Giving Tuesday is a global movement that unleashes generosity across the globe. With you, we can turn it into Giving DUKESday.
While Giving Tuesday is Nov. 29, you're invited to support special initiatives at JMU starting Nov. 14.
Honor 50 Years of the Marching Royal Dukes
Support the MRD General Fund – the primary source for subsidizing equipment costs and providing scholarships.
Biology Summer Undergraduate Research
These funds will allow more of our students to engage in research and subsequently to network with other scientists across the country.
JMU Washington Semester Scholarship
Donations will help fund scholarships for students participating in Washington Semester.
New Graduate Student Resource Guidebook
Providing new graduate students with information and resources to acclimate to JMU.
Finance Pay-It-Forward Scholarship Endowment
Attract and retain students who exhibit excellence with academics and demonstrate financial need, an intent to pay-it-forward, and desire for mentorship.
Mark-It Forward Scholarship Endowment
The project's fundraising dollars would help to grow the endowment and help support the educational expenses for one of JMU's largest majors, marketing.
Writing for the Future
Increase professional writing skills (e.g., applications, resumes, cover letters) among high school students who have migrated internationally to Harrisonburg.
Virtual Reality Video Game for Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
Create a virtual, gamified environment for physical therapy to address chronic symptoms associated with inner ear-related dizziness and vertigo.
FYRE: First Year and Transfer Student Research Experience
Facilitate mentored research and creative experiences for first-year and transfer students from populations that have been historically excluded or underserved.
Make interactive, standards-aligned music learning available to children, no matter where they live, their family and cultures, or the music teachers they have.
"Be Seen, Be Heard" Podcast
Boost engagement, awareness, and a sense of community by showcasing JMU’s high achievers who are leading fulfilling lives.
Appropriate Technology in Rural Health Innovation
Effect positive health outcomes and broad STEM education in resource-limited communities of sub-Saharan Africa with a mobile wellness and learning center.