December 12, 2019

donor gifts

  1. December 4, 2019

    University sees significant increase in 2019 Giving Blueday gifts

    Donors made 15,887 gifts to U-M — a nearly 26 percent increase over last year — on the sixth annual Giving Blueday, which coincided with Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day of giving Dec. 3.

  2. November 26, 2019

    University aims to increase gifts on sixth annual Giving Blueday

    U-M’s sixth annual Giving Blueday is Dec. 3 — a 24-hour fundraising campaign for hundreds of university programs and causes that coincides with the worldwide Giving Tuesday initiative.

  3. October 17, 2019

    $10M gift fuels U-M efforts to improve the world’s health

    A new $10 million gift from Tadataka and Leslie D. Yamada will fund the U-M Center for Global Health Equity, which will help make a greater positive impact by addressing health inequities in the poorest nations.

  4. September 9, 2019

    New $5.8M gift boosts U-M Precision Health, bipolar research

    A new $5.8 million gift from the Richard Tam Foundation aims to help U-M researchers bring more precision to the care of people with bipolar disorder.

  5. July 10, 2019

    Diag stone repairs to improve area around iconic bronze ‘M’

    With the help of donor funds, a construction project is underway to replace cracked and deteriorated stones surrounding the bronze ‘M’ on the Diag.

  6. June 20, 2019

    Clements Library receives $10M gift for directorship, rare book room

    The William L. Clements Library has received $10 million from The Avenir Foundation to endow a named directorship of the library and rename its rare book room.

  7. June 20, 2019

    $10M estate gift to support efforts at LSA, Ross School of Business

    U-M is one of three universities sharing in a $50 million gift from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts to prepare students to lead industries in the media landscape of the future.

  8. May 16, 2019

    Tisch gift strengthens UMMA exhibitions, names central gallery

    Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch have donated more than $2.8 million to the U-M Museum of Art to enhance and develop its exhibitions program. The museum’s apse will be named in their honor.

  9. February 5, 2019

    Victors for Michigan final results show $5.28 billion total

    The university has released the final results of its Victors for Michigan campaign, which closed Dec. 31, 2018, with more than 398,000 donors giving $5.28 billion.

  10. January 11, 2019

    Professor emerita endows two gifts in LSA art history department

    Two new gifts totaling $8.2 million to LSA from alumna and retired professor Ilene Forsyth will secure the future study of medieval art at U-M and provide educational and research opportunities for faculty and students.