Giving to the School of Medicine

UMKC School of Medicine turns 45!

The financial support of alumni, friends, and partners is critical to the school’s success!

Please join us to celebrate the 45th anniversary of this most remarkable UMKC School of Medicine.  Special giving opportunities are available to mark this milestone, and include:

The Alumni Mentoring Program connects alumni and friends with current students, while also providing funding for needed facility and program improvements. A donor to this program, who is recognized through a student office named in his or her honor, will help the school improve its competitive edge in the medical education field, as well as guide the careers of future physicians. Pledge Amount: $10,000.

The First Four-Fifty is designed to encourage all alumni to make a donation, especially those seeking to make their first gift to the school. Donors to this program honor their ties to the school through a one-time financial gift. Contributions to this program support the Dean’s Development Fund, which advances new initiatives. Pledge Amount: $450.

Club $4,500 brings needed financial support to the school through two-year gifts. A donor to this program contributes $4,500 each year for two years, and the funds can be designated for scholarships or the Dean’s Development Fund to advance new initiatives. Pledge Amount: $9,000.

Four for Five is designed for a donor to support the school through a multi-year gift of $4,000 per year for five years. The initial $10,000 will go toward naming a student office, including a recognition plaque placed inside the named office, and the balance may be designated for scholarship support or the Dean’s Development Fund.  Pledge Amount: $20,000.

Forty-Five in Five is designed for a donor who wishes to make a significant impact at the UMKC School of Medicine. A multi-year investment of $9,000 annually for five years will provide critical funding for key program needs. This commitment level includes room naming rights for highly visible locations at the school. Pledge Amount: $45,000.

Estate Planning Gifts allow donors to leave a lasting legacy while honoring the UMKC School of Medicine’s 45th anniversary. There are many benefits to including a gift to the school in an estate plan, and a variety of giving options are available. Contact the Office of Development for more information. Pledge Amount: Determined by donor.

To learn more or to inquire about the UMKC School of Medicine’s funding opportunities, contact Jay Wilson, Assistant Vice President-Health Sciences, at UMKC Foundation: 816-235-5565 or