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The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is a voluntary, charitable donation program for state employees. It is an easy and convenient way for employees to support a wide range of not-for-profit health and human services organizations. Employees can designate their contributions to go to specific charities or donate to a general fund. Donations can be made through payroll deduction, check, cash or direct give.

Find a Charity

Search for your charity of choice!  With hundreds of charities, there is truly a cause for everyone from health and human services, animal welfare, environmental conservation, and many more.

Ways to donate to CVC

  • Online payroll deduction: Donate through an online ePledge through these two options:
    • One-time gift OR
    • Monthly deduction (24-pay periods)

            Note: Payroll deductions are post-tax.

  • Check or Cash donations:
    • Make checks payable to CVC  and include a pledge form
      • Return it by campus mail to CVC Agency Coordinator (0318) or use USPS CVC Agency Coordinator, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
    • For cash donations, fill out a pledge form and hand deliver to the North End Center. Note: Cash donations cannot be sent by mail.
  • Credit Card donations:
    • Can only be made on the state's donation site. Virginia Tech's donation site does not accept credit cards.
    • Enter first and last names.
    • Enter work email:,,
    • Select the Agency: VA Polytech Inst & State Univ. This will ensure your donation is credited toward Virginia Tech's goal. 
    • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your donation. You may designate money to multiple charities.     
  • Monetary Direct Give: Allows state employees to submit receipts to CVC from their own direct giving contributions, which will count toward Virginia Tech's and the designated charity's fundraising goals. The act of giving needed to occur between January 1st and December 31st of the current giving year. 
    • Steps for submitting a Direct Give donation
    • Donation examples of direct giving
      • Clothing, canned goods, food, vehicles, appliances, property, toys, or gift cards, are directly donated to the charity.
      • Angel Tree, Silver Bells, Christmas Mother and Toys for Tots, etc. 
      • Monetary donations directly submitted to the charity.
      • Purchase of a charitable item (Girl Scout cookies, commemorative wristbands/items, etc).
      • Participation in a charity run, spaghetti meal, or pancake breakfast, where money was given for a ticket or entry, etc. All attendee names for each ticket purchase must be listed.
    • Items that are not accepted as direct giving
      • Time volunteered and blood donations are currently not eligible for credit. 
      • Store receipts. Please donate the items to the charity and use the charity's acknowledgment letter to report Direct Giving.
      • Gym Membership receipts
      • Handwritten receipts are not recommended but will be reviewed independently.

Tax deductions

All charitable donations made through CVC are eligible for a tax deduction. Additional information can be found on the IRS website.

Email CVC Agency Coordinator
North End Center
Division of Human Resources
300 Turner Street, NW
Suite 2300
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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