May 18, 2021

donor gifts

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.