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Melanie Zauel

Senior Director, Planned Giving & Leadership Gifts

Michigan Engineering
Office of Advancement
(734) 647-7093

2105 LEC

Ways to Give

The University of Michigan has 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt status. Our federal tax ID number is 38-6006309.

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Make a gift online using the Leaders & Best website.

Or, contact us directly to answer your questions by emailing or by calling (734) 647-7042.


Please make your check payable to the University of Michigan and write the name of the fund your gift will support in the memo line.

Mail to:

University of Michigan
Michigan Engineering
1221 Beal Avenue
, Suite G264
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2102

Cash/wire Transfer

For information on how to make a cash transfer by wire, call the toll-free Office of Gift Administration Gift Help Line at: 1-888-518-7888, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Electronic Funds Transfer

Make a monthly gift from your checking account through this electronic funds transfer option.

To initiate, please complete an authorization form (pdf) Please provide either your credit card information on the form or include a voided check and mail it to:

University of Michigan
Gift and Records Administration
3003 S. State Street, Suite 8000
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1288

Online Payroll Deduction

U-M faculty and staff can now access our convenient online form (available through Wolverine Access) to make gifts through payroll deduction.

To find more information about U-M Philanthropy, please visit the U-M Giving website.