There are many ways to support Michigan Ross.

Ways to Give

Cash gifts

The simplest and easiest way to give—can be made by credit card, personal check, cashier's check or money order made payable to Ross.

Make a gift today online or via our print-out giving form.

Complete the form and mail with your check or credit card information to:

Office of University Development
University of Michigan
3003 South State Street, Suite 9000
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1288

Recurring gifts

Help sustain your impact through regular and consistent contributions to Ross. You can set up your credit card to be charged a certain amount per month.

Corporate gifts 

Provide companies with a gateway to Ross programs and students who are studying in one of the nation's leading research and higher-education institutions. 

Annual Fund gifts 

Alumni and friends provide immediately available support that is vital for the success of the University. Faculty and staff can further the Ross mission and support an area for which they have a particular passion by making an annual gift. Click here for a PDF payroll deduction form and instructions.

Gifts of appreciated securities, stocks, and bonds 

Gifts of appreciated securities, stocks, and bonds provide considerable tax advantages when transferred to Ross before they are sold. Read more about gifts of securities, stocks, and bonds

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Learn more about international gifts


Grow Your Contribution Over Time

Endowed gifts

Invested by the University to generate income in perpetuity, providing you an opportunity to make a lasting impact. Endowed gifts can be established with a minimum contribution of $100,000. They can be directed toward scholarships, professorships, and special programs. Learn more about endowment minimums.

Matching Gift Program

You can increase your gift to Ross by using your company's matching gift program. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to U-M may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. It’s easy to initiate a matching gift:

  1. Find out if your company matches gifts. Learn more or contact your employer's Human Resource Department.
  2. Begin the gift process by following the procedure outlined by your employer.

Create a Lasting Legacy

Estate and planned gifts allow a donor to leave money or assets upon his or her death.

Giving through your will or trust offers a way to support Ross’ mission to create leaders who make a positive difference, while meeting your current financial needs.

Click here for a Bequest Intention Form. Learn more about estate planning

Recognize a Special Time or Person

Your reunion is a wonderful time to reaffirm your connection to Michigan by joining classmates in making a gift to the University. Click here for a PDF Bequest Intention Form.

Memorial and tribute gifts provide meaningful support for Ross. Honoring a special person in your life or commemorating your graduation, anniversary, or another occasion with a gift to the University makes a personal and lasting tribute. You can specify for whom or what you are making your gift on behalf of while online in the “Configure Your Gift” section.