Your Money Where Your Heart Is
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.
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.
Giving Opportunities in the Spotlight
New Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center
Our Equine Health and Farm Animal Programs are committed to pioneering advances in medical technology and providing the highest level of care to horse owners, trainers, and producers. With your help, NC State’s new Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center will set a new standard for equine and farm animal health.
New Magnetic Resource Imaging (MRI)
We believe that health care should be handled in a proactive fashion. Our goal is to fund a new Magnetic Resource Imaging scanner. A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the gold standard in helping veterinary clinicians and scientists to arrive at vital answers to what is going on with their patients and to develop better treatment options. Learn how you can help!
Donor NewsMore stories
Read about our donors, what inspired their gifts and how those gifts are making a difference in the lives of animals and people:
CVM Alum Finds Calling, Gives Back
When Nancy Rathbun-Ramsey was a kindergartener in Buffalo, N.Y., she scrawled in crayon what she wanted to be when she grew up. “I put down ‘animal doctor’ because I didn’t know how to spell ‘veterinarian,’” she says. It’s a goal that she realized in 1994, when she graduated from the NC State College of Veterinary
From Seattle With Love
How did someone who has never visited the CVM or had her pet treated in the NC State Veterinary hospital become a faithful patron of the CVM? It turns out that it’s a matter of the heart...
Behavior Training Gives Rescue Dog a Fresh Start
Jim and Kathy Nelson of Morehead City, N.C., are retired educators, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped teaching. It’s just that now their students are of the canine persuasion. It all started with their dog, Shadow. The Nelsons are advocates for rescue dogs, so it’s not surprising that when they decided to get a dog
Enduring Gift Helps Make Dreams Come True
He graduated from veterinary school more than 100 years ago and worked 1,125 miles away from Raleigh, but Joseph Edward Salsbury continues to shape the lives of NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students excitedly preparing for careers of their own. The J.E. Salsbury Foundation awarded $100,000 to the CVM in 1985, the year its
Extraordinary Gift Supports Aging Pets
Once you met Rahna Davidson you never forgot her. She was smart, a financial whiz, and unflinchingly honest and direct. She was strong and gutsy and unafraid to say exactly what was on her mind at any given time. But above all she was a mother who was very proud of her daughter, Kady Gjessing,
Olby Receives Largest Endowed Chair in NC State History
When Natasha Olby finished her veterinary neurology residency at NC State in 1999, she had a big decision to make — what to do next. She interviewed for several jobs, in the U.S. and in England, where she was born and raised and earned three degrees at the University of Cambridge. But she decided to