At the UVM Medical Center, we’re much more than an outstanding hospital with the very best caregivers. We’re an education powerhouse, with our renowned clinicians and researchers training the next generation of human health leaders. And we’re a research leader, with scientists who constantly make lab discoveries that raise our patient care to new heights.

To maintain our status as a premier academic medical center, we’ve identified the following focus areas for philanthropic investment. Click the links below to learn more about giving to these areas, or contact us at foundation [at] to discuss a different direction for your gift.

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High-Need Initiatives

Donations to the UVM Medical Center’s Annual Fund are used to support the full spectrum of needs and priorities at our hospital. This powerful fund touches every aspect of our mission with the patient and their family at the center of our work. When you make a gift to the annual fund, you join thousands of other community donors in transforming health care in Vermont and northern New York.

Donate to the Annual Fund

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Children's Health

Contributions to the UVM Children’s Hospital go toward the latest treatments, technologies and research therapies that can change children’s lives. Donations to children’s services also help to educate the next generation of pediatric physicians and nurses and develop community programs that improve the health of our children today and tomorrow.

Donate to the Children's Hospital

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Cancer Care

Every day someone in our cancer community benefits from the generous philanthropic support of the more than 5,000 donors who give each year to the UVM Cancer Center. Philanthropy is crucial to providing VCC’s world-class research, education and prevention programs, as well as exceptional patient care and comprehensive support services.

Donate to Cancer Care

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Cardiovascular Care

Nationally recognized for providing high-quality cardiac care, our experts in life-saving cardiac specialties, preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation can help thousands of heart patients from across our region. Your support can help us in the fight against heart-related death and disease.

Donate to Cardiology

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Biomedical science and technology change people’s lives for the better. UVM’s researchers are key agents of that change, spurring world-class advancements in such areas as cardiovascular, cancer, neurobehavioral and health care delivery research. A strategic investment in our future will ensure continued progress, new understanding and life-changing treatments for our patients.

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