Guide to Giving
Ways to give
When you give to the University of Minnesota Foundation, you can select a giving option that suits your philanthropic goals:
Outright gifts and pledges
Make a pledge or a cash or credit card gift.
Gifts of securities
Make a gift of stocks or securities.
Plan a bequest, trust, annuity, or other type of future gift.
Create sustained support for a dedicated purpose.
Faculty and staff giving
Sign up for a convenient payroll deduction.
Multiply the impact of your gift through your employer's matching gift program.
Corporate and foundation support
UMF is committed to building relationships with corporations and foundations.
- Fundraising events
Attend a fundraising event or plan one with the help of our team.
Priorities in advancing academic medicine
and promoting health
Donors may designate gifts of any size to the program or fund they wish to support. Fundraising priorities focus on seven key strengths and strategic goals identified by the University:
- Brain, Nerve, and Muscle Disorders
- Children's Health
- Heart and Lung Disorders
- Key Technologies and Special Initiatives