With the support of our generous sponsors, we are one step closer to bringing solar car racing back to UVa. Please take note of their support for students and sustainable energy and please take the time to visit their sites.
An Initiative of the UVA Alumni Association
The vision of the trust is to promote excellence throughout the University of Virginia by providing catalytic support to the University community for initiatives in pursuit of Jeffersonian ideals. The Jefferson Trust provides discretionary funding for trustee-selected projects that enhance the University of Virginia as a preeminent global institution of higher learning. The Trustees solicit and evaluate applications, and provide grants and stewardship towards the execution of stated project goals. The Trust measures the success of a grant by its ability to encourage creativity, innovation and leadership, and ultimately by whether it enhances the University and/or the student experience.
Valence meets the highly specialized needs of the growing motor sports community with economical, high performance composite fabrication services. Valence continues to emphasize both performance and style, and has the knowledge and experience to create consistently strong, safe, lightweight, and beautiful products.
Founded by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, and Ed Oates in 1977, Oracle is a global provider of enterprise cloud computing and is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation. Oracle Cloud provides leading-edge capabilities in software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and data as a service. Oracle earned $37.7 billion in 2017 and serves 430,000 customers in 175 countries.
Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms in 105 countries and territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world.
UVA Student Council
Green Initiative Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant
The Green Initiative Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant is a fund that enables and empowers students to take an active role in ensuring UVA’s commitment to a sustainable future through the distribution of a $30,000 budget for sustainability initiatives.
UVA School of Engineering
Lacy Experiential Learning Fund
Linwood A. “Chip” Lacy, Jr. (ChE ’67, Darden ’69) and Constance Lacy (Nursing, ’66) have been staunch supporters of experiential learning at UVa’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. They celebrated the grand opening of the Ann Warrick Lacy Experiential Learning Center in Lacy Hall with President Sullivan in October, 2013.
Constellation, an Exelon company, is a leading competitive energy company providing power, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy management products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. We provide integrated energy solutions — from electricity and natural gas procurement and renewable energy supply to energy efficiency and distributed energy solutions — that help customers strategically buy, manage and use their energy.
BGF Industries is a leading US manufacturer of high performance fabrics and materials serving the Aerospace, Marine, Filtration, Insulation, Automotive, Electrical, Protection and Construction industries. BGF was the first weaver of fiberglass textiles beginning in 1941 as Burlington Glass Fabrics. In 1988, BGF became a subsidiary of the Porcher Groupe of Badinieres, France. Today, with sales of over $150M, BGF employs 800 people at six facilities in three states.
UVA Parents Fund
The UVA Parents Fund enhances the student experience through annual gifts from parents of current and former students. Directed by the UVA Parents Committee, the Parents Fund supports student clubs and cultural events, academic enhancement programs and career services, health and wellness initiatives, and class dinners and traditions that enrich student life across Grounds.
Virginia Industrial Plastics
Virginia Industrial Plastics, Inc. manufactures and distributes plastic products to various industries worldwide. It offers sheets, rods, tubes, and films; and prototype development to small and high volume production runs. The company also provides point-of-purchase displays. In addition, it offers plastic fabrication; CNC machining, including lathes, routers, mills, lasers, and water jets; and vacuum forming services.
APEX Clean Energy
Apex has been built with a singular focus: to speed the shift to clean electricity. Drawing from their experience with several of the nation’s leading renewable energy companies, Apex’s founders set out to create a company with the capacity to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management.
Crutchfield Corporation is a North American retailer specializing in a wide range of electronics, including mobile audio and video equipment for automobiles, along with speakers, televisions, and other electronics for home or portable use, serving both the United States and Canada. It was created in 1974 by William G. " Bill" Crutchfield, Jr., founder and CEO.
Friends of the Team