There are many ways to support Michigan Ross.

Online

Establish a monthly recurring credit card gift (or a one-time credit card gift) on our secure website. Visit www.giving.umich.edu/give/business to select your fund(s) and continue through the checkout process. The area of highest need is the Michigan Ross Annual Fund 340710.

University of Michigan employees may also use our secure website to establish a recurring gift via payroll deduction. Visit www.giving.umich.edu/give/business to get started and select “monthly payroll deduction” during checkout. 

Checks

Pay to the order of: The Regents of the University of Michigan

Memo: fund name and number (if known). Our area of highest need is the Michigan Ross Annual Fund 340710.  

Mail to:

Gift & Records Administration
3003 S. State Street, Suite 8000
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1288


By Phone

Call 1-888-518-7888 to speak with Gift & Records Administration.


Securities

Avoid capital gains taxes while also receiving a tax deduction by a gift of securities. Learn more here and notify umgiftsec@umich.edu with your name, name of the stock(s), number of shares, and indicate the area(s) you’d like to support. Our area of highest need is the Michigan Ross Annual Fund 340710.


IRA Charitable Rollover

Designate Michigan Ross as the beneficiary of your IRA charitable rollover. Learn more here and download the sample IRA letter.


Tax Efficient Giving from Abroad

Learn more here about tax efficient giving from countries outside the U.S. 

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. 
  2. Begin the gift process by following the procedure outlined by your employer.

Matching Gift program information

Create a Lasting Legacy

Estate and Planned Gifts

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.

Bequest Intention Form

Learn more about Planned Giving


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. 

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.

Bequest Intention Form

Memorial & Tribute gift information