Major gift for medical school program

The University of Minnesota Medical School has announced a significant donation that will provide sustained support for its Program in Human Sexuality while providing an incentive for additional individual donations. This area of health care is facing a shortage of funding for research and care programs across the country.

The Chicago-based Tawani Foundation, founded by philanthropist Jennifer N. Pritzker, has donated $3 million to the nationally recognized program. Half of the money will be immediately available. The other half will be made available when the program matches the pledge with other donations. In total, this gift could bring in nearly $5 million to support sexual health research, education, and care at the University. Read more.