News Releases

  • November 18, 2016 Largest single gift in UM history supports conservation, global leadership
  • October 21, 2016 Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation gives UM $3.5M to expand EdReady statewide
  • October 19, 2016 Blackfoot expands support for Missoula College building, community education
  • October 14, 2016 Student-athlete academic center finally christened
  • October 11, 2016 UM on track to receive largest single gift in its history
  • October 7, 2016 Moss Adams Student Lounge opens to UM business students
  • October 3, 2016 $1.5 million gift launches new Davidson Honors College programs
  • September 30, 2016 UM’s Liberal Arts Building updated for 21st-century learning
  • September 30, 2016 Dedicated UM alumni receive the UM Foundation's Order of the Grizzly award
  • September 26, 2016 Haynes Foundation establishes $4 million endowment to benefit UM
  • August 29, 2016 Gift brings new 500-seat auditorium to UM to benefit region
  • August 11, 2016 Another strong year: Three-year fundraising tops $150M, including $51M for scholarships
  • May 12, 2016 UM opens new facility for executive education
  • May 4, 2016 $1 million gift creates lifelong funding for UM professorship in finance
  • April 27, 2016 UM celebrates private support at annual Philanthropy Day event
  • March 8, 2016 UM alum and legendary journalist makes seven-figure estate gift
  • January 29, 2016 Alumni philanthropy supports future dean of UM Business School
  • January 13, 2016 UM, MCPS collaborate to create a 21st century learning environment
  • September 30, 2015 Position statement on fossil fuel divestment
  • September 25, 2015 UM Foundation honors donors with prestigious award
  • July 22, 2015 Private support for University of Montana tops $50 million for second year in a row
  • May 21, 2015 $10 million gift to transform UM School of Law
  • May 11, 2015 Gift supports 'smart classroom' renovation in UM's liberal arts building
  • April 28, 2015 Donors boost UM Irish Studies Program
  • April 24, 2015 UM celebrates philanthropy at annual Phil Day event
  • March 27, 2015 Powered by Us: Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign kicks off March 27
  • March 19, 2015 Wyss Scholarships awarded to UM graduate students
  • January 29, 2015 Missoula businesses raise over $140k for University of Montana
  • December 3, 2014 $1 million gift supports lifelong learning at UM's MOLLI
  • November 20, 2014 Students support students during new UM fundraising drive
  • November 18, 2014 Paul and Betty Haack make generous contributions to SoBA scholarships and Gilkey Center
  • October 31, 2014 UM receives $7 million donation for athletic Champions Center
  • September 29, 2014 Missoula Business Drive supports UM Excellence Fund
  • September 25, 2014 Major scholarship donor Tom Cotter honored at UM Foundation dinner
  • September 12, 2014 Gift from Missoula couple launches gifted education program at UM
  • July 17, 2014 Record year for UM fundraising means more scholarships for students
  • May 27, 2014 Flathead Lake Biological Station surpasses fundraising challenge
  • May 22, 2014 UM Class of 2014 raises $3,200 to support Farm to College program
  • May 22, 2014 Grizzly Athletics receives $1.5 million bequest to support Athletic Facilities Enhancement
  • May 9, 2014 UM's Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign halfway to goal
  • May 2, 2014  Fundraising record broken with $37.4 million donated to UM
  • April 25, 2014 Estate gift from California couple to elevate Montana Museum of Art and Culture
  • April 21, 2014 Alumni and friends answer call to support University, break fundraising record
  • April 17, 2014 $5 million gift for UM scholarships to benefit generations of students
  • April 10, 2014 UM receives Baucus papers, plans institute
  • March 31, 2014 Powered by Us: Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign kicks off April 1
  • March 24, 2014 Flathead Lake Biological Station halfway to $1 million challenge
  • March 20, 2014 $11 million gift to provide scholarships for UM students
  • March 6, 2014 Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation provides $2.4 million for online college-prep
  • March 5, 2014 UM receives $1.5 million boost for conservation from Wyoming couple
  • February 24, 2014 Law School alumnus donates $800,000 for scholarships at UM
  • February 21, 2014 UM students launch 2014 Senior Class Gift campaign
  • February 11, 2014 UM Foundation offers new way to give during Griz, Lady Griz basketball games
  • December 10, 2013 Flathead realtor turns commissions into donations for UM Biological Station
  • November 4, 2013 License plate donations net $118,000 to support Flathead Lake Biological Station
  • August 1, 2013 UM awarded a $1 million endowment for nontraditional student scholarships
  • June 13, 2013 Osprey stars raise charitable dollars for UM's Wildlife Biology Program
  • April 25, 2013 Retired UM professor funds graduate student scholarship
  • April 23, 2013 UM celebrates Phil Day
  • April 18, 2013 UM's forestry college awards more than 80 student scholarships
  • March 29, 2013 In memoriam: UM benefactor Sam Skaggs
  • March 19, 2013 Couple to receive honorary doctorates from UM
  • March 15, 2013 UM Foundation names new President and CEO
  • March 6, 2013 New UM facility focuses on Native American land ownership, honors Elouise Cobell
  • February 28, 2013 Powered by Us: Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign kicks off
  • February 20, 2013 New scholarship memorializes Montana family's work ethic
  • January 30, 2013 UM alumnus comes full circle with $1.25 million gift
  • January 22, 2013 Former chairman of Mindshare North America to give Gilkey Executive Lecture at UM
  • January 16, 2013 $1.6 from Washington Foundation funds UM, MCPS partnership
  • December 17, 2012 UM Foundation encourages supporters to inspire tomorrow's freshmen 
  • October 16, 2012 UM Flathead Biological Station to receive first proceeds from artistic fundraising map
  • October 16, 2012 Sprunk family creates scholarship fund for UM's College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • October 10, 2012 UM class of 2012 gives solar greenhouse to UM 
  • September 19, 2012 New Missoula College building an essential priority
  • August 29, 2012 UM begins fundraising for powerful telescope array to locate 'exoplanets'
  • August 28, 2012 Victim of fatal crash was incoming chairman of UM Foundation board
  • August 9, 2012 Family of UM forestry alum donates to College
  • August 1, 2012 Alumni, friends show support for UM with $19 million in gifts in FY2012
  • July 12, 2012 UM and Missoula arts, civics advocate Don Simmons dies
  • June 25, 2012 $2 million gift to UM will fund scholarships for service-minded students
  • May 1, 2012 UM J-School awards record amount in scholarships
  • April 27, 2012 UM to present honorary degree to business, community leader
  • April 17, 2012 Scholarship fund honors beloved forestry professor
  • April 10, 2012 UM celebrates PHIL Day
  • March 30, 2012 UM announces interim football coach, athletics director
  • March 29, 2012 Statement from UM President Royce Engstrom
  • January 25, 2012 UM receives $150,000 to study wolves