________ Expiration Date _______________Name on card ___________________________________________________________Signature ___________________________________________________________ Thank you! The School of Dentistry is most grateful to you for your generous support that enables our School to better address its mission.