Funding Priority

Signature Initiatives

Signature Initiatives address issues and opportunities that emerge over the course of the campaign, leveraging our strengths to remain responsive to the times and needs of the people.

Campaign Funding Priorities

Signature Initiative Funding Priorities

Explore Stories

Hanging posters promoting the Ackland Art Museum
Arts

Building a Foundation

"Being a fellow at the Ackland was an invaluable experience."

Painting at the Ackland Art Museum
Arts

Teaching while learning — the student guide experience

"Teaching others about art while also still learning new information never gets old."

Leon Livingston.
Alumni

A Bridge to Success, across Generations

Summer Bridge helped a pediatrician get a solid start at Carolina.

Jackie and Steve Bell pose outside in front of shrubbery.
Donor

Sharing his good fortune

Steven D. Bell ’67 pledges $25 million for UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s new building, which will be named in his honor.

The Barzin Family
Arts

‘A place that has given us so much’

“It is an incredible gift to be able to view and learn about art in such an accessible venue.”

Researchers holding a tortoise.
Research

Saving a Species

Helping prepare giant tortoises for the wild.