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Raising gifts to support the University of Minnesota Duluth

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Thank You for Your Generosity! 

Private giving has never been more important to UMD than it is today. Gifts support student scholarships and fellowships, faculty endowments, research (both faculty and student), arts, athletics, and a variety of other areas on our campus. 

We are truly grateful for the support we receive from alumni and friends.Professional development staff represent all areas of campus and are available to help with your philanthropic goals.

Our vision

A future transformed by philanthropy, one dream and one legacy at a time.

Our mission

To connect passion with possibility, inspire generosity, and support greatness at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Our values

We place donors at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make.
We act with integrity, and are accountable to each other, our donors, and the University.
We build trust through open, transparent communication.
We lead with bold initiatives that deliver powerful results.
We share a belief in our mission, value our colleagues, and express joy in our work.

Please explore our website through links above and at left for helpful information and please contact us for help in achieving your philanthropic goals.