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.
Chemistry Alumni Fund-316969
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-308206
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-732330
Your gift to this endowment will support programming and travel for the Chemical Sciences at the Interface of Education|UM (CSIE|UM). It will help participants offer seminars, workshops, and other programming at UM and provide funds for students to attend professional meetings Give online
Koreeda Research Fund-796738
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-796725
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-318850
An undergraduate research experience is essential for students to compete for elite graduate programs and jobs in the chemical and biotechnology industries. These funds directly support UM Chemistry and Biochemistry majors taking part in summer research opportunities.
To give to these funds, please add the fund number in the online giving basket or on your check. Thank you.
Richard D. Sacks Memorial Student Travel-301246
Yearly travel awards for analytical chemistry graduate students to present their research at technical conferences.
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.
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