donor gifts

  1. June 13, 2024

    Couple’s $5M gift to UMS is largest in its history

    With a gift of $5 million, U-M alumna Eileen Weiser and her husband, Richard “Dick” Caldarazzo, have established the Weiser Caldarazzo Iconic Artists Endowment Fund at the University Musical Society.

  2. March 14, 2024

    University community shows its support on Giving Blueday

    On its 10th Giving Blueday, the U-M community rallied to give nearly $5.3 million to support students, research, medicine, the arts, athletics and more. Gifts came from more than 11,500 donors.

  3. March 8, 2024

    Giving Blueday marks 10 years of supporting U-M causes

    Giving Blueday, U-M’s annual day of giving, is March 13. It’s an opportunity for thousands of university supporters around the world to contribute to the U-M causes that matter to them.

  4. September 21, 2023

    U-M parents give $20M for recreation and well-being center

    In recognition of a $20 million total commitment by Philip and Nicole Hadley, regents have named the new facility that will replace the former Central Campus Recreation Building the Hadley Family Recreation & Well-Being Center.

  5. September 14, 2023

    Law School alum commits $20M for need‑based scholarships

    Alumnus John Hoyns has committed $20 million to the Law School to fund annual scholarships that prioritize students with financial need. It is among the largest gifts in school history.

  6. August 11, 2023

    Donors gave $643 million to the university last fiscal year

    More than 97,000 donors gave to U-M in fiscal year 2023, with the university receiving overall fundraising commitments of $643 million.

  7. June 20, 2023

    Matthaei bonsai collection renamed to honor alumnus’ gift

    U-M has renamed its bonsai collection at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in honor of alumnus Melvyn Goldstein, whose donation of 125 world-class trees has transformed it into one of the nation’s premier bonsai collections.

  8. February 16, 2023

    School of Education named to honor Marsal family’s gift

    Recognizing gift commitments to the School of Education totaling more than $55 million, the Board of Regents has approved a new name: the Marsal Family School of Education.

  9. November 7, 2022

    Taubman College announces two gifts totaling $4.1M

    The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning received two gifts this fall totaling $4.1 million from two private donors and alumni: David Lepo, and Randy Howder and his husband, Neal Conatser.

  10. September 12, 2022

    LSA event marks naming of Kessler Student Center

    Students, faculty and staff gathered Sept. 9 for the official naming of the Kessler Student Center in the newly renovated LSA Building. It provides a space for students at LSA and across the university to study, learn and connect.