The Impact of Giving

Each year, gift contributions from individuals and organizations help to fuel the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's mission by allowing it to expand its research, training, clinical services, and more.

Read the stories below to see how others have generously contributed to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.



Giving Stories

Building Promising Futures for <em>All</em>

Building Promising Futures for All

Last Updated: 9/16/2016 10:24:53 AM

The Gift of Pure Joy & a Grateful Heart

The Gift of Pure Joy & a Grateful Heart

Last Updated: 9/16/2016 10:03:43 AM

Advance Financial gift to VKC Reading Clinic gives struggling readers a helping hand

Advance Financial gift to VKC Reading Clinic gives struggling readers a helping hand

Last Updated: 2/27/2015 3:35:26 PM

Jackson National Community Fund Sets the Stage for Inclusion

Jackson National Community Fund Sets the Stage for Inclusion

Last Updated: 10/1/2014 3:45:59 PM

Committed to Inclusive Postsecondary Education—Carol Henderson

Committed to Inclusive Postsecondary Education—Carol Henderson

Last Updated: 11/1/2012 3:38:58 PM

Joy of Discovery

Joy of Discovery

Last Updated: 11/1/2012 3:36:42 PM

Linda Brooks Helps Next Steps at Vanderbilt

Linda Brooks Helps Next Steps at Vanderbilt

Last Updated: 11/1/2012 3:33:35 PM

Team William Runs for Down Syndrome

Team William Runs for Down Syndrome

Last Updated: 11/1/2012 3:29:50 PM

Grandparents, The Landreth Family—Catalysts for Discovery

Grandparents, The Landreth Family—Catalysts for Discovery

Last Updated: 11/1/2012 3:24:20 PM

Saving Lives Through Literacy<br /> Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Saving Lives Through Literacy
Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Last Updated: 10/1/2009 2:46:23 PM

A Passion for the Arts, a Passion for Service

A Passion for the Arts, a Passion for Service

Last Updated: 10/1/2009 2:41:15 PM

Music of the Heart

Music of the Heart

Last Updated: 10/1/2009 2:22:32 PM

Making an Impact...

Each year, gift contributions from individuals and organizations help to fuel the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's mission by allowing it to expand its research, training, clinical services, and more.

Funding vision and needs:

  • Discovery Grants to fund novel research
  • Ongoing operational support for vital service programs like the VKC Reading Clinic and summer camp programs

How Giving Helps Change Lives

Leadership Council

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Leadership Council members serve as community champions on behalf of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Council members ensure the Center's success by providing input regarding community needs and concerns.

More about Leadership Council