Types of gifts

Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Western Michigan University College of Arts and Sciences. Your gift to the college can be general or specific:

  • Research and Creative Activities Fund
    Support expenses including supplies, travel and summer stipends for undergraduate and graduate students to complete scholarly projects with a faculty mentor.
  • Undergraduate Retention Scholarship Fund
    Help fund tuition scholarships for senior undergraduate students in good academic standing who are majoring in any of our programs and who have demonstrated financial need.
  • Study Abroad Fund
    Support students who study in another country and have demonstrated financial need.
  • Dean’s Excellence Fund
    Help aid on- and off-campus academic and experiential activities for students throughout the college.
  • Kalamazoo Autism Center
    Support the KAC to improve the lives of individuals with autism and their families by supporting evidence-based, individualized treatment and therapy through the Center.
  • Departments, programs, endowments or scholarships
    Support a specific department or program.

Ways to give

Gifts and donations can be made online or by check:


Make a gift now


Make check payable to the WMU Foundation and write College of Arts and Sciences in the memo section. If you are designating your gift to a specific department, program or project, please include that name in the memo section. Mail check to:

WMU Foundation Gift Processing
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5403 USA


For more information, contact WMU's Office of Development and Alumni Relations.