Donate to the Veterinary Memorial Fund

Since its creation, the Veterinary Memorial Fund has raised more than $2.4 million to support research to improve animal health.

We rely on veterinarians, owners, and other supporters to sustain this effort through memorial gifts on behalf of the animals who’ve touched their lives.

Please help us continue this cycle of commitment and service to our companion animals through your donation. We sincerely thank you for your support.

For clinics to donate:

  1. Go to the Veterinary Memorial Fund donation website.
  2. Create an account for new users, or log in for returning clinics.
  3. Once logged in, select the "Make a Donation" tab on the top left of you homepage.
  4. Enter your total donation amount, and confirm the clinic’s contact information.
  5. Enter the honoree(s).
    • For first-time users:
      • Click the "download template" button, and save the template for future donations.
      • Enter honorees into the template, and save on your computer.
      • Click the "upload" button, and select the Excel sheet with the honorees.
    • For returning users:
      • Click the "upload" button, and select your spreadsheet with current honorees.
  6. Review the uploaded honoree(s) for accuracy, and select how you will send in your donation.
    • For "donate by check":
      • You will be redirected to a confirmation page with the address to send the check. We will send the letters to the honorees upon receipt of the check.
    • For "donate by credit card":
      • You will be redirected to the Virginia Tech online giving page to complete your donation.
      • Upon a successful donation, you will then be redirected back to our site’s confirmation page where you can view this donation and previous donations in the "Donation History Tab."

» For more detailed instructions, please refer to our VMF website manual and/or contact us at vetmemorial@vt.edu or 540-231-0465. Please accept our sincere thanks for your support.

For individuals to donate:

  1. Go to the Virginia Tech Online Giving page.
  2. In the "Select an area" section, use the drop-down menu to select "College of Veterinary Medicine."
  3. In the "Select a fund" section, use the drop-down menu to select "Veterinary Memorial Fund."
  4. Enter information in the "My Information" section.
  5. In the "Honorary / Memorial Gifts" section:
    • Select "Yes" and select "In Memory Of."
    • Enter the pet's name and species (example: Sadie - dog).
    • Select "Yes" for the "Would you like Virginia Tech to send an acknowledgement letter?" prompt, and complete the remaining fields.