Cavalier Corner

February 2017

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ATHLETICS EXCELLENCE 2016 ACC Field Hockey Champions First title in program history Passionate fans, coaches and student-athletes are All In for UVA Athletics e All In For Excellence fund- raising initiative was launched to provide comprehensive support for Virginia Athletics at a time when the competitive landscape within the ACC and the NCAA was rapid- ly changing. is initiative includes: • e Virginia Athletics Foun- dation Annual Fund – scholar- ships, Athletics Academic Affairs and sports-specific operations • Endowment • Coaches 10 Additionally, capital projects will be added to this effort as they are prioritized by the athletics depart- ment. Overall we need all donors, fans, alumni and friends to be All In with support for our 650 stu- dent-athletes. e largest component of All In For Excellence is the VAF Annu- al Fund. Over the past two years, donors have contributed a record amount to the Annual Fund. Even with these efforts, the total has fallen short of our projections to fund all obligations and to keep up with the full cost of scholarships across all 25 sports. is has placed significant pressure on the schol- arship endowment and reserves. During the past two years, the over- all fundraising totals have reached 85 percent of the target. A success- ful All In For Excellence fundrais- ing year in 2017 is paramount to the current and long-term success of Virginia Athletics. For more infor- mation and regular updates, please visit THE 2017 FUNDRAISING TARGET IS $24.2 MILLION. 2017 FUNDRAISING GOALS EXCELLENCE 2015 $17.05 million 2016 $17.30 million $1 MILLION $4 MILLION $19.2 MILLION INCLUDES: Scholarships, Athletics Academic Affairs Support, Operations (Friends Of) $24.2 MILLION OPERATIONS (COACHES 10) ENDOWMENT ANNUAL FUND ALL IN FOR EXCELLENCE + + = 2017 VAF GUIDE TO GIVING / 7

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