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Annual Giving


Annual giving is an essential part of the Morris philanthropic tradition. Through annual giving our loyal donors make an immediate impact, supporting areas of importance to them. Morris alumni and friends give back at rates that lead the University system. Our annual donors are the base on which all other philanthropy depends. Be a part of this vital mission and give today.

Your gift to the Morris Annual Giving program has an impact on all aspects of campus life.

  • Alumni Annual Fund - The University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association collective operational and philanthropic funding arm. The Alumni Annual FundsupportsProfile, alumni programming, the Prairie Gate Literary Festival, green initiatives, and so much more.
  • Scholarship funds help to recruit and retain top students.
  • Athletic funds help student athletes with equipment and trips.
  • Research and student learning funds like the Bos, Catalyst and Tate, help students engage in increased research and extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Networking funds facilitate important student-alumni connections.
  • Student Activity funds encourage student involvement.
  • The Briggs Library Associates fund significantly impacts the collection.
  • The Legacy Walk fund beautifies the campus with meaningful memorials.
  • Memorial Trees and Benches provide lasting memorials to loved ones.
  • Additional fund opportunities allow you to choose an area of greatest importance to you.


The Annual Giving program contacts alumni and friends through direct mail, telemarketing, and email appeals. Please respond when you get that letter or call.

  • Online – Make a Gift Today
  • Monthly Giving - Be a sustainable, renewable donor through monthly giving.
  • Cash or check made out to UMM

Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
Welcome Center
600 East Fourth Street
Morris MN 56267

Your Gift Builds the Reputation of a Morris Degree

Your participation each and every year is vital. We count on you. With consistent alumni participation we can do more now, and plan for the future. Participation rates are a marker of alumni loyalty and a reflection on the Morris experience. Build the reputation of your degree and make a gift today.

Thank you—we can’t do it without you.

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