May 18, 2021

donors

  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. 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.

  7. 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.

  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.