STORIES OF IMPACT

Tishman family gives $11M
for Social Justice and Environment Center

ANN ARBOR—The NorthLight Foundation and Dan and Sheryl Tishman have committed an $11.125 million gift to the University of Michigan School for Environment...
Published 10.7.2021

Howard Bragman creates million-dollar “coming out” fund at U-M

Bequest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Spectrum Center, the nation’s oldest LGBTQIA+ college support center, with its largest ever...
Published 8.27.2021

ISR’s Next Generation Initiative

Donor-funded awards support promising graduate scholars early in their careers. Meet four students whose research is changing...
Published 8.25.2021

Donor support helps student-athletes pursue their Olympic dreams

Six U-M Olympic medalists received donor-funded scholarships during their time at Michigan. Get to know more about them and how philanthropy helped propel...
Published 8.24.2021

Engineering a better future

Donor support allowed Stamps Scholar Easton Farrell (BSEBE ’21) to fully immerse himself in educational experiences beyond the classroom. From conducting...
Published 8.24.2021

Loyal annual giving donor endows scholarships, diversity program

Her commitment to DEI support is an extension of her career in corporate training and human...
Published 7.7.2021

Old friends reconnect through support of U-M

Though their lives took divergent paths after graduating decades ago, two Michiganensian alumni got back in touch through their desire to give back to programs...
Published 6.25.2021

Family ties: Alumni legacy provides inspiration, support

"This scholarship has had a huge impact on me. It’s amazing that someone you don’t even know can alleviate the stress that comes with paying for college....
Published 6.2.2021

Prison Arts Fund for PCAP

Volunteer Cindy Wenig was inspired to create the Prison Creative Arts Strategic Fund after her experience with the...
Published 5.11.2021

Introducing the D-SIP Class of 2021!

As the Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP) celebrates its 15th anniversary,  we are excited to welcome the 2021 cohort to the D-SIP family. Interns...
Published 5.5.2021

U-M’s Ford School to expand social policy, equity work, thanks to Kohn Charitable Trust

ANN ARBOR—A set of gifts totaling $17 million from the Kohn Charitable Trust will establish a resource hub at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R....
Published 4.8.2021

U-M Depression Center to be named for Eisenberg family, in recognition of $30M in giving

Nation’s first center focused on depression and bipolar illnesses enters 20th year with transformational gift and enhanced capacity for scientific advances...
Published 3.25.2021