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Alumni and Donors

Together we're investing in advancement of veterinary medicine by training world-class professionals, helping CVM graduates take flight in their careers, and innovating the future of animal wellness and care.

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Where Compassion Meets Science

Like you, we are inspired and motivated by a profound respect and deep love for animals of all kinds. It’s why we’re dedicated to the highest level of clinical care possible. It leads us to discovery and innovation to advance our understanding of animal and human health. It motivates our partnerships to make veterinary care more accessible and affordable. It drives us to educational excellence in training tomorrow’s leaders of veterinary medicine. It’s why our alumni are among the best veterinary care givers, researchers, and educators in the nation.

Alumni Connections

You are a member of a select group of people who have received a degree from our school. This community of people, now numbering over 2,000, continues to make significant and distinctive contributions to our profession. You have translated your passion for animal and human health into careers that serve communities and strengthen the bonds people have with their animals. Your connection to the College of Veterinary Medicine helps give current students the tools they need to become skilled practitioners and researchers. They look to your success as an example – your continuing support helps our students become the next generation of leaders in their fields.
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2000+ Alumni and GrowingStay Connected. Get Involved.

Your connection to the College of Veterinary Medicine helps give current students the tools they need to become skilled professionals.

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Support The College of Veterinary Medicine

Each year, the dedicated caregivers at the College of Veterinary Medicine touch the lives of thousands who face medical emergencies or disease, or who seek to improve the quality of life for their companion animals. The success of our work depends in large part on the gifts and donations from people just like you. Alumni, friends, partners, and animal lovers whose generosity enables many of our efforts. Learn more about our donors and why they were inspired to support the College.

For donors who are passionate about a specific area of Veterinary Medicine, the Foundation offers a number of different opportunities to direct gifts to those areas.

Animals give so much to mankind, it’s only fitting that we give back something to them.”

Make a Gift

There are several ways to support NC State College of Veterinary Medicine so you can choose which gift works best with your financial planning:

  • Outright gifts of cash and securities
    You can make your check payable to North Carolina Veterinary Medicine Foundation (NCVMF) or use our online giving option.  Securities may be a way to increase the size of your gift without the cost of tax liabilities; ask us how.
  • Real estate and personal property
    Gifts of land, leasehold properties, homes, paintings, rare books and other collectibles may be an excellent opportunity for some donors.
  • Wills and bequests 
    Donors can document a commitment through estate vehicles of various types.  NCVMF can provide you with the wording for your needs and in consult with your legal advisor.
  • Life Income 
    We can show you illustrations for planned gifts such as charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, deferred charitable gift annuities, retained life estates and charitable lead trusts.

We’re happy to answer questions, provide resources and help you structure your gift.

Mail checks made payable to the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation to:

North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607