Donor Opportunities

How you can help

Gifts from alumni and friends of the Chemistry Department provide vital support for learning and research, program innovation, and new initiatives. Every gift is important and makes a difference in the Department’s ability to provide unique opportunities for students and faculty. We especially need your support for these priorities.

Victors Campaign

The UM Department of Chemistry has a storied history of landmark research and innovation. In recent years, our Department has become one of the top departments in the nation, but face challenges of  intense competition for the best students and faculty and shrinking state support. The Victors Campaign helps us preserve excellence. Learn more about priorities for this campaign, including a Catalysis Center. 

Chemistry Alumni Fund

Established by gifts from former students in the department, this fund is used as seed money for new initiatives, to support ongoing educational programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, and at the Chair's discretion. Give online

Chemistry Strategic Fund

Seed funding for new faculty research and innovative research projects, curriculum development, research lab maintenance and upgrades, and purchase or repair of major instruments for the research and teaching labs.   Give online

Chemistry Future Faculty Program

Your gift will support students with programming and travel related to teaching and learning, such as seminars, brown bag sessions, workshops, speakers, and the cost of attending professional meetings and symposia. Give online

Koreeda Research Fund

This endowment fund honors Prof. Koreeda's dedication to Chemistry and its students. Your gift will provide supplies and salaries for student researchers, expanding vitally important research experiences, especially for undergraduates.  Give online

Kuczkowski Endowed Faculty Research Fund

Established by Emeritus Professor Robert Kuczkowski with additional support from other faculty and friends, this award provides recognition and support for an outstanding assistant or associate professor in Chemistry.   Give online

Summer Chemistry Scholars Fund

Matching funds for a summer undergraduate fellowship pledge, which directly supports UM Chemistry and Biochemistry majors taking part in summer research opportunities.
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Richard D. Sacks Memorial Student Travel

Yearly travel awards for analytical chemistry graduate students to present their research at technical conferences.  Give online

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Department of Chemistry
University of Michigan
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055