Projects Funded

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The Parents Committee received and reviewed a record number of 165 grant proposals totaling over $1,000,000 this fall. After careful consideration, the Executive Committee awarded full or partial funding to the following 95 projects. These funds will directly enhance the U.Va. student experience during the 2013-14 academic year. The organizations, projects and amounts awarded are listed below.




Organization Project Amount
350 UVA Power Shift 2013 $1,000
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) Celebratory Drinking Prevention $9,191
Alternative Spring Break ASB Service Learning Research Grants $1,500
Anthropology Department What is anthropology good for? $1,000
Arts Administration Program of School of Architecture Arts in Context course co-teaching colleague $3,500
Asian Student Union the Issues/APAS Roundtable Discussion $600
Batten Under-graduate Council Batten Umbrella Groups Mentorship Program $2,000
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Southeast and Mid-Atlantic BME Regional Career Conference $1,500
Black Student Alliance @ U. Va. Emerging Leaders Retreat $890
Black Student Alliance at The University of Virginia Black Faculty Appreciation Banquet $3,740
Black Voices Gospel Choir  Concerts $5,424
Center for Christian Study Sorority Recruitment Hospitality Service $2,000
Center for Christian Study Exam Snacks Hospitality $4,000
Center for Global Health Student Advisory Board Global Health Film Festival $1,800
Charlottesville Abundant Life Ministries Abundant Life Christmas Banquet $3,500
Class of 2014 Trustees Presidents Dinner $6,154
College of Arts & Sciences College Advising Seminar Classes $40,000
Common Grounds: A Cup & Conversation New Organization on Grounds $500
Creative, Raw and Very Edgy Fashion  The Annual Spring Fling Fashion Show  $1,000
Curry School of Education Foundation Cups & Conversations $2,500
Dance Marathon Dance Marathon Memorial Gym Event $1,000
Economics Club Vtutor $9,000
Ektaal Concert Showcase $420
FACEAIDS at UVA Pins for Pastries $50
Film Maker's Society  Virginia Student Film Festival $1,200
Fourth Year Trustees Class of 2014 - Graduation Class Party  $2,500
Futures in Fashion Association Fashion Career & Field Trip Program $288
Global Student Council International Dessert Festival $2,000
Hereford Heritage Gardens  Expansion, Collaboration, Augmentation of the Hereford Heritage Gardens  $1,650
Hoos in Recovery Support for Students in Recovery  $3,500
Housing and Residence Life Dome Room Dinners for First-Year Areas $5,700
Human Rights Film Festival Human Rights Film Festival  $1,000
Indian Student Association India Day 2014 $1,500
Inter-Sorority Council Formal Recruitment 2014 $1,500
Jewish Leadership Council Shabbat 300 $1,453
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection William Barton didjeridu concert $1,700
Class Councils Lighting of the Lawn $5,000
Madison House Volunteer Diversity and Leadership Initiative  $4,650
Madison House HELP Line Program Initiative  $5,000
Mainland Student Network Fall Break BBQ $1,483
MEDLIFE at U.Va. Public Health Dinner Series $600
Minority Rights Coalition Town Hall $296
Morven Kitchen Garden A Sustainable Future for the Morven Kitchen Garden $2,000
National Society of Collegiate Scholars Hoos Down in Hooville - Pumpkin Carving Contest $375
Office of African-American Affairs (OAAA) Culturally Responsive Training for Mentoring: OAAA Faculty-Student Mentoring Program $1,500
Office of African-American Affairs Luther P. Jackson Black Male Initiative $8,500
Office of the Dean of Students | Fraternity & Sorority Life Fraternity & Sorority Presidents' Academy $2,274
Office of Undergraduate Admission  University Achievement Scholars Program $4,950
OpenGrounds OpenGrounds Innovation Leadership Forum  $2,000
Organization of African Students Africa Day 2014 $1,570
Organization of Young Filipino Americans Filipino Food Night $287
Outdoors at UVA Kayak Program Expansion $2,000
Peer Health Educators 23rd Annual 4th Year 5k $4,180
Peer Health Educators and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team Student involvement in BACCHUS National Conference $2,320
Persian Cultural Society Shabe Yalda $500
School of Architecture Student career services brown bag lunch dialogues with alumni $3,250
Second Year & Third Year Class Council  International Night 2014 $2,000
Second Year Council Second Year Council Dinner Series $30,000
Sikh Students Association (SSA) Bhangra Night 2014 $1,000
Society of Women Engineers Society of Women Engineers National Conference $900
Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development SEED Training Program $1,000
TEDxUVA The 2014 TEDxUVA Event $3,675
The American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) UVA Student Branch AIAA Annual Rotunda Dinner with Aerospace Industry Keynote Speaker $400
The Cavalier Daily, Inc. The Cavalier Daily's "Whenever, Wherever" Model $5,000
The Declaration Fall 2013 Printing and Publication  $1,000
The Fralin Museum of Art at The University of Virginia Final Fridays $5,000
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) SHPE National Conference $2,750
The Stan Winston Arts Festival of the Moving Creature The Stan Winston Arts Festival of the Moving Creature $5,000
Third Year Council Class Ring Ceremony $2,500
Third Year Council - Class Connections Committee Class of 2015 Reception $5,000
University of Virginia Community Relations  Day in the Life Program $9,157
University of Virginia Library Making the Music Library Sing: A Refresh of the Historic Space $23,590
University of Virginia School of Nursing Under the Clinical STARs:  An Evening Seminar $5,000
University of Virginia Women's Center Women in Power Conference $1,100
University of Virginia Women's Water Polo Team UVA Women's Water Polo Caps $900
University Programs Council University Programs Council SpringFest $20,000
University Salsa Club Salsa Showcase $256
University Singers University Singers Spring Concert: G.F. Handel's Messiah $4,000
U.Va. Department of Drama and Virginia Players Shakespeare in the Gardens $2,000
U.Va. Sustainability  Zero-Waste Concert $1,000
U.Va. Women's Center Counseling, Disordered Eating & Sexual Assault Program Resources $6,436
Virginia Club Field Hockey Fall Season $900
Virginia Club Tennis  Train Harder $400
Virginia Men's Ultimate Frisbee Club Men's Club Frisbee 2013-2014 Season $1,000
Virginia Men's Water Polo Club Team Equipment Acquisition $211
Virginia Players Virginia Players Rebranding Effort $1,200
Virginia Venture Fund Ventureboard.co Student Startup Initiative $2,500
Virginia Women's Chorus 2014 Annual Spring Concert in Old Cabell Hall $1,379
Virginia Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee Funding for Team Jerseys and Team Canopy Tent $1,900
Virginia21 at U.Va. Voter Engagement Project $1,000
Women Gender & Sexuality (WGS) Program WGS Student-Faculty Dinner $500
Women's Club Soccer at UVA Funding for Regional and National Tournaments $1,052
Women's Health Virginia @UVA Operation Live Healthy $1,650
Women's Rugby University of Virginia Women's Rugby Grant Request $1,045