Our Generous Donors

Learn how your philanthropy makes a difference each day at the College

Every gift matters and every donor matters. The collective impact of those who give to our annual funds is critical to our work. And donors who make major and planned gifts play a transformational role in moving Michigan Engineering forward. We are grateful to each and every donor for their generosity and commitment.

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Our Generous Donors

This website features ways our donors help to shape Michigan Engineering and recognizes those whose generosity exceeds $100,000 over their lifetime. 

In The News

May 24, 2023

Encouraging tomorrow’s engineers

The Marian Engineering Scholarship Fund helps inspire future women in engineering.

septemBER 2, 2022

Sowing opportunity

Gay Breidinger’s fellowship gift to U-M will provide financial support to aspiring female scientists as well as materials science and engineering graduate students.

May 20, 2022

Why the McNeils give: Family legacy and a shared commitment to diversity

The first endowed scholarship that Ron and Regina McNeil ever created was for Michigan Engineering students—despite the fact that neither of them is an engineer.

OCTOBER 21, 2021

Leinweber Foundation gives $25 million to build U-M Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building

The new addition to the Bob and Betty Beyster Building will bring Computer Science and Engineering together with the School of Information.

OCTOBER 7, 2021

Intersection of environmental justice and engineering the focus of new $2.5M endowed professorship

The gift represents a cross-discipline approach to sustainability and equity.