Winter 2017

The FrankesLargest Single Gift in UM History

In September, the University of Montana received its largest gift ever - a $24 million pledge from Bill and Carolyn Franke and their family. Read more.

Total Fundraising GraphAnother Strong Year for Private Support

For the third year in a row, giving to the University of Montana has topped $50 million. At the close of fiscal year 2016, private support totaled $53.61 million. Read more.

EdReadyDennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation Expands EdReady

EdReady Montana has exceeded all expectations and inspired another generous gift of $3.5 million from the Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation...
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Chelsea BissellLaw School Receives $2.5 Million Bequest

The Alexander Blewett III School of Law has received its largest-ever planned gift and the second-largest gift in the history of the school. Read more.

Sprunk familyStudent-Athlete Academic Center Named for Sprunk Family

The 14-month-old student-athlete academic center at the University of Montana was officially christened the Eric and Blair Sprunk Student-Athlete Academic Center. Read more.

Ian and Nancy DavidsonMajor Gift Launches New Davidson Honors College Programs

Ian and Nancy Davidson have championed honors education at the University of Montana, recently announcing their latest gift of $1.5 million. Read more.

Joe CornellDenver Alum Supports Students with Scholarships

Joe Cornell has committed a substantial portion of his estate to provide scholarship support for students... Read more.

Charli WhiteGrizzlies Going Places

Thanks to a scholarship, UM senior Charli White participated in a foreign exchange trip that opened her eyes to a new world. Read more.

Student in the Fab LabFab Lab Inspires Cutting-Edge Creativity

Two years ago, emerging technology in both sculpture and photography led the School of Art to create a hub to promote exploration in new technologies... Read more.

Eck Ribbon Cutting CeremonyDonor Pledges Additional Funds for Building Renovation

Dennis and Gretchen Eck have generously contributed nearly $4 million toward the renovation of the Liberal Arts Building. Now, they have pledged an additional $2.6 million... Read more.