Support community and outreach

Join the drive to improve life for millions every day through community outreach tied to the University of Minnesota.

By supporting community outreach efforts at the University of Minnesota, you can help make an impact on the lives of people in Minnesota and throughout the world. Community outreach at the University includes initiatives tied to supporting the arts; addressing food insecurity; community health needs; diversity, equity, and inclusion programming; and more.

The University of Minnesota Foundation is also a key partner with M Health Fairview in raising and managing gifts that support delivering breakthrough care, fueling discovery, training the next generation of caregivers, and providing resources for the communities in which we live and serve. Hear stories of impact in community outreach, and learn how you can make a difference.


Through donor and volunteer support, the U of M’s Mapping Prejudice project exposed housing as a force behind Minneapolis’ racial disparities—and led to change
A UMM grad pays it forward, one future veterinarian at a time
How the 4-H pledge plays out in the lives of young people across Minnesota