$ 1,626,389 raised 4,841 gifts
College of Natural Resources and Environment has raised $ 132,357 from 155 gifts!
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Home to the nation’s No. 1-ranked program in natural resources and conservation, the College of Natural Resources and Environment is advancing the science of sustainability through discovery, learning, and engagement. We prepare the future generation of leaders to address the complex natural resources issues and environmental challenges facing our planet.

 

Why we need your support

As we celebrate the college’s 25th anniversary, we know that every gift matters and will impact our efforts to be successful. Through your help, we can continue to focus on:

  • Providing scholarships to help us recruit and retain a high-achieving, diverse group of students.
  • Enhancing student learning through hands-on opportunities, such as research and field experiences.
  • Offering leadership and professional development opportunities to students.
  • Growing and supporting our degree programs to meet the needs of students and society at large.
  • Supporting our world-class faculty in their research, which complements the student learning experience and impacts environmental sustainability.

How you can help

We hope you will join alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students in supporting the College of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • You can give any amount, beginning with $5, or choose to celebrate our 25th anniversary by contributing $25, $250, or $2,500.
  • You can also designate that your gift support a specific fund:
    • The CNRE Annual Fund, which supports our most pressing priorities, such as scholarships, learning, and research.
    • One of our four academic departments.
    • The college’s Student Leadership Institute.
Rank State Donors
1 VA 107
2 NC 8
3 TN 4
$2,500
The CNRE Willie Taylor 25 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE friend Willie Taylor will donate $2,500 to the College of Natural Resources and Environment Annual Fund if 25 donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$8,000
The CNRE Mike and Kathy Melo 75 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE alum and Dean's Advisory Council chair Mike Melo and Kathy Melo will donate $8,000 to support student scholarships if 25 additional donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
The CNRE Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation 100 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE friends Kent Morton and Julie Spapperi-Morton of the Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation will donate a $50,000 grant to support undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities for students if 25 additional donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
108 / 108 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
The CNRE Mike Hincher 50 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE alum and FREC Advisory Board chair Mike Hincher will donate $2,500 to support the Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Annual Fund if 25 additional (50 total) donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Exit Light, Enter Night Challenge
Are you up late? Why not make a gift to your favorite area of the university? If the university gets 50 gifts between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. EST, a generous anonymous donor will give an extra $2,500 to the Virginia Tech Annual Fund!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,500
Early Bird Challenge
Rise and shine, early bird Hokies! Why not start off your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Virginia Tech? If the university gets 25 gifts from 4-6 a.m. EST, a generous donor will give an extra $1,500 to the Virginia Tech Annual Fund!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Vice President Participation Leaderboard Challenge
Which giving area will receive the most donations during Virginia Tech Giving Day? Make a gift to your favorite area of Virginia Tech to help keep your area at the top of the leaderboard! The areas with the most gifts at the end of Giving Day will receive an additional donation from Virginia Tech Vice President of Advancement Charlie Phlegar.
Rank Prize Areas of Support Gifts
1 $1,000 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 799
2 $750 College of Engineering 789
3 $250 College of Science 612
4 Pamplin College of Business 520
5 Corps of Cadets 370
6 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 356
7 Student Affairs & Student Organizations 265
8 College of Architecture and Urban Studies 202
9 Athletics 199
10 College of Natural Resources and Environment 148
11 Hokie Family Annual Fund 131
12 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute 127
13 Moss Arts Center 126
14 Alumni Scholarship Fund 115
15 Virginia Tech Annual Fund 103
16 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 72
17 Inclusion and Diversity 62
18 Myers-Lawson School of Construction 58
19 Graduate School 56
20 Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech 49
21 Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute 46
22 University Libraries 34
23 Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 22
24 Honors College 19
25 W.E. Skelton 4H Center 14
26 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology 7
27 Institute for Critical Tech and Applied Science 3
28 Fralin Life Science Institute 0
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