Funding Priority

Signature Initiatives

Our 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

Explore Stories

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Health

Dreaming of Doctorates

Testing the waters of an MD-PhD program through interdepartmental collaboration

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Global Impact

Promoting Peace, Piece-by-Piece

From defending civil rights in Israel to helping migrants in NYC

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Health

Stopping Corona In its Tracks

Awarding research on antivirals and vaccines to counter coronaviruses

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Faculty Support

Seeking to Reduce Suicide Risk

Developing protocols for adolescent success after psychiatric hospitalization

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Solutions

Driven to use business for the public good

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Health

Hope for Hemophilia

UNC’s legacy of hemophilia treatment continues with new gene therapy