How you can help during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this national crisis period, Virginia Commonwealth University is focused on how to provide the best services to our patients and students.

As central Virginia’s COVID response team, our researchers and caregivers are working around the clock to provide resources and care to fight this pandemic. Meanwhile, our faculty and students have transitioned to a completely online teaching and learning environment, which provides its own set of challenges.

Help VCU respond to the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting one of two brand new funds.

VCU COVID-19 Response Fund

Administered by the Office of the Senior Vice President for VCU Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System, the VCU COVID-19 Response Fund supports research and clinical care related to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as:

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VCU Student Life and Learning Fund

Administered by the Office of the Provost, the VCU Student Life and Learning Fund provides unrestricted dollars dedicated to enriching the life and learning experiences of VCU students or student groups. Funds support the most pressing student needs, such as:

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Resources for you

Community assistance

The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund has been established at the Community Foundation. The fund provides flexible support for community-based organizations serving the most vulnerable in our community, and those facing hardship because of reduced revenue. Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis to nonprofit organizations only. Learn more.

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