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Giving Opportunities

There are many ways to support the students, faculty, research, and other activities at CSE and at the University at large. Below are highlights of four featured funds that benefit CSE directly.

The groundbreaking celebration for the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building was held at the Bob and Beyster Building on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, MI on October 14, 2022.

CSE Student Fellowship Challenge Fund

This fund helps to attract additional highly qualified graduate students to – and supports the quality of – Computer Science and Engineering programs.

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CSE Student Projects, Activities & Awards Fund

Gifts to this fund provide leadership, service, and professional opportunities, as well as friendship and camaraderie, to Computer Science and Engineering students, through conferences and awards. The fund also enables the division to honor our top students with departmental awards.

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CSE Division Enhancement Fund

Help support research and education that will help to shape the future of computing and benefit the world. This fund supports the society-enhancing research and education accomplished by the Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Data Science students and faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, as well as departmental initiatives and events.

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CS Kickstart Fund

This fund supports the CS KickStart program, which encourages incoming undergraduate women without prior programming experience to consider studying computer science. Participants learn to code, meet engineers and researchers, and build a community.

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If you would like to give to a fund not listed here, please visit either the College of Engineering Giving website or the University of Michigan Giving website website.

Name your own endowed fund

Establish your own endowed fund and name the recipient. Recent examples are:

All of these funds support graduate student research, which is a key component to the strength of CSE.

Name your own CSE professorship

Our faculty are the backbone of the department. They are teachers, mentors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and managers. They bring the latest technology to the classroom, they raise funds to conduct their research, they invite undergraduate students into their research groups to help them experience the thrill of cutting-edge research, and with their graduate students are boldly leading in technological and scientific territory.

Contact us to for a discussion about the establishment of a professorship in the name of your choice.

Other opportunities

There are many ways to support student education, research, and activities through your philanthropy. Please contact us for additional information.