The Eli Banana Fund’s Mission:
Giving back to the great University that has put up with us since 1878; celebrating the history and fostering the continued vibrancy of Eli Banana among alumni and student members; and reaffirming to the University community at large that Eli Bananas are among the most active and supportive members of the University of Virginia family.
Eli Banana Fund Board Members:
David C. Wright
H. Dill Battle, III,
Beverly R. Carter, IV
C. Taylor Cole, Jr.
Charles C. D’Agostino, Jr.
Herbert E. Fitzgerald, III
William D. Walker
Grand Banana, 2016-2017
Financial Summary of the Eli Banana Fund
Recent Gifts given to the University of Virginia by The Eli Banana Fund:
2004: $100,000 in support of Preservation of Jefferson’s Historic Lawn Buildings
2006: $100,000 in support of the South Lawn Project
2016: $600,000 in support of the Rotunda Restoration