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January 12, 2017

Newmans make $1M gift to support three programs at SMTD

Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

November 30, 2016

More than $5.5M raised from 7,364 donors in annual Giving Blueday

Donors to the University of Michigan made gifts totaling $5,541,901 during the third annual Giving Blueday, which coincided with Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving.

Total giving surpassed last year’s donations by more than $1 million. More than 7,364 donors gave to Michigan. Most gifts were less than $100.

November 23, 2016

U-M encourages community to give back during Giving Blueday

The University of Michigan will conduct its third annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign that coincides with Giving Tuesday Nov. 29.

U-M joined the Giving Tuesday movement — a worldwide initiative celebrating giving back — in 2014 with its own giving day.

October 20, 2016

$10.75 million gift funds depression research at U-M

A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.

September 23, 2016

U-M donors gave a record amount in FY 2016

More than 125,000 donors made gifts to the university totaling $440.7 million in cash and pledge payments during fiscal year 2016, the highest total of any fiscal year, says Vice President for Development Jerry May.  

April 4, 2016

Visionary donors

In this 1924 photo, construction workers are nearing completion on the Law Quad. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

November 23, 2015

University to host second annual 24-hour Giving Blueday

The University of Michigan will invite people worldwide to be victors for Michigan by making donations on the second annual Giving Blueday from midnight to 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 1.

This day of philanthropy is scheduled on Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day dedicated to giving back.

September 17, 2015

Donors give more than $400 million for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, University of Michigan donors have given more than $400 million in cash and pledge payments. In addition, more donors made gifts to the university than ever before in its history — 129,600 individual donors in all.

July 13, 2015

U-M receives $60M gift from the Zell Family Foundation

The University of Michigan's Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received a pledge of $60 million from the Zell Family Foundation.

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