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Funding Opportunities

The Division of Student Affairs supports student success by creating environments where students can excel academically and develop personally through a myriad of programs, services, activities, events and physical structures. In order to enhance our ability to enhance the experience of our students, the Division of Student Affairs seeks donors to help fund divisional priorities in the following areas:

COVID-19 Relief

As UNC Charlotte continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Emergency Fund and the Jamil Niner Student Food Pantry are top priorities within the Division of Student Affairs.

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STUDENT Emergency Fund

To assist students with temporary housing, books, clothing, etc. who have suffered a temporary loss due to apartment fire, theft, domestic violence or other personal tragedy impacting their ability to excel academically.

Beneficiary Office

Student Assistance and Support Services

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Jamil Niner Food Pantry

As more students learn about the Pantry, it is in need of more food to support its clientele, specifically food that appeals to our international students.

Beneficiary Office

Leadership & Community Engagement


Program & Event Sponsorships

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Fraternity and Sorority Life 50th Anniversary

There are over 2,000 students in 42 chapters participating in fraternities and sororities. The all Greek GPA is above the all campus GPA. Fraternity and sorority leaders are also leaders in other student organizations. The 50th anniversary campaign will provide leadership development training for emerging chapter and council leaders and provide online education on topics such as hazing and sexual assault prevention.

Beneficiary Office

Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Signature Programs

University-wide events such as Homecoming, RecFest, 49er 5K Run/Walk, Dance Marathon and the Step Show competition need individual and corporate sponsors to defray event costs to better redirect University funds in support of high quality programming.

Beneficiary Offices

Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Involvement, and University Recreation

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Financial Literacy

Most students have never taken a personal finance course or workshop prior to attending college. Financial literacy programming includes money management, budgeting, debt resources, and short- and long-term planning.

Beneficiary Office

Student Assistance and Support Services


Scholarships and Aid

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Scholarships

To provide merit based aid to students.

Beneficiary Offices

Center for Wellness Promotion, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement


Facility Enhancement

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Low Ropes Course

A staple of outdoor leadership training, the low ropes course is in need of new elements and repairing of existing elements to meet the team building needs of clientele.

Beneficiary Office

Venture Outdoor Leadership


Student Engagement

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Professional Development

To assist students with gaining employer-desired skills through attending leadership development workshops, conferences, outdoor leadership training, symposia, etc.

Beneficiary Offices

Student Involvement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Niner Media, University Recreation, Venture Outdoor Leadership, Leadership & Community Engagement, and the Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement.