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Giving Fuels the Drive to Discover

  • Gifts at Work: Northrop

    Gifts at work: Northrop

    Northrop is buzzing again after a three-year renovation.
    Interactive photo

  • Up close with Kathy Schmidlkofer

    Up close with Kathy Schmidlkofer

    Learn more about UMF's new President and CEO.
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  • The long lasting impact of giving

    The long lasting impact of giving

    A scholarship created 20 years ago by Kirby Puckett and Tonya Puckett Miller continues to inspire recipients to give back to their communities. Watch the video

  • Bee Lab matching gifts

    Double the impact of your gift!

    The Minnesota Honey Producers Association will match gifts up to $50,000 for any donor who makes a first gift or increases a gift to the U of M Bee Lab. Give now

  • Monthly Giving

    Monthly Giving

    A convenient way to spread your contribution over time.
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    The Discovery Scholars Fund helps light the way for the next generation.
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  • Retraining the Brain

    Retraining the brain

    U plasticity lab helps kids and adults recover from stroke and other disabling conditions.
    Interactive story

  • Support Medicine and Health

    Support medicine and health

    Your gift is an investment in a healthier tomorrow!
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  • Fast Start 4 Impact

    Increase the power of your gift

    A unique opportunity for scholarship endowments.
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More About Private Support at the U

Important information about giving to the University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Foundation and Minnesota Medical Foundation have merged to create a single foundation, operating as the University of Minnesota Foundation. The combination of two great foundations will enhance support of excellence at the University of Minnesota, provide even greater efficiencies, and better serve University donors.

For more information, contact the University of Minnesota Foundation at 612-624-3333.

Find out how donors and the U are advancing...

Shaping Purposeful Lives
Finding Sustainable Solutions to Global Challenges
Improving Human Health Beyond Medicine
Building Social and Cultural Understanding
Creating Economic Strength

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