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Progress toward multi-year Driven goal


$3.94 billion from 249,693 donors

Generosity. Leadership. Impact.

Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign is gaining steam, revealing answers, and opening doors to a brighter future. Together we are on a path to explore new possibilities, drive our economy, and shape our world.

Thank you for fueling this historic and inspiring journey!

I imagine there are many young adults who are nervous about food and housing. U of M students are incredible, hard-working people who deserve stability in this time of uncertainty.

Madeline G., St. Paul, Minnesota, donor to the Student Emergency Fund

  • Transformative gift for research on brain health

    A $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities will establish the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain to study brain health in early childhood and adolescence.

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  • Ride of her life

    On the bike and in the classroom, scholarship recipient and UMD senior Alexandera Houchin shows that persistence matters.

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  • Notes of hope

    During an unexpected trip to Minnesota, an alumna from Shanghai gives back to the University of Minnesota through music.

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Lifesaving device

U of M researchers develop a low-cost, FDA-authorized ventilator for COVID-19 patients, thanks in part to donor support.