donor gifts

  1. December 14, 2021

    $5M Weill gift supports graduate student fellowships at Ford School

    A $5 million gift from Joan and Sanford I. Weill and the Weill Family Foundation to the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will support three graduate fellowships in perpetuity.

  2. October 21, 2021

    $25M gift to help fund computer science, information building

    A $25 million gift from the Leinweber Foundation, founded by software entrepreneur Larry Leinweber, will help fund the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building.

  3. October 7, 2021

    SEAS receives $11M gift to expand environmental justice work

    The NorthLight Foundation and Dan and Sheryl Tishman are giving more than $11.12 million to help the School for Environment and Sustainability expand its environmental justice efforts and impact at a pivotal time for social justice.

  4. September 10, 2021

    Howard Bragman creates million-dollar ‘coming out’ fund

    Alumnus and public relations leader Howard Bragman has made a $1 million bequest to establish the Howard Bragman Coming Out Fund to provide emergency financial assistance to students through U-M’s Spectrum Center.

  5. April 28, 2021

    $5M gift expands UMMA’s Chinese art, creates endowment

    U-M alumnus and longtime U-M Museum of Art supporter William Weese has given a gift of art and endowment with a combined value of about $5 million that will expand the museum’s Chinese ceramics collection.

  6. April 20, 2021

    Ross School receives gift of more than $1M for Business+Impact

    The Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received more than $1 million as a result of a gift from the Applebaum Family Philanthropy to support its Business+Impact initiative.

  7. April 8, 2021

    Kohn gift to help Ford School expand work in social policy, equity

    Gifts totaling $17 million from the Kohn Charitable Trust will establish a resource hub at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy to research policy promoting social equity and inclusion for all U.S. residents.

  8. March 11, 2021

    U-M receives gifts from more than 10,000 donors on Giving Blueday

    More than 10,000 donors supported U-M’s seventh Giving Blueday, contributing more than $4.6 million in gifts of all sizes to causes of their choice across all three campuses and Michigan Medicine.

  9. December 10, 2020

    $1M gift to PSC establishes fund to support demographic training

    U-M’s Population Studies Center has received a $1 million gift from alumnus Marshall Weinberg to support a specialized demographic apprenticeship for predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars.

  10. August 6, 2020

    Stephen Ross, Jeff Blau give $6M for Ross School diversity initiatives

    Stephen M. Ross and Jeff T. Blau have committed $6 million to help the Stephen M. Ross School of Business further its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.