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Investment Opportunities

The construction of a new library, located at the heart of the Monroe Park Campus, is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of every student at VCU. There are giving opportunities at every financial level.‌

Marquee Spaces

  • Vitrine Display Wall facing Shafer Court: $2,500,000
  • Media-rich Public Events Auditorium: $2,000,000
  • Graduate and Faculty Research Center: $1,500,000
  • Grand Entrance with Dynamic Art Installation: $1,000,000
  • Outdoor Terrace and Reception Space: $500,000
  • Quiet Reading Room: $450,000
  • Prominent Patron Space (third floor, near auditorium): $400,000
  • High-visibility Patron Spaces (first, second, fourth floors): $350,000
  • Three Seasons Room: $250,000

Special Collections and Archives Enhancements

  • Special Collections and Archives spaces: $2,000,000
  • Special Collections Reading Room: $750,000
  • Special Collections Exhibit and Display Gallery: $250,000
  • Special Collections Consultation Room: $200,000

Collaboration and Creative Workspaces

  • Innovative Media Studio: $750,000
  • Wrap-around Immersion Theater: $100,000
  • Planning, Viewing and Gaming Room: $65,000
  • Video Recording Studio: $45,000
  • Audio Recording Studio: $35,000
  • Group Presentation Room: $35,000
  • Makerspace: $25,000

Essential Rooms for Study and Services

  • Service Desk Space: $75,000
  • Classrooms (two): $75,000
  • Mother and Child (Lactation) Room: $50,000
  • Large Conference Room: $35,000
  • Large Group Study Rooms (two): $35,000
  • Medium Group Study Rooms (seven): $17,500
  • Consultation Room: $17,500
  • Small Group Study Rooms (19): $10,000

Seat-a-Student Investments

  • Collaboration Pods: $5,000
  • Graduate and Faculty Study Carrels: $5,000
  • Banquettes and Benches: $3,000
  • Work Tables: $1,000
  • Chairs and Seating: $500 

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VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-0636

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