Our Donors

Cavalier Faithful

Our fans and donors to the Virginia Athletics Foundation play a vital role in the success of Virginia athletics. More than 720,000 fans attended home athletics events during the 2014-15 season, creating tremendous home field and home court advantages for UVA student-athletes.

A strong donor base is critical to funding the athletics department and supporting more than 650 UVA student-athletes who strive to achieve Uncompromised Excellence in their academic and athletic pursuits.

Former Cavalier Chris Long talks about why he supports Virginia athletics in this video feature:

The O’Sullivan family’s legacy of supporting Virginia athletics:

Long-term UVA fans John and Anna Schick talk about why they support UVA athletics:

uva-basketball-fans2As of Dec. 31, 2016, 2,926 donors increased their annual VAF pledge by at least 10% and 827 donors increased their pledge to reach a higher level of giving. In addition, there were 1,348 new VAF donors as of Dec. 31.


Volleyball alumna and Virginia Athletics Foundation donor Amy Mitchell Griffin talks about why she supports Virginia athletics in this video feature:

Virginia alumnus Paul Tudor Jones discusses the impact of JPJ on the basketball program and the support required for Virginia athletics to reach its future goals in this video:

Our supporters extend from coast-to-coast. Go Hoos!