Making an impact, together.
Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, UNC Asheville prepares the next generation of leaders and productive citizens to serve North Carolina and the nation.
As the only liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system, we dare to connect curiosity and critical thinking, courage and challenge, imagination and impact, opportunity, and responsibility.
The Division of University Advancement works to increase the margin of excellence by building relationships that foster advocacy, support, and investment in UNC Asheville. We are hard at work imagining a bold, bright world for our students and our community.
When you support UNC Asheville, you help our students reach new vistas where the future is a frontier—vast and full of opportunity.
Together, we can make a profound impact on UNC Asheville students and on the world.
Strengthening Our Campus
Whether you help fund a scholarship for a student-athlete, provide support for campus computer labs, or endow a professorship, your support makes UNC Asheville one of the nation’s top-ranked public liberal arts universities and continues to open doors to a UNC Asheville education for future students.
Alumni Referral Scholarship
Give to our new Alumni Referral Scholarship to recruit new Bulldogs to campus. With an alumni referral, students can be eligible for a $1,000 award each year. You can refer a student online here: unca.edu/AlumniReferral.
Diversity Engagement Scholarship
Inspired by the advocacy of students, alumni, faculty, and staff, this scholarship supports students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds who are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on campus.
UNC Asheville Fund
Gifts to the UNC Asheville Fund enable the University to be nimble from providing additional services to students in need to advancing exciting new research opportunities.
Just like the UNC Asheville fund, when you give to your home department, you support the next generation of Bulldogs through scholarships, internship funding, research opportunities, and outreach initiatives.
Athletic Scholarship Fund
More than 75% of our student-athletes receive support from the Athletic Scholarship Fund to continue their education at UNC Asheville. These scholarships are vital for their ongoing success – on the field and in the classroom.
Student Emergency Fund
From providing off-campus housing to healthy meals to counseling services, the Student Emergency fund enables our faculty and staff to quickly respond to student emergencies and needs during times of crisis.
Alumni & Donor Impact
Wilma Dykeman Writers-in-Residence at UNC Asheville to be Housed in Writer’s Childhood Home
A decade after his mother’s death, Stokely and his wife Anne, along with philanthropist Ellen Carr, have partnered with UNC Asheville to open the doors of the family house to the next generation of writers.