Our 10th annual Madison Trust funding event took place on the JMU campus and online March 10, 2023. Watch a replay of the livestream on YouTube.


Select your favorite projects or the Madison Trust general fund to make a gift, and you’re fueling innovation at JMU. Your support boosts these projects and inspires more like them. 

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MT23 The 21st Century Federalist Papers Project
MT23 The 21st Century Federalist Papers Project
Recruit the sharpest minds in the country to produce new “democracy indicators” to improve American democratic institutions (CAL/Political Science)
$16,650
66%
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6
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MT23 JMU ArtsMobile
MT23 JMU ArtsMobile
Increase community access to JMU’s exemplary arts and design programs (CVPA/Office of Creative Propulsion)
$15,100
60%
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5
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0
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MT 23 Launching a Space Biology Research Program at JMU
MT 23 Launching a Space Biology Research Program at JMU
Significantly contribute to the scientific community in the field of space biology and open new career directions for students (CSM/Biology)
$13,010
86%
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5
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0
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MT23 Mitigating Misinformation on Social Media
MT23 Mitigating Misinformation on Social Media
Conduct research to better understand how people perceive and react to misinformation warmings on social media. (College of Business)
$13,525
54%
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5
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0
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MT23 Open-Source Tradecraft Exploratory Lab (OSTEL)
MT23 Open-Source Tradecraft Exploratory Lab (OSTEL)
Focus on real-world problems for student research on open-source intelligence (CISE/Intelligence Analysis)
$15,530
68%
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6
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0
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MT23 Radio Show about the Local Environment
MT23 Radio Show about the Local Environment
Provide a journalistic outlet for JMU students and inform WMRA listeners about how to conserve natural resources (COE/Ed. Foundations and Exceptionalities)
$15,750
89%
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3
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0
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MT23 STEM for All
MT23 STEM for All
Extend afterschool STEM curriculum to all Boys & Girls Clubs in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (CISE/Center for STEM Education)
$20,410
81%
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7
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0
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MT23 Strive for STEM
MT23 Strive for STEM
Bring together pre-service teachers and STEM majors with 5th and 6th grade science or technology teachers (COE/Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities)
$3,000
14%
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1
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0
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MT23 Teachers Debate Institute
MT23 Teachers Debate Institute
Train teachers in Rwanda to coach debate and create an environment for building democratic ideas and values (Office of the President)
$17,250
69%
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3
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0
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MT23 Think Outside the Trash
MT23 Think Outside the Trash
Improve Kosovo's environment by educating its young people about reducing, reusing, and recycling (CAL/Communication and Advocacy)
$8,760
48%
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4
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0
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Madison Trust general fund
Madison Trust general fund
Provide seed money to ignite innovation at JMU: support multiple Madison Trust projects.
$8,100
32%
Funded
11
Donors
2418
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