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General Purpose Fund

Wherever the need is greatest

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Our students and staff have brilliant ideas. Help make them a reality.

Having the freedom to invest in creative and innovative ideas that have an immediate impact is crucial to a university aspiring to offer the best student experience possible. The alumni fund offers support to initiatives that will have a significant impact on the campus environment, teaching and learning facilities, and activities available to enhance the student experience at DMU.

You can offer support by donating to a specific 'live' project through our crowdfunding platform, DMUtransform, or alternatively you can allow us the freedom to direct your gift to wherever the need is greatest. Such gifts are particularly valuable as they give us the ability to respond flexibly and to allocate funds where they are needed most at the time they are received, allowing us to take advantage of new opportunities, which we may otherwise have to forego.

Gifts fo rGeneral Purpose are dispersed across the University to support projects, such as:

    • Hardship bursaries to support students facing financial difficulties;
    • Support for student clubs and societies;
    • 'Matchfunding' for DMUtransform projects;
    • Scholarships to enable students from low income backgrounds to study at DMU;

Examples of areas which have been made possible thanks to gifts from our alumni and friends are:

Library support

Funds raised from alumni has been used to purchase learning and study skills material, particularly related to academic writing, critical thinking and maths. 

Student Support

Over 200 students have received prizes, bursaries and scholarships to help them succeed in the face financial, medical or personal adversity.

Please make a gift today to ensure De Montfort University continues to attract outstanding students and offers them an exceptional educational experience.

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Advancement Team

Phone: 0116 207 8298

Email: giving@dmu.ac.uk

Visit: Portland Building

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