Bicentennial Professors Fund

Responsible Business Is Our Responsibility.

You can ensure that Darden continues to shape business and society by attracting and supporting outstanding professors through gifts to the Bicentennial Professors Fund. In return, we will amplify your generosity by matching your gift through UVA’s Strategic Investment Fund.

Attract Top Faculty Who Will Inspire Tomorrow’s Leaders

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to support professors who will challenge, educate and inspire generations of responsible leaders, perpetuating your legacy into the far-reaching future. The Bicentennial Professors Funds are available to all schools across UVA on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your gift to Darden today and power the purposeful.

EMERGING SCHOLARS

When you contribute $1 million or more to create a named, endowed professorship for an emerging scholar, the University will amplify your gift with a 50-cent match on every dollar.

MID-CAREER SCHOLARS

When you contribute $2 million or more to create a named, endowed professorship for a mid-career scholar, the University will amplify your gift with a 50-cent match on every dollar.

DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS

When you contribute $3 million or more to create a named, endowed professorship for a distinguished scholar and pay the total within five years, the University will provide $2 million in matching funds.

Be a part of Darden’s fulcrum moment.