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Madison Trust is an initiative of University Advancement managed by the office of Corporate & Foundation Relations in collaboration with colleagues and campus partners from across JMU.

Appropriate Technology in Rural Health Innovation
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.
$10,010
77%
Funded
3
Donors
180
days left
"Be Seen, Be Heard" Podcast
"Be Seen, Be Heard" Podcast
Boost engagement, awareness, and a sense of community by showcasing JMU’s high achievers who are leading fulfilling lives.
$3,000
12%
Funded
1
Donors
180
days left
CPR Music
CPR Music
Make interactive, standards-aligned music learning available to children, no matter where they live, their family and cultures, or the music teachers they have.
$6,010
24%
Funded
3
Donors
180
days left
Chronic Cough Suppression Therapy Device
Chronic Cough Suppression Therapy Device
Refine the design of the JMU-patent-pending cough suppression “necklace” and position the team to go to the next stage in proof of concept.
$8,500
34%
Funded
3
Donors
180
days left
Constructs of Local Knowledge
Constructs of Local Knowledge
Build projects that leverage scientific expertise, local materials streams, and construction capacity to create spaces that enrich and engage local communities.
$11,175
101%
Funded
11
Donors
180
days left
Expanding the Living Laboratory on East Campus
Expanding the Living Laboratory on East Campus
Create a new East Campus meadow area to study ecological processes, scientific monitoring techniques, and connections between ecosystem health and human health.
$12,700
105%
Funded
5
Donors
180
days left
FYRE: First Year and Transfer Student Research Experience
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.
$7,000
28%
Funded
2
Donors
180
days left
JMU Valor: Veteran and Military Student Center
JMU Valor: Veteran and Military Student Center
Provide a strong set of services that support recruitment, enrollment, financial aid, and degree completion for veteran and military students.
$38,000
152%
Funded
6
Donors
180
days left
Virtual Reality Video Game for Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
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.
$6,500
46%
Funded
5
Donors
180
days left
Writing for the Future
Writing for the Future
Increase professional writing skills (e.g., applications, resumes, cover letters) among high school students who have migrated internationally to Harrisonburg.
$7,660
52%
Funded
6
Donors
180
days left
Madison Trust general fund
Madison Trust general fund
Provide seed money to ignite innovation at JMU: support multiple Madison Trust projects.
$1,000
4%
Funded
1
Donors
180
days left
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