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Melanie Zauel

Senior Director, Planned Giving & Leadership Gifts

Michigan Engineering
Office of Advancement
(734) 647-7093

2105 LEC


COVID-19: Supporting our community
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In light of the decision to conduct all classes remotely through the end of the semester because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), alumni, parents, and friends have asked how they can help. 

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Make A Difference

Join us to enrich the student experience, foster excellence in research and improve lives worldwide.

Emergency Fund

Help us support students coping with the unexpected challenges of COVID-19.

Academic Team & Student Organization Funds

Help make the next generation of Michigan Engineers’ student life complete by donating to one of the many Academic Team and Student Organization Funds.

Class Funds

Your time at Michigan Engineering mattered. Share your class-year pride with generations of future engineers. Find your class fund.

Departmental Funds

Being a cross-disciplinary engineer doesn’t mean you can’t be proud of your department. Show your departmental pride by contributing to one of the many Departmental Funds.

Michigan Engineering Fund

Support the next generation of Leaders & Best by investing in Michigan Engineers who are developing solutions to global challenges via the Michigan Engineering Fund.

Program Funds

Through this option, you can support the specific department, class or program funds that matter the most to you.

Scholarship and Fellowship Funds

A great deal of our students rely on the generosity of alumni and corporate partners to supplement their funding. Donate to one of our many Scholarship and Fellowship Funds to make a difference in a student’s life.

Tribute Funds

To contribute to our named funds that honor specific Michigan Engineering alumni, please visit our Tribute Funds webpage.

Leadership and Planned Giving

Endowed scholarships, fellowships and professorships support the successful future and growth of Michigan Engineering by supporting our most promising students, scholars, and faculty.

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Tax Benefits

Your gift may provide you with federal and state income tax benefits. Your state may also allow a credit or deduction. The University of Michigan has 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt status; our federal tax ID number is 38-6006309.