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By supporting the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture you participate in our mission of transforming culture by better understanding and responding to the unprecedented changes of our moment. Supporters can engage with the work of the Institute by attending and participating in the various lectures, symposia, and events we host.

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Tax-deductible gifts can be made to the Institute in a variety of ways:

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Cash Gifts

The most frequent method for supporting the Institute is by making a gift of cash. Checks should be made payable to the University of Virginia, noting “IASC” on the memo line. Checks should then be mailed with this giving form to the address below.

Matching Gifts

Many corporations, law firms, and other businesses match or multiply their employees’ gifts, up to a set amount. These gifts are credited to you, the donor. If your employer participates in a matching gift program, include with your check both your employer’s signed matching gift form and IASC’s giving form. Matching gifts should be sent to the Institute at the address below.

Other Ways To Give

There are many other ways of supporting the Institute such as gifts of real estate, securities, mutual gifts, bequests, or planned gifts. Please contact the Institute’s development staff for more information.


Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture
Development Staff
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400816
Charlottesville, VA  22904-4816

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Phone: 434-924-7705 | Fax: 434-243-5590

Who We Are

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture is an interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community at the University of Virginia committed to understanding contemporary cultural change and its individual and social consequences, training young scholars, and providing intellectual leadership in service to the public good.

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