The Campaign for the Carlson School of Management
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How to Give

Support the Driven Campaign

Help drive business as a force for good—make your gift today.

Choose an area to support:

1) Campaign Priorities

2) Dean's Excellence Fund

By giving to the Dean’s Excellence Fund, you’re providing the dean with the flexibility to address immediate needs and opportunities. Learn More

How to Give

Give Online

Make an online gift with your credit card

Give by Phone

Call 612-626-8560 or 800-775-2185

Give by Check

Mail to: University of Minnesota Foundation, C-M 9407,

P.O. Box 70870, Saint Paul, MN 55170-9407

Investors Circle

Donors who exceed an annual threshold of giving are eligible to join the Investors Circle at the partner level, and recent graduates may join at an associate level. 

More about the Investors Circle

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Naming Opportunities

Gifts at certain thresholds allow donors to name scholarships, programs, fellowships, professorships, or chairs and provide the kind of long-term, sustained support that drives students and faculty.

For information about naming opportunities related to facilities or other areas, please contact Travis Smith at 612-625-4393.

Area of Support $ Minimum Investment
Student Scholarships $50,000 endowment or $10,000 annually for five years
Faculty Chairs $2.5 million minimum endowment
Faculty Professorships $1.5 million minimum endowment
Faculty Fellowships $500,000 minimum endowment or $50,000 minimum annually for ten years current use
$50,000 endowment or $10,000 annually for five years
Learning Environment (Facilities) $100,000 payable up to five years

Other Ways to Give

You can also support the Carlson School through a planned gift by including the school in your will or trust or by designating it as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy. Donors may also make a charitable contribution from an IRA or donate real estate or personal property. 

Learn more about different giving options.

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