Since 2016, you and the Bulldog community have made 2,406 #GivingTuesday gifts for a total of $567,855.

This is an amazing amount of support for our students. Your gifts have gone to the Food Equity Initiative to fight food insecurity on campus, to the Health and Counseling Center to ensure our Bulldogs have the physical and mental health resources they need to thrive, and to the Student Emergency Fund so no student loses their hard-earned place on campus when faced with a crisis.

And yet the need for your support has never been greater.

Give what you can today, whether it’s $5, $25, or $236 (which is the average #GivingTuesday gift to UNC Asheville since 2016), because your gift makes a difference when added to every other gift made by our generous alumni, families, friends, faculty, and staff.

Our students still need access to well-stocked Food Equity Initiative pantries, to our Health and Counseling Center’s “Let’s Talk” program, and to the life-changing support of the Student Emergency Fund.

This #GivingTuesday, be a part of something bigger. It all starts with you.

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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.

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Give to scholarships to make the UNCA experience more accessible for the next generation of students.

Diversity Engagement

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.

Areas of Greatest Need

Gifts to the areas of greatest need (UNC Asheville Fund) enable the University to be nimble from providing additional services to students in need to advancing exciting new research opportunities.

Academic Departments

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.

Bulldog Athletics 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

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The Impact of AVID

Learn about the experiences of those impacted by the AVID for Higher Education Scholarship.

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UNC Asheville grad garners an Emmy Award for Best Documentary in the Cultural category.

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