Giving Societies

Legacy Society

The Legacy Society at Central Michigan University recognizes and honors those who have chosen to ensure that high-quality education remains available in our region for several generations to come.

Members of the Legacy Society recognize how important it is to invest in the next generation of students to ensure that our families, communities, and world have the most qualified, yet compassionate leaders.

Share Your Legacy

Please let us know if you've already included a gift for CMU. Providing us with documentation is the best way to ensure that your gift is used in the way you intend.

The Impact of Your Giving


could establish a Named Research Fund

Imagine helping CMU students and faculty find habitable planets, discover new solutions for climate change or develop innovative treatments for serious diseases.


could fund a scholarship

for a student like Christoper Bracewell, whose scholarship enabled him to continue his education at CMU and work towards his career goals.


could create a Named Annual Faculty Development Award

Support for faculty research ultimately benefits students, who share in the knowledge that their professor acquires through research.