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Our donors make the work we do possible. We are able to make an impact in the lives of our students because of the support we receive from the incredible Spectrum Center community.

Interested in making a difference? Give to Spectrum Center today!    

 

Our fundraising priorities    

Gifts to Spectrum Center help to provide student-centered education, outreach, advocacy, and support to members of the LGBTQ and ally communities.    

Gifts to the Trans Belonging Fund will be used to support programming at the Spectrum Center with a preference for education and training, student support services and wellness, and events and partnerships.

Gifts to the Howard Bragman Coming Out Fund will be used to provide emergency financial assistance to students through Spectrum Center, including help for mental and physical health services, short-term housing, long-term housing, transportation, and tuition.    

Gifts to the Jack W. Huizenga Need-Based Scholarship Fund support students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses resulting from temporary hardship due to an unforeseen or emergency situation, including COVID-19.    

Gifts to the Spectrum Center Endowment Fund will be used to support the general operating needs of Spectrum Center.    

Gifts to the Chris Armstrong Scholarship Fund are invested in U-M's permanent endowment, ensuring that interest from the fund will be available in perpetuity as scholarship funding for students active in LGBTQ+ student causes.    

Gifts to the John D. Evans Foundation Scholarship Fund provide scholarship support to students on Spectrum Center's Student Advisory Board or other student leaders in the LGBTQ community.    

 

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Featured stories

$70K committed to Trans Belonging Fund in successful launch

December 4, 2023

In 25 days, 43 Spectrum Center friends collectively gave $20,095—and we had to raise our goal three times—as the center launched a new fund to help transgender students belong and succeed. Together with a lead gift of $50,000 from Marchell and Jeffrey Willian, the fund will get underway with a total commitment of over $70,000.

Statements on the passing of our friend Howard Bragman (AB ‘78)

February 13, 2023

Howard Bragman (AB ‘78), a long-time friend and supporter of the Spectrum Center, passed away on Saturday evening, February 11, 2023. News of his passing has been reported by several media outlets including NBC News, The Advocate, MLive, and Variety.

 

Have any questions?

To ask questions or give a gift, please contact:
Alicia Marting, Senior Director of Development
Michigan Student Life - University of Michigan
C: 734.625.8257